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Old 09-03-2010, 11:18 AM
Serf
 
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Default 10" Tile saw

Is this big enought to cut firebricks?
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Old 09-03-2010, 11:34 AM
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Default Re: 10" Tile saw

Yes.

Great for cutting bricks in half. Gets tricky if you want to taper bricks. It is possible but time consuming.

I used a 10" saw and used 3 tile blades for this oven, http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f21/...ven-14033.html (Salt Spring 42" Tuscan oven)
which has many many tapers to most bricks. Next time I will use a 12" or even 14" saw.
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:04 PM
Il Pizzaiolo
 
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Default Re: 10" Tile saw

I built my oven with a 10 as well. Most of us, who built a brick oven, 95%, used a 10" saw. Others had the luxury of a 14", some others used 3" grinders and some even used only a chisel and hammer. HB you'll do fine with a 10 and unless you can find a real bargan on a 14 inch and the 10 isn't a huge bite out of your budget.

Chris

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