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Cutting brick with reciprocating saw?

Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by Ian H, 13 Mar 2021.

  1. Ian H

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    It there a blade that would cut a load of half bricks from an opening I’ve made?
     
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    I have used some tungsten carbide blades - shaped like a girder to keep the blade straight and not prone to bending, and these have cut relatively soft bricks ok. They are made by bosch.

    One time, a blade managed one side of a door opening, before blunting on bricks similar to London commons, but this was with the cut inline with a perp joint so that's really about 14 bricks.

    I suspect the dry cutting did not help the blade.
     
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    These seem pretty soft so I’ll give the Bosch above a try (y)
     
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    Unless the bricks are soft then you will be better stitch drilling.
     
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