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Oblivious Wrote:
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> If I may throw in my 2 cents.
>
> Vinalhaven Maine Granite quarries 200 years ago,
> gallamander to move it, steel tools to cut carve,
> and shape. There is a picture in a historical
> society book up there that shows a poor immigrant
> in the middle of a field on the island banging
> away on a hunk of granite. No shelter from the
> weather, if they got hurt, too bad. Carved rock
> sent on ships up and down the east coast to adorn
> all types of buildings. Steel tools, the proper
> method applied, and works of art are made.
>
> Today we can use diamond abrasives and make fast
> work of granite. The difficult part is holding the
> diamonds and keeping them cool so they don't come
> loose from the tool. There is no reason a metal
> saw blade with diamonds attached could not have
> been made and cooled with water.

All well and good, but that scenario does not at all fit into what we see in the mountains of Peru.

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More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 1991 Ratcho 12-Mar-16 07:39
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 639 Oblivious 27-Mar-16 23:02
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 607 Harte 28-Mar-16 23:37
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 576 Origyptian 29-Mar-16 12:52
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 558 Harte 31-Mar-16 10:05
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 539 Oblivious 31-Mar-16 00:20
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 561 carolb 31-Mar-16 02:02
What ifs... 433 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 06:33
Re: What ifs... 541 Harte 02-Apr-16 13:10
If walls could talk 499 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 16:02
Re: If walls could talk 530 Harte 02-Apr-16 22:06
Re: If walls could talk 517 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 23:46
Re: If walls could talk 551 Origyptian 03-Apr-16 16:59
Any examples? 463 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 15:22
Re: Any examples? 449 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 15:31
Would rekindle the discussion... 486 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 16:28
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 429 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 18:40
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 460 Oblivious 04-Apr-16 23:11
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 482 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 00:02
Re: Any examples? 473 carolb 04-Apr-16 23:36
Re: Any examples? 471 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 00:21
Re: Any examples? 509 carolb 05-Apr-16 00:30
Re: Any examples? 426 Oblivious 05-Apr-16 22:28
Re: Any examples? 415 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 23:59
Re: Any examples? 436 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-16 22:59
Re: Any examples? 540 Origyptian 06-Apr-16 00:04
Re: Any examples? 490 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-16 09:22
Re: Any examples? 539 Oblivious 07-Apr-16 23:08
Re: If walls could talk 575 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 19:35
Re: If walls could talk 499 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 19:50
Re: If walls could talk 432 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 20:37
Re: If walls could talk 448 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 20:50
Re: If walls could talk 479 Harte 18-Jul-16 22:45
Re: If walls could talk 491 Thanos5150 18-Jul-16 23:22
We already know of one possible way it was done... 341 Ratcho 19-Jul-16 23:09
Re: What ifs... 492 Origyptian 03-Apr-16 16:51
Re: What ifs... 480 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 15:54
Re: What ifs... 541 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 16:06
Re: What ifs... 462 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 16:23
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 544 Thunderbird 02-Apr-16 14:17
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 551 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 16:09
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 498 Thunderbird 03-Apr-16 00:52
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 576 Harte 19-Jul-16 23:32
Re: We do know.... : ) 398 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 02:19
Re: We do know.... : ) 415 Audrey 20-Jul-16 04:02
Re: We do know.... : ) 456 Origyptian 20-Jul-16 13:43
Re: Drive by Fruiting ! 432 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 17:23


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