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Unread 05-24-2009, 03:52 PM   #1
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Hardwood/Tile Transition - Cutting Hardwood

I'm going to tile a bathroom that currently has oak hardwood (nailed down) in it. I want to transition from tile to hardwood under the doorway leading into the bathroom. What is the best way to cut a straight line under the door. I've used a circular saw, but I still have a few inches on either end where the saw won't go any further. Is a chisel the only answer.

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Unread 05-24-2009, 06:02 PM   #2
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sawzall, fein, utility knife if it's thin and 'soft'.
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Unread 05-24-2009, 06:41 PM   #3
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I would suggest a Dremel Multimax.. I bought this on a whim, and boy am I glad. It is fantastic for under doors.... I was able to use it to cut out some studs below the drywall in order to reframe some medicine cabinets (which will now require no drywall repair as the reframeing is all behind old drywall)..... whithout hurting the bedroom wall behind. and most recently, to cut out some of the hardwood flooring, which had split, and I had missed during a new install.....

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