Pin It Check out How to snap off narrow strips of ceramic tile on a tile cutter video blog for a quick demonstration of a technique described below. Over the years I have done many bathroom remodels that included installation of numerous types of tile. One major plus of a ceramic tile is that it is fairly easy to cut on a simple cutting board instead of a wet saw. One challenge I constantly faced with cutting ceramic tile on a cutting board is difficulty snapping off narrow strips. The unglazed ceramic is actually remarkably fragile. The amorphous, or glass-like nature of the glaze is what binds the surface of the tile together.
How to snap narrow strips of tile?
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Jig for Snapping Tile with a Manual Tile Cutter
There are several ways to cut tiles correctly , depending on what type of cut you are trying to achieve. Straight cuts are best done with a tile cutting jig. This is a purpose made device which makes it easy to hold and score a line in a tile.
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