Installing a bathroom vanity cabinet. It fits fine, but I need to cut a half inch of the base board tile (tile along the wall, where it meets floor tile) to have the cabinet flush to the wall. I recently bought a Bosch 2608661757 Grout and Mortar Remover for my Oscillating tool to remove a layer of grout to regrout floor. Will I be able to use this accessory to cut this tile on the wall? Trying not to go buy another saw. I also have other saw bits, but would like some advice.

  • How much tile do you need to cut? – JPhi1618 May 20 '16 at 16:30
  • It is one tile and a half inch needs to come off a 2"x4" tile, on the wall – Keep It Moving May 20 '16 at 17:20
  • Wouldn't it be better to cut the cabinet to fit the tile? Or is the cabinet concrete or rock, etc.? – wallyk May 20 '16 at 17:24
  • Wow, that was an angle I did not think about. I have to check the cabinet when I get home from work. – Keep It Moving May 20 '16 at 18:12

That should cut through the tile fairly well (assuming ceramic and not porcelain), but it may not leave a clean edge against the cabinet. In particular, you'll have trouble getting through the surface glazing.

I'd set the cabinet in place, trace it on the tile with a permanent marker, pop the tile off the wall, and take it to a big box or tile shop and ask them to cut it with their wet saw.

  • Sounds good. Thanks for that advice. Did not think of the edge it would leave with that tool. Was looking for a quick solution, but it would have looked horrible and I could not find those tiles around. – Keep It Moving May 20 '16 at 17:32
  • Wet saw is the best way to cut it will leave the cleanest edge.+ – Ed Beal May 20 '16 at 20:05
  • Note that "pop the tile off the wall" might result in breaking the tile. Hope you have spares. – Aloysius Defenestrate May 21 '16 at 1:17

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