Best way to get rid of this excess cement


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Old 08-04-19, 09:14 PM
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Best way to get rid of this excess cement

I was trying to chip away at excess cement in between the patio and grass of my new house. It's a lot of work, and I didn't get far.

What's the best way to trim off this excess cement? I can't edge my lawn, the edger hits this excess cement easily. Could I used a reciprocating saw to cut through it? Or would a grinder with a cut off wheel work better?

Thanks in advance for your help!

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Old 08-04-19, 10:15 PM
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As you mentioned it's just excess cement, I'd get a 3" wide chisel and give it a tap, should break right off!
 
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Old 08-05-19, 02:17 AM
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Would a masonry blade in a skilsaw go deep enough to work?
 
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Old 08-05-19, 03:38 AM
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I think you would put scratch marks on the surface if you used a skill saw. The chisel idea as Marksr suggested is best.
 
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Old 08-05-19, 04:25 AM
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Actually it was Marq that suggested the chisel

Whether or not a masonry blade would work would depend on how much space is between the pavers and the concrete.
 
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Old 08-07-19, 10:03 AM
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Does anyone make a carbide edger blade? Or can you replace the edger blade with round abrasive blade? I don't know what kind of an arbor an edger has but I bet it's not too different from a saw arbor.
 
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Old 08-11-19, 07:35 PM
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Rent a saw

Rent a concrete saw for a half day and cut the edge clean off. Quick and easy.
 
 

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