idea for a paver saw?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by strickdad, Nov 16, 2005.

  1. strickdad

    strickdad LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 544

    we recently acquired a nice dewalt 12 inch radial arm miter saw. my question is ,can this be converted to be used as a paver saw, i would think you could get a 12 inch diamond blade for this. im not real sure if i can find one with the right arbor size or not..
  2. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,641

    You can get wet saws for about $600 and they do a much better job dust free.
  3. motoraced

    motoraced LawnSite Member
    from md
    Messages: 39

    i did this with an old makita saw when i did my one out of 2 paver jobs..I only do natural stone now...worked for me and better then using the skil saw....
  4. zturncutter

    zturncutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    If you are going to do pavers on a regular basis get a wet saw.:waving:
  5. orionkf

    orionkf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    What brand of saw can you get for that price? Most of the ones I looked at were in that price range for their dry saws.
  6. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,641

    I don't know its at the warehouse, I'll check. I did get it at the stonw yard and they had a bunch and regularly offer it for those prices. It is probably a chinese product but it works very well and I have had it for 3 years now.
  7. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    i bought a 14" cutoff saw ( chop saw) from lowes for $99.00. has worked great for almost a year now. put on a $150.00 and you will get a lot of use from it.
  8. Birdjr

    Birdjr LawnSite Senior Member
    from nnj
    Messages: 451

    stihl cutquick saws u can just mark ur curves on the ground and cut the blocks wit out picking them up piece by piece

Share This Page