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    I am planning on forming a brick arch for my under stand wood storage. I was planning on framing the corner with hardibacker attached to 1x1. Does the hardibacker cut with a jigsaw- I have never used the stuff before?
    Thanks,

    Eric

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    Eric, normally it's just scored and snapped but there is no reason you can't use a jig saw.

    Les...
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      Re: cutting cement board

      I have heard of scoring and snapping, but I need a curve. Thanks Les.
      Eric

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      • #4
        Re: cutting cement board

        For curved cuts on cement boards I use an abrasive (no teeth) blade on a zigsaw.
        George

        My 34" WFO build

        Weber 22-OTG / Ugly Drum Smoker / 34" WFO

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        • #5
          Re: cutting cement board

          Originally posted by fxpose View Post
          For curved cuts on cement boards I use an abrasive (no teeth) blade on a zigsaw.
          If you use a standard toothed blade with cement board or hardi, you'll eventually end up with a no teeth blade.
          Ken H. - Kentucky
          42" Pompeii

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            Re: cutting cement board

            not teeth than how can you eat pizza

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            • #7
              Re: cutting cement board

              Why don't you use a router a zipsaw? Best way to cut round shapes. Just make a jig to keep you perfectly round. I am in the process of doing the exact same thing (a brick arch for the wood storage). I used MDF as it cuts much easier and I only need it to to hold up long enough for my mortar to dry. I will attempt to post some pics tomorrow but I've not tried adding pics yet. In the meantime you can check out my gallery photos posted in my signature line?
              Scott -

              My projects: http://www.facebook.com/#!/scott.kerr.794

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              • #8
                Re: cutting cement board

                I'm pretty sure you can buy cement board jigsaw blades and they are only a few dollars. I've used a circular saw many times for straight cuts (with a cement board blade) and diamond impregnated holes saws for plumbing cutouts. Cement board circular saw blades are pretty cheap ($10?).....the diamond holes saw are a different story - $20 and up, each.
                Try Lowes or Home Depot for the jig saw blades, I am pretty sure I have seen them, I believe they were from Bosch.

                RT

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                • #9
                  Re: cutting cement board

                  I used the "Alltool 9000" AKA The angle grinder.

                  Chris

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                  • #10
                    Re: cutting cement board

                    Here is my brick arch under construction with form in place. I do a section and then slide the form down.
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                    Scott -

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                    • #11
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                      Originally posted by SCChris View Post
                      I used the "Alltool 9000" AKA The angle grinder.

                      Chris
                      Jeez,
                      Why didn't I think of that!! I have one of those.
                      E

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                      • #12
                        Re: cutting cement board

                        I use a jig saw for curved cuts, but it dulls the blade real fast.

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                        • #13
                          Re: cutting cement board

                          Here is a couple photos of my form and arch. I just completed it today. I just used a piece of scrape 1 x 10. cut it with a jug saw and screwed a couple pieces of 2 x 4 in the middle.
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                          Toby

                          Columbus, NE

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                          • #14
                            Re: cutting cement board

                            Use a 4" grinder with a diamond blade, and a dust mask.
                            Rob

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