How to Cut Rocks?

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You can cut rock with an industrial diamond cut-off wheels glass rock lapidary disc saw. They are sold in large hardware and tool supply stores. They come in different sizes and attach to most types of powered saws. If you are cutting open collectible rocks, you will also need a buffing wheel and buffing wax to buff and polish the cut rock to a shine. You can find more information here: www.amazon.com
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How to Cut Rocks
It is necessary to cut rocks for a variety of reasons. Rocks are cut to a specific shape for use in a landscape project. Rocks, such as a geodes, are cut open to expose crystals hidden inside. Different methods are used to cut rock, including power saws.... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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There are several methods to cut rocks. A jackhammer will cut rocks out of the ground for construction. A stone cutter can be used for landscape rocks. If you are looking to cut rocks for jewelry you will first want to figure out which cut you want the stone to have as there are many to choose from.
To cut huge rocks use a masonry bit, rebar and a sledgehammer. To cut medium rocks there are wet saws you can rent or buy a wet saw that will cut them. On smaller rocks and on medium sized use a masonry hammer to break them apart.
In order to cut rocks you will need a machine called a trim saw which can be quite dangerous as pieces of rock fly everywhere. You will also need the rock you would like to cut.
To cut rocks, or gemstones, you need a wheel that is made for cutting gemstones, It is called a faceting machine. The stone is cut in such a way as to create facets around the surface.
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