Masonry 101 How To Cut Flagstone
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Flagstone is an attractive, flat stone that's most commonly used to pave outdoor walkways and patios.Though it might not seem like it, it's actually pretty easy to cut and install flagstone by yourself, even if you're a home DIY beginner.
Because of the style that most flagstone walkways and patios utilize, you usually don't have to make super precise cuts.Approximate cuts work just as well.By the time you're done reading this guide, you'll feel completely comfortable cutting flagstone yourself, using one of the three best methods.
Here are the best ways how to cut flagstone with ease.What You'll Need There are three main ways to cut flagstone.Each requires a different set of tools: Method 1: Hammer & Chisel HammerChiselMeasuring TapeChalk Method 2: Circular Saw Circular SawMasonry BitHammerMeasuring TapeChalk Method 3: Masonry Saw Masonry SawMeasuring TapeChalk Method 1: Hammer & Chisel The simplest way how to cut flagstone is with a hammer and chisel.
Step I: Measure and Mark Measure the length of the cut and make a mark with the chalk.Remember that although the measurement doesn't need to be exact, it should still allow enough space for mortar to be added.
Step II: Create a Groove Use the hammer and chisel to first score a line across the measurement mark.Then continue along the...