Tile cutter and spacers

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I’m planning to fit a section of 600x300 tiles (probably porcelain) inside shower enclosure. I don’t often tile but I’m sure a cutter will come in handy again.

What do you recommend in this situation?

Also, are those cross-shaped spacers the easiest to work with?
 
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EddieM

Electric tile cutter, diamond blade, marcrist are good. Spacers, Yes the cross ones, spacing pretty much your choice, but in a shower, the smaller the better, put the spacers in perpendicular to the tiles, so you can remove them once the adhesive has set. Epoxy grout is my choice, but a bit of a pain. What substrate you tiling onto?
 
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Thanks @EddieM.
Would it be advisable to purchase a dry cutter given how infrequently I will use this? I’ve not seen the prices for the electric cutters and concerned that it may be outside my budget.

I will be tiling on to an aqua panel board.
 
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Wet, make sure the blade doesn't get dry, they're not very dear < £50. They're not pro machines though!
 
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A thought: can I use my makita angle grinder with an appropriate blade?
 
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And you will need to count your fingers after every cutting session.

Tile cutters can be had for $40 and considered just as an expense to do that 1 job, if it lasts for loner then it's a bonus.
Or join Freegle and ask if anyone is giving one away.

I never put those plastic tile spacers in the + corners the way they are usually show, grout over them? no chance!
Push them in so only 1 leg is doing the spacing and you can then pull them out when the adhesive is dry and reuse them on another section (and for years to come).
 
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I will.
Does that tile cutter provide a smooth cut edge on porcelain tiles?
 
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