So here’s today’s question: How can you cut a large tile without a wet tile saw or
a tile cutter? We’re going to share a really cool tool for doing that today.
The tool we’re talking about is Montolit’s TutorCut. TutorCut is a guide wheel. It’s
a polyamide guide wheel, and you pair it with a diamond blade and an angle grinder. In this
case, this is the WSG7 by Fein; it’s a 4 ½” angle grinder.
Just some safety tips here. You always want the rpm rating on the diamond blade to be
more than that of the angle grinder. So for example, the Greenline blade has an rpm rating
of 13,300; that’s more than the 12,000 rpm rating on this WSG7 angle grinder.
So how do you put all this together? Slide the TutorCut on the angle grinder like so
with the writing facing you; so it says TutorCut-16. In this case we’re going to have the arrow
turning in a counter-clockwise direction, so it aligns with the directional arrow on
the angle grinder. You slide it on like so. Then place the threaded flange on the angle
grinder. And you always want to tighten down this blade.
So here’s the deal: this will cut a tile that’s ¾” thick. Let’s go ahead and
give it a shot and see how it goes. Here’s my safety tip for you: wear some
hearing protection, safety glasses, and a respirator that can block out silica dust.
Really important when using an angle grinder. So as you can see here there’s no wobbling
of the blade. TutorCut is touching the top of the tile, and that’s important because
you’re going to get a nice, straight, 90° angle cut in relation to the top of the tile.
And that is good if you’re going to be using a self-leveling system like T-lock because
you’re going to get even grout joints. And also, it’ll help reduce the amount of chipping
of the tile if you have a worn-in blade. So this is the factory edge, and this is the
edge that I just cut. This is at a 90° angle. As you can see, there’s some chipping here,
but I attribute that to a new blade and holding a GoPro while trying to make these cuts.
So TutorCut is a great option if you don’t want to cut long tiles in a wet tile saw or
a tile cutter, and you just want to use an angle grinder. Now if you are interested in
TutorCut, we’re going to have them available on our online store. We’ll put a link down
in the description or here in the video where you can check this out. And you can also check
out the other Montolit blades and tile cutters for yourself.
If you got any questions, let us know down in the comments. We’d be more than happy
to help you out. Thanks for watching this video, and we’ll
see you in the next one.