The Best Tile Saws

Usually we’re talking about wood-related tools but it only seems fitting to incorporate a post relating to cutting tile since I do it so often. Either a backsplash for the kitchen or marble tile for the bathroom, the home improvement projects in my home never seem to end. That’s why it’s so important to buy the best tile saw you can afford (I’m not a believer in renting tile saws). You end up using them a bunch of times over the years that it just makes more sense to buy them outright for less than $200.

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In this post, we want to talk about the best tile saws on the market today and how you can save some money by buying one to fit your individual needs.

Check out our top picks for the best tile saws on the market today.

QEP 3/5 HP Torque Master Tile Saw

The QEP 22400Q 3/5 HP Torque Master tile saw has a dependable motor and provides you with the maximum performance for cutting. When you want to do miter cuts the tilting table with extension side table allows you to do so effortlessly. You also will enjoy the fully adjustable rip/angle.

This saw is great for job sites where you aren’t able to use a large wet saw. You may be surprised at the strength of the motor of this economical saw as it cuts through ceramic, terra cotta, granite and other materials you are ready to go through. The water catch system will help you reduce water runoff but it also recycles the water into the reservoir, so you do not have to fill it up constantly. This saw is dependable and includes dual extension tables to support larger tiles so you can get the experience you want with this high quality saw.

Bottom line: it’s cheap and works well for small jobs but don’t count on it for big jobs or for cutting marble tiles.

SKIL 3540-02 7-Inch Wet Tile Saw

The SKIL 3540-02 7-inch wet tile saw will allow you to tackle that tile project you’ve been putting off. Its stainless steel top resists corrosion. It has an adjustable rip fence with a miter gauge to ensure accurate straight and miter cuts. The blade that is included with it will ensure that you get a smooth cut and the blade cooling water reservoir keeps the blade cool and helps you minimize dust and debris.

If you want to make different cut types, this is a great saw for you since it is flexible. Whatever project you have been considering can be tackled now that you have this tool in your arsenal. You don’t have to worry about a weak saw blade breaking and messing up your plans.

SKIL 3550-02 7-Inch Wet Tile Saw with HydroLock Water Containment System

With the SKIL 3550-02 7-inch wet tile saw with hydrolock water containment system, you aren’t going to have to worry about your next tile project. The HydroLock system keep you from splashing water all over so you do not have to take the tiles outside of the room they are being installed in. This keeps you from having to go back and forth out of the room to make cuts.

The saw has a 7-inch continuous rim diamond blade so you can cut easily. You will also see it has a durable rust-resistant aluminum table top as well as a sliding side extension. The sliding side extension can support tiles up to 18 x 18 inches so you can finish your project no matter how small or how big they are. You can get your project underway without worrying about being stopped by an inferior tool in your garage. This one will not let you down when you are cutting your tile.

Here’s a tile saw that will get the job done with a capable tile blade every time for not a lot of money.

2.5 Horsepower 10″ Industrial Tile/Brick Saw

The 2.5 horsepower 10” industrial tile/brick saw has an adjustable cutting head so you can adjust your blade for standard tiles or bricks up to 3-1/2 in and it has a .24 in. cutting capacity. You can do 22.5 degree to 45 degree bevel cuts because of the head pivot. The powerful dual capacitor motor has sealed bearings and thermal overload protection to help you get the best experience possible.

The stand and diamond blade are sold separately but are well worth buying as they compliment the saw. You will notice the built-in 3 gallon per minute water pump and easy-to-clean high-impact ABS water tub which is removable. All around a great saw for anyone that wants to take on a new project for a good price right now on Amazon.