saw

A saw is a tool consisting of a tough blade, wire, or chain with a hard toothed edge. It is used to cut through material, very often wood though sometimes metal or stone. The cut is made by placing the toothed edge against the material and moving it forcefully forth and less forcefully back or continuously forward. This force may be applied by hand, or powered by steam, water, electricity or other power source. An abrasive saw has a powered circular blade designed to cut through metal or ceramic.

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  1. R

    Wet saw plastic or metal construction?

    Hi, I am looking at wet saws and only a DIY here but got a few odd shapes to cut. What would people recommend between the cheap plastic type wet cutters like the Mac Allister or a metal based one? Such as Performance Power PTC450E 450W Brushless Electric Tile Cutter 230-240V -...
  2. Kilo

    Recommended blade for wet saw

    Hi, I bought a (let's say) DIY wet saw for a few projects around the house (they may include porcelain) and have made some good right angle/curved cuts to some sacrificial unglazed tiles with the blade included. Having made a couple of cuts to a glazed ceramic tile, the blade is doing less...
  3. R

    Thin Porcelain Tile saw purchase of a Rubi evo 850

    Looking at buying a Rubi wet tile saw with a budget of £450 . A local company is selling model du 200 evo 850 for my budget with trade discount. I’ll be cutting porcelain tiles has anyone used this particular model as I can only see it being sold by this company.
  4. P

    Rubi DCX-250 Saw length query

    Hi, Is anyone using a Rubi DCX-250 expert 1250 bridge saw? I'm trying to find the total length of the saw table to ensure it fits in the van prior to purchase. Trying on google but it's telling me packaged length is same as cut length...1250...which cannot be correct. Have a berlingo van and...
  5. Tile Marble Granite

    For Sale Dewalt wet saw

    Quick sale as I am relocating. Selling Dewalt wet saw £350, Sigma straight cutter 70mm £85, Dewalt jack hammer £35, Metabo Mitersaw with stand £100. Got some US appliances considering selling as well, a Makita GV5000 5'' disc sander/polisher and step down/up voltage transformer (for polishing...
  6. mickey blu

    Wet saw

    What's your question? Pictures can be added. Wet saw Hi all , best wet saw for the money to take big tiles to ! I know of the dewalt is this still the case ! Thanks in advance 👍🏻
  7. R

    What mitre saw blade for cutting steel trim?

    Hi all, I've brought an Evolution R210CMS mitre saw for cutting tile trims. It comes with a T20 tct multipurpose blade. The issue I'm having is when I cut steel trim, it keeps kicking back and bending the trim. My question is, do I need to buy the T68 blade for cutting finer metals? Or is it...
  8. J

    Wet saw blades

    I need to replace my wet saw blade and I'm looking for a reasonably priced blade that will handle all types of tile . It's a 200mm diameter 22mm bore. Thanks all
  9. N

    22mm blade on a vitrex 750 wet saw?

    Hi can anyone advise me on how to fit a 22mm bore blade on to my vitrex 750 wet cutter? I’ve been told that you can change something around on it but not quite sure. Many thanks
  10. J

    Tile Cutter Reviews Tile saw

    I have a brand new in unopened box Ridgid Beast Tile Saw for sale $500.00 located in Chattanooga, TN area
  11. J

    Ridgid Beast Tile Saw for sale

    I have a brand new in unopened box Ridgid Beast Tile Saw for sale $500.00 located in Chattanooga, TN area
  12. J

    Wet Saw or Grinder

    Hi all. My Rubi ND200 recently packed up and I’ve been looking at other options. I was looking at the Festool AGC 18 cordless angle grinder with one of their extractors as an option but with me being used to the wet saw I’m wondering if it would be a bad idea. Anyone prefer a grinder over a...
  13. D

    Hi I have done hundreds of wet rooms. But not in quartz I have the big rubi table saw. I have tried plenty of water a new blade

    Hi I have done hundreds of wet rooms. But not in quartz I have the big rubi table saw. I have tried plenty of water a new blade and an old blade and tried a marcrist ultra thin blade to and can’t stop it chipping the eges . The saw cuts all other tiles marble granite no problems Can any body...
  14. W

    Tile Cutter Reviews Wet table saw

    Has anyone tried / tested / got a view on the Husqvarna ts230f ?, for its price...is it worth it ?,
  15. T

    De walt d24000 tile saw stolen by a set of tw—s

    Hi all Last week I had my de walt d24000 tile saw stolen from my lock up. They took the main cutting part but left the stand,water tray,sliding tray,extension piece,so it’s f—k—g useless to the dickheads who stole it. If any tiler gets offered drop me message . Stolen in Todmorden
  16. Wishiwasatoptiler

    Wet tile saw

    Looking for a wet tile cutter, just something around 400mm bed for kitchens and small bathroom tiles, saving going outside with the grinder, but don't want to get wet using it, ordered one from ctd yesterday ND 180 rubi but have since read poor reviews, really looking at £150 ish spend Cheers...
  17. acaciaguy

    Bridge saw v traditional wet cutter

    Hello all What are the benefits of a bridge saw over a “normal” push though electric cutter. ? Are the cuts better for all tile types. I mainly use a grinder and the rubi nd 200. What would the advantage of a bridge saw over these. Are the cuts better on ceramic and porcelain tiles?
  18. R

    Nick - New member - wet saw question

    Hi everyone, I worked as an apprentice tiler with a well respected tiler ( now long gone) straight out of school whilst trying to make it as a footballer in the West London area! After three years. I went to college to become a PE teacher and have been in that profession for around 30 years...
  19. A

    Which electric tile saw

    Hi guys I know someone posted about a week or so ago dewalt v rubi. I currently have a Norton wet cut I've had for years. It's ok for the odd job but the fence accuracy is garbage. 600mm sq is probably the biggest I'll do as I'm a building contractor not tiler (before you chip in I do understand...
  20. acaciaguy

    Recommend me a new tile hole saw set

    its time to get a new set. Any suggestions?
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