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Unread 12-03-2010, 10:10 PM   #1
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What do you mostly use your Multimaster tool for?

Ever use it to cut tile....say, for outlets or any boxes in the wall.
What blade works best for cutting tile? I'm guessing the diamond blade but for over $100... I know I saw it elsewhere a lot cheaper but I forget where. anyone have any good $ource$?
Any other chatter about the Multimaster (or similar) in your toolbox?
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Unread 12-03-2010, 10:16 PM   #2
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I use the Fein tool to clean up door jam cuts that the Crain can't reach and and trim on occasion.

A little tip for the wood blades-

Get the thin metal cutting blade for yer Makita(or any other inferior grinder) and just cut new notches!!!!Duh!!!
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Unread 12-03-2010, 10:28 PM   #3
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was thinking about buying a fine tooth pull saw from HD and cutting a load of multimaster sized blades from it then grind the part of the spent blade from one of my old Fein blades at the neck of it..then use some 2P10 super glue
( http://www.fastcap.com/estore/pc/2P-...-Kit-6p105.htm )
to glue the blade I cut out of the pull saw blade onto the Fein...hmmm.
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Unread 12-03-2010, 10:28 PM   #4
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What L.T. said, hard to reach areas. I use it to sand as well.

Never cut a tile with it, just removed some grout, thinset. Not for big jobs.

I use the wood/metal blade the most. You can git knock-offs cheaper on eBay or instance.

Andy if you can make your own, go for it!
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I use mine for hard to reach door jambs.
i have a craftsman it says the blades will work
on fein.
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http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/...ht=fein&page=4

Scroll down to #56 and you'll see an interesting use.
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wonder what blade he used...
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Unread 12-03-2010, 11:52 PM   #8
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I mostly use it with the grout removal attachment. It works well to clean up thinset bleed through and any splats of thinset you may not have gotten cleaned up on CBU before it dried. Other than that, it sits in my trailer cuz those attachments are darned expensive.
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I use mine to cut down trees...the usuall.
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Rick I thought you had gotten into Lumberjacking
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Not only does Rick cut the trees down with his Multimaster but he has an attachment to turn it into a Woodmizer. Imagine the cost of that attachment! he loves those trees though
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I use my to cut the drywall plumb and level before I starting putting a shower back together. I also use it to clean the joints prior to grouting like Apollo. Much safer than a razor knife with all these surface applied waterproofings out now.
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Chad..What blades do you use to cut the grout joints and what did you mean that you use your Multimaster to cut the drywall ? Why not a utility knife to cut your drywall or am I missing sumpin'??
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cutting pvc

Yeah,I forgot to mention.Cutting that 2 '' pvc pipie down to get your clamping drain on is a great use !
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Andy I use the grout blades that came with mine to clean the joints.

For the drywall I meant after a tear out when the drywall is all cha-cha'd up ( that's a technical term ) I use the drywall blade to cut back the existing drywall to the middle of a stud and a plum line. So when I score and cut the new drywall straight it fits perfect.

L.T. Google an inside pipe cutter for the 2" pipe. Works great in any drill but does occasionally fall out and drop into trap. So get a magnet to fish it out. It works sweet for Schluter Drains that are existing and need to be cut an inch or two below the subfloor.
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