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How can you cut cultured marble countertops?

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To cut a marble countertop, use a circular saw with a diamond blade. Have a garden hose trickling water to cool the blade while making the cuts.

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To cut a marble countertop:

  1. Gather the tools and materials.
  2. Wide tape, a circular saw with a diamond blade, safety goggles, a 2-inch foam slab and a water hose are needed to complete the project.

  3. Measure and cut the marble.
  4. Cut on the foam slab to protect the work surface and marble. Measure and mark your cuts and tape off the cut line with the wide masking tape. Trickle water in front of the blade to cool it, wear protective goggles and cut the marble.

  5. Finish the countertop.
  6. If needed, use a orbital sander to smooth the cut edges of the marble.

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