Cutting tile

artsyannieJanuary 19, 2013

I received a big box of 4" tiles from someone who was throwing them away. I want to make stepping stones using some of the tiles (they're all white), thought I'd make daisies. What's the easiest way to cut/score the tiles? Can I use my glass cutter to score them? Would that make a score sufficient to break the tile? Thanks for any help!

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nicethyme

to be honest, scoring ceramic tile is a pain... you're better off nipping or renting a wet saw.

if its glass, yes you can score those

This post was edited by nicethyme on Sat, Jan 19, 13 at 15:08

    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 1:41PM
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texaswild

I use the tool that scores and breaks, but prefer my pistol grip glass scoring tool, then use the breaking part of the aforementioned tool. I first score/break the 4" tiles into strips, then I use the wheeled nippers to nip them into the desired shape.

    Bookmark   January 20, 2013 at 8:37AM
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nicethyme

you must be very practiced at it Slow! lol I'm definitely unable to make it happen

    Bookmark   January 20, 2013 at 11:55AM
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