How To Cut Slate
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Whether you're embarking on a new landscaping project, building a pool table, or installing a slate floor, there may come a time where you'll need to learn how to cut slate.Working with slate can be a little intimidating thanks to the fact it's both hard and brittle.
Thankfully, learning how to cut slate isn't as difficult as it may seem at first, and the tips in the guide below will have you feeling confident in your ability to tackle your next project.What You'll Need When it comes to cutting slate, there are a few different options you may wish to try.
I'm partial to using power tools to cut slate as the results are much cleaner and easier to duplicate, and that's what we'll be focusing on today.Here's what you'll need: Angle grinder or circular saw with a carbide tipped bladeWorkbenchClampsTape MeasureCarpenter's pencilStraight edgeWork glovesSafety gogglesHammer*Cold chisel* *You'll only need these two items if you're going to cut the slate the old-fashioned way, without the help of power tools.
Step I: Sorting the Slate Slate comes in all different shapes, sizes, thicknesses, and colors.An easy way to save time and make this project easier to manage is to sort your different slate pieces...