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  1. Andrew Anaxagoras

    Andrew Anaxagoras Active Member

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    Uk
    Hello people,need to draw a curve onto laminate ,chop out and match my tiles to it.Any ideas how to draw a smooth curve ?
     
  2. Andy Allen

    Andy Allen Metro specialist & forum entertainer! Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

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    How big ?
     
  3. Wes

    Wes Active Member

    Location:
    Preston
    Hi Andrew depends how sharp it is what about string line and pencil or long piece of flexible plastic nail at each end one in middle trace round it
     
  4. Andrew Anaxagoras

    Andrew Anaxagoras Active Member

    Location:
    Uk
    Wes, little bit of genius (plastic) well done,doing this 20 years and I couldn't think of anything, time for a break me thinks.ta mate
     
  5. Wes

    Wes Active Member

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    Preston
    No problem pal that's what the forums for you can get long lengths from upvc suppliers like what window fitter use for trimming round new windows. It's cheap aswell.
     
  6. RayTheTiler

    RayTheTiler Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Bedale
    have you tried a compas
     
  7. Wes

    Wes Active Member

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    Preston
    That would have to go on the roof rack ray dont think it would fit in a pencil case.
     
  8. timeless john

    timeless john Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

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    Nail - pencil - bit of string!
     
  9. Wes

    Wes Active Member

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    Preston
    Yea that's what I meant in my reply to Andrew just didn't explain very well.
     
  10. Rookery

    Rookery Professional Tiler

    What radius do you need?
     
  11. Albert

    Albert Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Gateshead NE8, UK
    I tend to look around for something the same size
    a bucket, an offcut of pipe, a mug etc etc
     
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  12. Andrew Anaxagoras

    Andrew Anaxagoras Active Member

    Location:
    Uk
    Couldn't find a 3 lineameter cup Albert but thanks for the heads up
     
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  13. Albert

    Albert Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Gateshead NE8, UK
    upload_2017-12-8_6-55-28.png Will this do
     
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  14. Andrew Anaxagoras

    Andrew Anaxagoras Active Member

    Location:
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    Ok you got me!!! Thanks Albert,I'm on my way to pick it up now
     
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