How do you cut rock?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by 4 seasons lawn&land, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
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    How do you do it if its thick 3-4 inch thick stone? to thick for an angle grinder.
     
  2. Grace Irrigation

    Grace Irrigation LawnSite Member
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    Have you tried using a chop saw?
     
  3. copeblk

    copeblk LawnSite Member
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    demo saw with diamond blade maybe......or just use your angle grinder and cut as deep as you can then split with chisel and clean up the rest with the grinder again.
     
  4. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
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    right. like a concrete saw right?
     
  5. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
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    cut off saw.

    demo saw

    concrete saw.

    pretty much the same thing.
     
  6. wurkn with amish

    wurkn with amish LawnSite Senior Member
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    depends on what look your going for.....
    chisels will even work.
     
  7. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
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    how do you cut rock w/ chissels. you can chip and break it. but cut on a predicted line?
     
  8. crab

    crab LawnSite Senior Member
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    bull set&sledge old schooooool.:laugh:
     
  9. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    Also can use a wet saw w/diamond blade if it's powerful enough.
     
  10. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    Don't forget about all-purpose (AP) saw.

    Ha.
     

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