How to Cut Concrete

Concrete cutting tips for the tough jobs

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Chalk line
  • Circular saw
  • Cold chisel
  • Dust mask
  • Extension cord
  • Hammer
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety glasses
  • Sledgehammer
  • Tape measure
  • Corundum masonry blade
  • Diamond masonry blade
  • Gas-powered masonry saw
  • Track-guided, wet-cutting masonry saw
  • Wet-cutting masonry saw