How to Cut Tiles without a Tile Cutter

How to Cut Tiles without a Tile Cutter | Oscillating Tool is Best

Before you go through the whole article you must be thinking about one thing. That is what makes difference tile cutting with or without an oscillating tool? So let's begin

There is a specific tool for tile cutting. It is regular tile cutting saw what make your task easy. Instead of it why I suggest you for an oscillating tool? Because it can do the same job with the same efficiency? Besides that, it is a tool for multiple usages. So why not you choose a tool which not only for tile cutting but also other stuff?

Now let's share with you how to cut tile without a tile cutter but an oscillating tool.

Choose your Blade

Cutting a tile with a tile cutter is not easy. What you need to do is to positioning it perfectly so that the blade will cut it accurately.

The bad side is even you do it you are not sure for a perfect outcome.

But with the oscillating tool it will exactly show you the places where the blades will cut. 

Therefore, you can cut the tile perfectly with the help of tile nipper.If you don't do that you can also replace the tile nipper's job and do it by yourselves.

Learn to install tile scrap

Installing blade is important because your oscillating tool will move accordingly with it. Another great thing is there is a number of blades you can choose. Suppose, you will cut a pipe so you will need to change the blade from tile cutter to pipe cutter.

Now you put a tile and you will cut it from the base tile. So, your oscillating tool will find it's the way to the scrape of tile. That will be resulting in the perfect scrap tile.

Now, your blade digs deep into the tile. You will get know how perfectly it moves around the line. Remember that, the power of your tool won't stop there.

However, it depends on your blade purpose whether your job is accurate.

Learn to use as Tile File

Tile filing is so important to emphasize its shape. Another thing you need to make sure while working. That is with fragments should not be left around your tile, therefore, you can use it properly while applied.

Don't worry if you don't have a tile file. Because you still have the oscillating tool.


Finally, I'll share a few vital tips here for you.

  • ​Keep various types of the blade with you. You know that the oscillating tool is for multiple purposes.
  • Bring expertise on cutting tile and filing tile or shaping tile, there are many ways to maximize the advantage you can get. So learn it practically after going through this article.
  • Focus on, minimize your time and money at the same point. For that buying, two or more equipment for your job would be great, isn't it?
  • Manual tools are safe for use. However, the electronic oscillating tool will save your time and money. So be careful with using the oscillating tool.

This is Harvey Johnson. Having more than 8-years of experience as a woodworker & expert in uses of different power tools. But I love to share and advise people about home & woodworking tools. So I decide to work with the Expert Home Tools Team to share and review of Power & Home tools.

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