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yummy mummy 06-18-2009 04:37 PM

Cutting my tiles.....
 
I am using a 13 inch tile cutter, (the type that scores and then you snap the tile) but I just realized that it is not big enough to cut my tiles on a diagonal, as I am putting in the tiles on a diagonal.

It can score the tile, but I can't snap it. Does anyone know how I would be able to snap it without having to go and purchase another bigger tile cutter?


ccarlisle---don't answer this........:jester:
just kidding, just don't give me a lecture.

TSCFlooring 06-18-2009 08:28 PM

cost effective
 
it would be better to just buy the larger tile cutter,,but HD (homedepot) rent an 18 in. tile cutter..but only some will have it so call @ first ...the other option is a hand held score and snap,,,,looks like a tile nipper but it has the lil wheel to score and the T- to snap the tile but u have to free hand every score and they don't always snap right..but like i said it would be best to just buy the 18in tile cutter....good luck

yummy mummy 06-18-2009 09:59 PM

Thanks for your help. But I figured it out. After scoring the tile, I cut up a coat hanger, the wire ones, taped it on a table, brought my tile over, placed the scored section over the wire hanger, and applied pressure and it worked.

:thumbsup:

Bud Cline 06-18-2009 10:36 PM

Smart Girl!:thumbsup:

yummy mummy 06-18-2009 10:42 PM

:)Bud, what a relief, you are back........

R&D Tile 06-20-2009 08:38 PM

Quote:

Bud, what a relief, you are back........
When did he leave?:laughing:


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