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Cutting limestone boulders. Ooolite: Limestone fron South Florida.
What is the least cost prohibitive way of cutting oolite boulders (2 foot x2 foot x 3 feet ) into blocks (2 foot by x 1 foot x 3 feet)? The local quarries supply it pretty cheap (10 cubic yards for...
3 months ago
 
Cutting limestone boulders. Ooolite: Limestone fron South Florida.
What is the least cost prohibitive way of cutting oolite boulders (2 foot x2 foot x 3 feet ) into blocks (2 foot by x 1 foot x 3 feet)? The local quarries supply it pretty cheap (10 cubic yards for...
3 months ago
 
Is there any way to remove stains that were caused by silicone being applied to the underside of marble to keep it in place
No further details provided
7 years ago
 
repairing loose stone steps
I have stone steps beside my house about 10 levels (vertical) Unfortunately a number of these steps have become loose and can create a dangerous situation. Does anyone have any suggestions on the best...
8 years ago 2
 
Which kind of aggregate is most compactable and will not settle later?
We are putting 3 feet of fill inside a retaining wall and do not want it to settle under the shed we are placing on top.
8 years ago
 
How can I break a large granite rock into smaller pieces?
I have to put up a fence to keep my son out of my neighbors yard. I don't have many tools myself, but I have access to many. I can't spend more than $20 or so on a solution. There is a large granite...
8 years ago 1
 
We have installed a liner and still have tar seeping through the bedroom wall...how do you fix that??
Old stone farmhouse where previous owners burnt anything in the Rayburn (ie pieces of old kitchen worktop) we now have installed a liner in the chimney, but are still getting tar dripping down the...
8 years ago 1