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Cutting 110mm hole through porcelain tiles

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by electrospark, 20 Sep 2021.

  1. electrospark

    electrospark

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    Hi all,

    I've had a very kind tiler tile over my extractor fan position so looking for solutions rather than re-doing the tiles. I see there are diamond hole saws on the market but they vary in price quite a lot. Can anyone recommend the best one to get? It'll be a one off use so it doesn't need to do any more than 1 hole.

    Tia
     
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  3. Swwils

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    Carefully drill out the perimeter with a smaller diamond bit.

    Be prepared to crack it anyway.
     
  4. RandomGrinch

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    I have drilled a 110mm hole in 300 X 600 tiles in one with a diamond core-drill. It was nerve wracking!
    But remember, you also need holes for the extractor fan fixings, and these can be very close to the main hole.
    This was my mistake - the first tile broke when I was drilling the last of the small fixing holes! :mad:
    It was second time lucky :)
     
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