Adobe blocks. 4"x10"x14" Wet Saw will just make a mess of them. Adobe
and water don't mix too well.
I've seen one guy take an old tine type rake, cut the tines back, and
sharpen them. He used that to cut. I don't have an old rake and I hate
to go buy one! Was just hopeful someone out there might have a different
If you're talking about cutting adobe in place, as in cutting an
opening for a door or window, use barbed wire. Strongly suggest that
you wrap each end around a broom handle - otherwise it smarts. You
need two people, one on either side of the wall and the operation is
the same as the two-person pit saw or loggers saw.
I'm actually cutting individual blocks. Some as simple as shortening but a
handful will need an angled cut so they'll but up against the house wall
cleanly (I assume I can just but them up against the house).
Well, at least at the end of the day you'll know you've done some work
in the fresh air. If you're married this is a great time to start
bitching about how having a baby is easy - imagine what it's like
having a baby _every_ day for a week, you'll say! That's what you're
doing laying those adobe block. Should be worth some major points.
Make sure to groan whenever she's within earshot. ;)
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