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Old 02-18-2008, 03:37 PM   #1
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Cutting a 4" hole in tile?


I need to cut a 4" diameter hole in my laundry room ceramic tile for a dryer vent. What's the best way to do this to avoid cracking the tile?

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Old 02-18-2008, 04:29 PM   #2
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Is this tile on the floor or on the wall?

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RotoZip with a diamond blade. Unless you have access to a 4" coring tool, actualy the hole would need to be a little bigger than that.
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That's a great idea. I forgot about my trusty RotoZip.
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A right angle grinder with a four inch blade won't cut a neat four inch hole but a RotoZip with a 2-1/2" or 3" diamond blade will.

Just thought I'd throw that out there.
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And guess what the RotoZip people are advertising this week? http://www.rotozip.com/SiteLanding_Page.htm

And here are some other things you can do with the RotoZip: http://www.rotozip.com/learn/ProductVideos.html


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