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Old 11-23-2008, 01:45 PM   #1
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Cutting Cultured Marble Counter Top


What's the best blade (in circular saw) or other tool to cut a cultured marble vanity????
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Old 11-23-2008, 01:48 PM   #2
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Re: Cutting Cultured Marble Counter Top


Circular saw with an abrasive masonry blade. Cut it outside and use a face mask.

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I use an Irwin Marathon 24 tooth blade (because this is what happens to be on my saw) and cut backwards (this takes some practice) to reduce chip-out. It pretty much machines like wood with wood working tools. Any decent carbide tipped blade will work fine.
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I've used an abrasive masonry blade
and a cheap diamond blade (can get
them for $12-$15 here).
Great results with both, main thing is
turn it up-side down and cut from
the back side.
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You can dress the cut edge with a belt sander.

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