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Precision cuts

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by daveyo, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. xtreem3d

    xtreem3d LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 801

    You sound pretty intent on a pefect cut(which is great).. a core bit will solve your problem..won't be cheap though. It's what all the plumbers I have seen use to install round 6" drains in concrete. You also might need a big drill if you don't have one

    Take a look here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC-Y4zZ9ttg&feature=related
     
  2. daveyo

    daveyo LawnSite Senior Member
    from N.J.
    Messages: 907

    Ha! Funny you say that I looked for one today and nothing! I made my cuts today, i used an angle grinder with 4 1/4" diamond blade actually worked pretty good Ill try and post pics as soon i can, its been nuts lately with work, kids stuff, holiday coming up.
     
  3. Dirt Boy

    Dirt Boy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 489

    This suggestion may not be your "first" choice, but you can, at least, be aware of it.
    That is to take it (pavers) to a local mfg. company that has a water jet machine. They could easily cut any shape you want, and it would be as smooth as can be.
     
  4. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,793

    while were on the topic, does anyone have a good source for NICE grates? I hate slapping a piece of plastic garbage in one of my patios? maybe black or brass or something?
     
  5. daveyo

    daveyo LawnSite Senior Member
    from N.J.
    Messages: 907

    Here is the picture of the cuts, just have to line the area back up but its done.
     
  6. daveyo

    daveyo LawnSite Senior Member
    from N.J.
    Messages: 907

    Here is the picture of the cuts, I just have to line the pavers back up in that section otherwise it went well.

    IMG_20121120_162759 (2).JPG
     
  7. big daddy b

    big daddy b LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    NAILED IT.
    Looks really good man!
     
  8. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Great job for sure!
     
  9. daveyo

    daveyo LawnSite Senior Member
    from N.J.
    Messages: 907

    Thanks, means a lot the quality you produce is bar none.
     
  10. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,576

    Amazing!



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