How to cut retaining wall blocks
What to use to cut retaining wall blocks?
Retaining wall blocks can be cut using a masonry chisel and mallet, but for the topper stones you may want to spring for a diamond blade masonry saw. Similar to a wet tile saw, masonry saws make very clean, straight cuts that will give a nice finishing touch to your wall.
What is the best way to cut landscape blocks?
Use the hammer and chisel to score or cut a groove into the block or paver on all sides. Strike the chisel on the score line until the material splits. For a larger project or more accurate cuts, a circular saw with a concrete blade is a good option. Mark the cut and clamp the stone or paver to a stable work surface.
What kind of saw is used to cut retaining wall blocks?
Cutting and Modifying Concrete Blocks
Use a masonry saw with a diamond cutting blade or a metal chop saw with a dry cutting diamond blade. NOTE: Masonry saws and metal chop saws are available for rental at most retail centers.