Tim Carter, of http://AsktheBuilder.com, introduces many ways to cut ceramic tiles for any project.
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This time of year, a lot of people start thinking about indoor projects. Now and I will tell you why, the holidays and parties are right around the corner. Perhaps you are thinking about putting in a brand new kitchen countertop,. maybe a ceramic tile backsplash, maybe you want to get your powder room floor redone with some really neat ceramic tile before those parties and your guests arrive. But you shy away from the project because you do not know how to cut ceramic tile. Guess what, it is simple if you use the right tools.
Now, what first things you are going to need is a tile cutter. These things are easy to work with. They have this really neat carbide wheels that basically cut the tile just like you cut a piece of glass. You score the tile. You apply a little bit of pressure and the tiles snaps perfectly right down the cut line. You can also use these really nifty carbide tip blades that fit on the hacksaw that allow you to cut L-shapes in tiles and you go ahead and cut one side of the leg with the carbide tip saw blade and then you use your tile cutter to finish the cut. If you need to make curve cuts, they make special rod type saws, that fit into your hacksaw as well and you can also get some really neat hole saws that allow you to cut perfect circles inside a ceramic tile.
Basically, any cutting tool you need is available. You can get them at tool houses or most of the really high quality ceramic tiles supply houses in the—area have these cutting tools and they will run them to you. Cutting ceramic tile is very, very simple. Do not let it bother you.
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