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Old 12-25-2016, 04:19 PM   #1
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Grinding concrete

I'm getting ready to do a small brick paver project. There's a pole support for our carport in the project area. The concrete support for the pole sits a little higher than the surrounding slab. I'd like to grind the concrete down flush to the slab/finished pavers. I'd also like to square it off hopefully with a skill saw.

What's the best way to do this? I'd like to use a grinder if possible.
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Old 12-25-2016, 04:26 PM   #2
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Re: Grinding concrete

Angle grinder with a carborundum blade.

Careful not to nick the pole.

Same kind of blade in the circular saw.

Wear dust mask, or keep a trickle of water flowing.

Patience, no hurrying, or force to the blades, they break throwing shards violently.

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Old 12-25-2016, 08:25 PM   #3
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Carborundum Cup Stone on the grinder
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I'd use a diamond cup grinder. They are easy for beginners to use. Be advised that you will be making a lot of dust.
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Thanks for the replies. I'll be heading to Home Depot shortly to pick up that blade.
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