previous
  • Install an Outlet Box
    Install an Outlet Box
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Vormax Toilet Sweepstakes
    Vormax Toilet Sweepstakes
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
next
Pin It

Cutting Curves in Marble with a Ring-Blade Wet Saw

This specialized tile saw makes quick work of shaping stone and glass tiles

Tom Meehan demonstrates how he cuts a curve in a marble tile for a shower threshold, aided in no small part by his Revolution XT ring-blade saw. The Revolution XT is the only saw of its kind: Its blades have no center and are driven from the outside, allowing for tight radiuses, if needed. This specialty saw allows you to make quick work of shaping tiles.  

Not ready for a Revolution? Watch Tom cut a curve in a tile using his wet saw, a grinder, and nippers. And, to learn how Tom used the tiles he cut in the video for a curved shower, read Glass-Block Shower on a Curve from Fine Homebuilding issue #200 (December 2008/January 2009), pp. 58-61.


From Fine Homebuilding 200
November 12, 2008


Plus get a free gift
Become a Fine Homebuilding Member. Start your free trial now