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bobloj 10-19-2007 07:32 PM

cutting 18" tile
Any ideas to cut 18" tile...the rentals at home depot only cut up to 12" tile??

NateHanson 10-19-2007 09:23 PM

Check a dedicated equipment rental place. HD rentals are pretty limited in my experience.

the roofing god 10-19-2007 10:00 PM

buy a table w/a 7"blade,only about 90$ well worth the money !

JazMan 10-19-2007 10:50 PM

A ninety dollar saw to cut 18" stone? Heck, the proper blade alone might cost more than that?


the roofing god 10-19-2007 10:53 PM

nobody said stone,works fine w/ceramic

JazMan 10-19-2007 11:26 PM

You're right I meant to say tile, I had travertine on my mind from another thread. Actually travertine is softer than most tiles. Either way you wouldn't want to have to cut very many with a saw like that. Some cuts, you couldn't even do at all.

Depending on how many, might be a good idea to have them cut unless you're a seasoned DIY'er. Heck, if all the cuts get covered with moldings, you could use a side grinder. If straight cuts rent or borrow a cutter and have the L and U cuts done on a larger saw.


the roofing god 10-20-2007 10:03 AM

i`M NOT A PRO AT THIS BUT Iwas told that the grinder heated the tile too much and caused stress cracks ?????just done my own bathrooms etc.

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