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Old 11-18-2014, 02:45 PM   #1
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What saws would you use?


For the following flooring projects:
1) Engineered wood (Floating click-lock upstairs bedrooms)
2) Porcelain tile (2nd floor bathrooms)
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Old 11-18-2014, 02:54 PM   #2
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To do what?I would use a circular or table saw to cut the laminate and wet saw to cut the porcelain.
In the future please try and be more vague with your questions.All of the info is overwhelming.

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Thanks! You got it...Please forgive me, this is my first attempt ....I'll try to be less over-whelming. . Yes, to cut the engineered wood planks (potentially baseboards), undercut door trim and porcelain tile. Not sure what else I might need a saw for but if I can provide more info, just let me know what you need.
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For cutting tile

For cutting wood
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You are looking at three saws. First a wet saw to cut tile which you can grab at big Bo's for like $89. Second a cut off or miter saw, also shown in a prior pix. Or you can do it with a table saw.....or a skil saw. Third you need something to undercut the door jambs and that can be a regular old hand saw or an oscillating saw. Ron
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If you have to ask what type saw to use please feel free to ask a lot more questions before doing anything.
For some reason about 90+ percent of the new posters are asking how to fix something that was done wrong the first time.
Have you figured out if that floor will even work with tile, not just any floor can be tiled.
Know what needs to be under that tile before installing?
Sat down and read all the install directions on how to install that laminate?
Know your going to need a threshold at that bathroom door, not just a transition strip?
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Thanks! You got it...Please forgive me, this is my first attempt ....I'll try to be less over-whelming. . Yes, to cut the engineered wood planks (potentially baseboards), undercut door trim and porcelain tile. Not sure what else I might need a saw for but if I can provide more info, just let me know what you need.
Forgive me for my attitude.Jist to may posts with to little info to give an answer.If you want a good answer ,give people something to work with,
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Thanks! You got it...Please forgive me, this is my first attempt ....I'll try to be less over-whelming. .
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For some reason about 90+ percent of the new posters are asking how to fix something that was done wrong the first time.
its not just the new posters,

see, joe. when us DIY'rs are doing something. sometimes we don't know what questions to ask. we have to first screw it up. then we learn what questions to ask.
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We have all been there, done that a time or two.
Not making a mistake once in a while, your not doing anything.
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You are looking at three saws. First a wet saw to cut tile which you can grab at big Bo's for like $89. Second a cut off or miter saw, also shown in a prior pix. Or you can do it with a table saw.....or a skil saw. Third you need something to undercut the door jambs and that can be a regular old hand saw or an oscillating saw. Ron
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The only power saw I own is a circular saw; manual saws are a hack saw & bow saw. My priority is the engineered wood install. I've seen those miter saws but they have different sizes. What size, type, model or specs should l look for in miter saw and/or wet saw for tile i.e. the porcelain tile is 18"x18"??
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FWIW...The engineered wood planks are 3/8", "random length" x 4 3/4" wide

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