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handychic
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Posted: September 22, 2008 1:40 PM

Please help if you can! I am self installing ceramic tiles in my kitchen and every time I try to cut one with my hand tool it ends up breaking. Am I doing something wrong?
MichaelPrachniak
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Posted: September 22, 2008 5:30 PM

RE: trouble cutting tiles
Unfortunately, some tiles are alot harder to cut using a hand cutter than others. The best I can tell you is to make sure you score it completely from edge to edge and give it a few scores if needed. If all else fails then simply do all of your cuts on a wet saw.

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