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Old 08-26-2014, 09:49 PM   #1
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It took a lot of courage to ask this question. For aquascaping , is it possible to use slate squares (from Home Depot ) and if so, how does one cut them ? Thanks !


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I believe so, check out the bricks also. Some bricks at the lowes near my house are 43 cents and already have holes in them
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How to cut slate, I used a big hammer to make it more natural looking. I found a big piece of slate from a dismantled billiard table, took a big hammer to it and went to town. Some pieces came out pretty nice.


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Thank you both for your replies. Gilpi, how did you manage the sharp edges, were you able to use a sander ?


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If u have a manual metal tool sharpener it may be better tehn a sander, as it will cut off big sharp pieces without dust flying around
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