04:34AM | 06/08/03
Member Since: 06/07/03
1 lifetime posts
We have that old time 'Slate' siding on our house ans a few of the have been broken or cracked. We have some replacements peices but not sure how to cut them without breaking them. the crack or break easy. This is a real old house and still looks good but the few broken pieces of siding.

M Sagle

12:28PM | 09/10/03
Member Since: 09/09/03
5 lifetime posts
I think you have 2 choices here:

1. Buy a slate cutter. You can find them at for about $85. That way you'll always have one when you need to repair your siding.

2. If you only have a few pieces, you could call or visit a local slate roofing contractor and ask them to cut the slates to size for you.

Good luck with your repairs.



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