: > I'm about to take a 12" X 12" square out of my driveway by drilling a
: > of half-inch holes with a rotary hammer drill. My concern is that I may
: > rebar as I'm doing this, and how do I handle that situatioin? The slab
: > about 4" thick and 40 years old. What are the chances of there being
: > in there in the first place? Was rebar normally used in concrete
: > in the 60"s?
: My guess is you'll probably hit wire mesh, but not rebar. Instead of the
: rotary hammer thing, why not head down to the local tool rental shop & get
: concrete saw? Home Depot may even rent you one. A lot less time & effort
: and a much cleaner cut than what you're planning. Plus, it'll go through
: any reinforcing.
: Joe F.
And when you return the saw, rent the electric jackhammer and you'll make
short (and fun) work of the demo...