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How do you cut lead?

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I recently acquired a block of lead, it is an 8 inch square block. It is way too big for my little smelter. I have tried every saw I have to cut it into smaller pieces but have had no success. The blades load right up. I even tried melting it with a propane torch, but it is so dense it just absorbs the heat from the torch.

 

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to cut it????

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I have cut with a course sawall blade and on my bandsaw wd-40 will help the chips from stick any way you cut it will be a pain in the a$$

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I heat a small area with a propane torch  then have at that area with a 3lb sledge and masonry chisel

Ive tried all types of power saws grinders etc but if the blade gets hot it won't cut through 

Agree with the above poster that cutting lead is a pain in the butt.

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i have used a chisel and hammer in the past to do this. you just need to find something that looks like it will get the job done. 

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I used a sawzall with a very course blade. It works fine, but it is very tedious and time consuming. I learned the hard way. I would never take any lead even free if it doesn't fit in my pot. Way too much work.

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