• Marble needs a different blade from everything else
  • Typically change the blade every 3 or 4 weeks
  • Make all cuts possible one way before making cuts in the other direction
  • cutting speed depends on material (hardness, brittleness, etc.)
    • Operator can tell how fast to cut depending how the material reacts to the blade (sound)
  • Certain edges require additional machining before fabrication
    • bullnose, waterfall, ?