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kntry 09-07-2009 08:09 PM

Cutting tile on a diagonal
 
How do you cut tile diagonally in a straight line? I have a small wet saw.

nap 09-07-2009 09:43 PM

1. mark the tile and follow the line

2. make a jig that would hold the tile 45 rotated

yummy mummy 09-08-2009 07:36 PM

You can measure from one corner and then measure the other corner and make a line, and cut, cut, cut......

kntry 09-08-2009 08:05 PM

I can't cut a straight line:censored: without a guide. I can't draw a straight line either. LOL I CAN paint a straight line, if that makes any sense.

I've been searching and found something here called a Boomerangle. I'm going to try to find one tomorrow.

yummy mummy 09-09-2009 11:52 AM

Forget the wet saw......

How about you score your tile with a scoring tool, then cut a coat hanger, tape it to a table, and place your tile on so that the rod of the coat hanger is directly below the line of where you want the tile to break.

Apply pressure and voila, the tile is snaped......

Use a ruler to draw a straight line.......:eek:

kntry 09-09-2009 11:57 AM

I'll try that. It might work. I've called around trying to find the boomerangle locally but no one knows what I'm talking about.

Thanks!

Oh, I have to use a ruler to draw a straight line.:whistling2:

NJ Brickie 09-09-2009 04:44 PM

If you are cutting on a 45* angle just use a speed square against the fence and the tile.

Mop in Hand 09-09-2009 10:52 PM

Try this link; http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/...ad.php?t=28371


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