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mitre crackle glazed tiles

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by nickdesign, 17 Aug 2008.

  1. nickdesign

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    Hi Guys,

    am going to be tiling the bathroom with fired earth's crackle glazed retro metro range of tiles - see here -

    http://www.firedearthshop.com/epage...s/Kilns_of_the_World/Retro_Metro&PageSize=200

    and on a number of surface where two walls meet on an outside edge and where the windows are recessed i would prefer to have a mitre on the two edges of tile instead of the strips you can buy.

    my concern is how well these tiles will fare with cutting - and what the best method would be of producing the mitre on them.
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    advice would be mucha ppreciated as I'm new to this!!

    thanks
     
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    You'll have to use a diamond blade in a wetsaw. Personally, I think they'll chip luke f*ck. Even if (by the grace of God) you made a decent job of it, a mitred edge is sharp and easily damaged. My advice is, forget it.
     
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    thanks for the info - what options do i have then?
     
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    Trim.
     
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    what the horrible corner trim stuff?
     
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    :LOL: yep, that's the stuff. It doesn't have to be white you know.
     
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    really don't like the look of it though - are there any other options?
     
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    Not really - unless you like the look of the edge of your tiles.
     
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