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Unread 06-28-2009, 02:16 PM   #1
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Making cut edge rough..

I have a rustic tile, and i am doing a boarder with a diagonal in the center. Whats a good method to rough the edges up on the diagonal cuts.
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Unread 06-28-2009, 02:36 PM   #2
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Is this ceramic or stone?
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Unread 06-28-2009, 02:47 PM   #3
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May try a rasp. Either steel or diamond depending on tile.
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Unread 06-28-2009, 02:58 PM   #4
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use a grinder on the cut edge or a large bolt like a rasp.

might not look good if your tile is a glazed porcelain.
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Unread 06-29-2009, 04:17 PM   #5
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Try a dull blade, it works for all of us even if we weren't trying!
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