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Old 07-12-2010, 04:51 AM   #1
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What is the best way to drill holes in tile?


I am doing a bathroom and I bought some carbide hole saw bits from harbor freight, but they suck at cutting holes.

I also have some 1/4 inch holes for mounting towel racks, etc..

What is the best bit to use and where can I get them online?

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Old 07-12-2010, 07:45 AM   #2
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What is the best way to drill holes in tile?


You need a diamond tip drill bit available any hardware/ box stores. Keep the cut wet and the bit will last longer and help prevent cracking. Don't push hard just let the bit do the work

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