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In this great action shot, reader Vincent Ma cuts some stone for his latest backyard project and shows off his hard-won work clothes.

Using an angle grinder from Canadian Tire, and a Norton diamond blade, I can score grooves in the brick in order to snap the “wings” off the Celtik wall unit. This way I can make beveled units for curved sections of the wall.

My work pants are nearing their end. Here a giant rip opened up and all I can do is duct-tape it to prevent my underwear from showing. Yes, I do know how to sew, but I don’t wanna bother with it.

Never feel bad about working so hard that your work clothes can’t take the strain. The only idiots who’ll make fun of you for that are the same people who’d hire out the project you just did with your bare hands. The duct tape just means you value one type of work over another this weekend — nothing wrong with that.  Also, the stones look great.

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4 Responses to Flickr Pool: Stone Cutter

  1. tony says:

    Who controls the British crown? Who keeps the metric system down? We do! We do!

  2. Kevin says:

    lol tony, yeah those stones do a number on clothing items, I went through 2 pairs of gloves cutting stones on a paver project, did the duct tape solution as well on all the finger tips.

  3. Tony Clifton says:

    I’m a member!

    (I’m glad I wasn’t the only one who made that connection)

  4. blore40 says:

    mmmmm donuts!!

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