Before going to the process of cutting stone with power tools, remember to wear safety materials. The power tools may spew stone dust into your eyes so better wear safety goggles. The last thing you would want to happen would be to be temporarily blind in a situation like this. Since you’re holding a powerful tool, you may even drill your skin and that will become a fatal injury. Another safety thing to wear would be a safety mask as it would prevent you from swallowing dust. Saw blades for stone cutting are something you’re going to want if you are serious about working with rocks. You will definitely be having tummy problems when that happens. Also, you can never know when you are too close to the stone. It can be dangerous and you don’t even know it.
Better use gloves too as your hands may be in danger in a process like this. You never know as it would be better to be safe than sorry. One thing to remember would be stone lasts a long time. Thus, it is always a good material for something big. For example, if you are planning to sculpt a statue made of stone then that would be an awesome idea. Unfortunately, cutting up stone is pretty hard work so you must be patient. You know yourself more than anybody so you know if you are up to the task or not. If you are, it would be time to buy the needed tools to the task. The items you would need are a chisel, a hammer, and an electric grinder aside from all the safety materials.
The first thing to do would be to mark where you will cut the stone as this is something you can’t do out of the blue. Also, make sure you already measured the weight of the stone. This is the part where you need to put all the safety materials you have including hearing protection because the chisel will make a lot of noise since it is hard surface you are cutting. The next thing to do would be to chisel on the part where you marked. After that, use the grinder to cut the other sides so that it won’t be long before you can take out the piece of stone that you need for the project. The final step would involve using the chisel to finish taking out the stone.
This one would require a lot of effort and there are times when you will get frustrated at your effort. It would not take long for you to know that you are doing it the right away anyway. Now that you know how to cut stone with power tools, you can look forward to future projects. You can’t blame yourself if you get a bit excited about what can happen in the future. If you add another skill to your repertoire, it would be very exciting for what can happen in the future. This is one skill a lot of people would love to learn as the stone can be carved into different shapes.