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2014-11-03 21:10:07.340972+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

DIYers/contractors: Do we rent a $65/day tile saw, or buy a Craigslist $500 one and sell it after the tile is done?

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#Comment Re: DIYers/contractors made: 2014-11-04 11:59:27.28928+00 by: Larry Burton

How many days will you need to use it? If you only need it a day or two rent. If you will need it any longer then buy the $500 one and sell it afterwards.

#Comment Re: DIYers/contractors made: 2014-11-05 14:05:28.130618+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Or do you buy the $50 Harbor Freight tile saw, and throw it away when you're done with it?

#Comment Re: DIYers/contractors made: 2014-11-05 22:40:43.848688+00 by: Dan Lyke

My concern is accuracy (although, as with such things, I can probably make do with precision). A friend has offered his DeWalt, I'll get a handful of fresh blades and test cut a bunch of tiles on the diagonal to make sure that I've got my technique down (we'll need them cut along the tub edge anyway...).