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The obvious and most direct answer is a table saw as described by mohlsen and in all cases where applicable this is the most reliable method. However, just to offer a different approach, the same effect can be achieved by making a fixture and feeding the piece through a planer. Its more labor intensive and not without its down sides but the cut is generally ...


It also depends what time of the year it is. In the summer when humidity is at its highest, the gap should be smaller as compared to a winter install.


As mentioned in the comments of my answer most quality underlayment (minus cork) now comes with one taped side. To install the manufacturers recommend laying out the taped side in the same direction much like you will lay out the wood on your floors - for example if you have to make cuts on a row stagger them. Let's imagine a small room. It is 12 feet ...


If you're regrouting I highly recommend epoxy grout. It's impermeable and doesn't have to be sealed. I'm never using regular grout again. I've done some myself, and have also asked pro tile setters to use it even if they haven't before, and haven't had problems with that. Here's the post that turned me on to it for more info on market options

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