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How to cut stone for a pathways?

 
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Has anyone cut stone whithout using special equipment or using regular homestead equipment? Any tips and tricks ? I am trying to cut stone for pathways, i think its granite or something similar. Its from old house precut in block shape. I thought if i could cut them in ~20 cm thick plates it would be nice material for a pathways.
 
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Granite has a natural grain and can be split along that line. A chisel can be used to start a split and then a wooden wedge is inserted. Water is poured onto the wood and it expands and splits the rock. A wet rag wrapped around the wedge, can prevent drying.

http://scottishlimecentre.blogspot.ca/2011/06/tuesday-31st-may-2011-carrara.html
 
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