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06-24-2009 12:09 AM
Avaire Archive Author: Journeyman
Date: 10/27/2008 3:40 pm EDT
Buy a dry-cut diamond blade with a minimally segmented rim and you'll have that blade a long long time after this project is completed. Don't expect to saw completely through the tiles with the dry-grinder method tho. The trays will present a slight issue, so be prepared.

A diamond wet saw is the best most efficient way to cut those tiles and the toilet flange can also be done with a wet saw.

You can rent tile saws.
06-24-2009 12:09 AM
Avaire Archive Author: Chris
Date: 10/28/2008 8:51 am EDT
I'm just lucky I guess.

Journeyman, it's great to hear from you again.

Good answer by the way.
06-24-2009 12:08 AM
Avaire Archive Author: Journeyman
Date: 10/27/2008 3:43 pm EDT
How'd you do that Chris?

You posted four minutes after me and got on the board ahead of me.
06-24-2009 12:08 AM
Avaire Archive Author: Chris
Date: 10/27/2008 3:44 pm EDT
Having a saw and a grinder is the best, but if you wan't to use just a grinder you will be fine.

Rather than spraying water on the grinder blade make sure you have a good quality blade that cuts porcelain tile dry then you should only need one blade to complete your project.

Instead of buying both a grinder and a saw maybe there is a local rental store you could get a saw for a day, or if you have one available you could use a standard tile cutter to make all your straight cuts.

Hope this helps.
06-24-2009 12:08 AM
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Author: Jim Kennedy
Date: 10/27/2008 12:36 am EDT
Have product ready for bathroom installation. I anticipate approx. 25 straight cuts, 6 compound, plus toilet flange.
Saw vs grinder????
If I go with grinder, about how many blades will I go through; and can I use a water spray with the grinder?
(I don't want to buy both saw & grinder -- I'll have more long term use for the grinder.)

Thanks for your time

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