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  1. neil forrest

    neil forrest Active Member

    Location:
    Strathpeffer
    Trying to figure the best solution using a flat trim. Any suggestions.

    Regards Neil
     
  2. JulianSidney

    JulianSidney Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

    Location:
    ramsey, essex
    mitre the corner ?
     
  3. Plan Tec Tiling

    Plan Tec Tiling Administrator Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner

    Location:
    Wimborne, Dorset
    Photos?
     
  4. 3_fall

    3_fall Administrator. Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    SW London
    Have you already tiled the face side?
     
  5. neil forrest

    neil forrest Active Member

    Location:
    Strathpeffer
    No pics sorry. Havn't tiled it yet. Was tanking today. So far the best solution I've come up with is to slot the back of the trim into the gap between the tile boards so it doesn't get pushed oout of angle . Hard to explain without a pic

    Might try draw something to explain
     
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  6. Martyn Leeds

    Martyn Leeds Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Leeds
    If that's the angle, then that's the angle, trim it and tile it, or am I missing something more complicated?
     
  7. neil forrest

    neil forrest Active Member

    Location:
    Strathpeffer
    20170614_085019.jpg The angle kicks the trim off from square
     
  8. Plan Tec Tiling

    Plan Tec Tiling Administrator Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner

    Location:
    Wimborne, Dorset
    Rather than a square edge trim you could mitre the tile edges, or use a ramp type trim or even a pencil bar/ listello type strip.
     
  9. antonio

    antonio Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner

    Location:
    italy
    Listello.......;)
     
  10. 3_fall

    3_fall Administrator. Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    SW London
    Difficult for me to make out what your trying to achieve tbh.
    But you could mitre the back of the tile your holding it against and that will swing the front face round. If that's what you're trying to do.
     
  11. neil forrest

    neil forrest Active Member

    Location:
    Strathpeffer
    It's the back of the trim that causes the problem. It's hitting the board. Stopping me from squaring it up. Think my choices are to pack out the leading edges of the tile to lessen the angle a bit or bend the trim or cut of part of the back of it
     
  12. 3_fall

    3_fall Administrator. Staff Member Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    SW London
    Yeah just cut it off with snips.
     
  13. Localtiler

    Localtiler Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    Deffinately a mitre job
     
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