Can I cut cultured marble?

I have an old vanity top left over from my bathroom remodeling project. The top has the sink built in and it is made of cultured marble. Can I cut out the sink into a new oval shape and reuse it? I have a few non-carbide router bits that I would be willing to use (sacrifice). But I was wondering if anyone else has tried this. Thanks for the help. --Jon
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try carbide after the non-type carbide. Someday, it'll all be over....
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Forget the router. I have cut cultured marble with a sabre saw blade that has carbide granules welded to the cutting edge. I am not sure if they still make them. An abrasive blade in a skilsaw will make straight cuts.
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The pros that installed my cultured marble shower stall used a sabre saw with abrasive blade to cut the hole for the wall-mounted soap dish, adn for trimming end pieces. I kept all the scraps form that job and have cut several pieces with an abrasive crcular saw blade. No problem, just lots of dust.

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Frankie, When you say "abrasive cicular saw blade" do you mean the kind that is used to cut concrete? --Jon

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I seriously doubt that will work well. Diamond-tipped bits would work, but it would certainly make a dusty mess and possibly ruin your router. Take the top to a specialist in cutting counter tops, probably cost less than you think.
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Phisherman, You are just showing your ignorance. You are making speculation on something you have no experience with. I have professionally installed cultured on several occasions. A diamond cutting edge of any kind that moves the speed of a router would plug up. I have yet to see a router made to work with a water feed.
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Jon,
I have used a sabersaw with a metal cutting blade for cultured marble without any problem. Everything from window sills to vanities.
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Thanks, I'll try that on a short piece. --Jon

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