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QEP Glass Tile Nipper, Contoured Handles with Cushion Grip
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QEP

Glass Tile Nipper, Contoured Handles with Cushion Grip

$12.77 /each

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The QEP Glass Tile Nipper helps you quickly and easily cut shapes. Use the nipper like scissors to trim glass tile to fit around pipes, cabinets and walls or create eye-catching glass mosaics. Cutting wheels can be replaced, when dull, to return cutter to original condition.

  • Cuts glass tile up to 1/4 in. in thickness
  • Great for cutting glass mosaics
  • Durable steel construction
  • Use in a scissor-type manner
  • Includes 2 long-lasting carbide cutting wheels

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How do you cut glass tile thicker than 1/4" (5/16"?) and in 12" sheets (pieces 5/8" x 5/8")?

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Arrelcy
Troy, MI
October 26, 2012
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Boca Raton, FL
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July 5, 2016
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for this application you need to use a wet saw with a glass-wet blade
if your sheets are only 12 inches we will recommend the QEP Model 22650Q wet saw with Blade model 6-7006GLQ (glass-wet) you can order everything at your local home depot
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Houston, TX, USA
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January 15, 2014
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scribe line with glasscutter, then nip on line.
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Lexington, MO 64067, USA
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July 16, 2013
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I cut 1/4 in. glass mosaic, put a strip of carpet tape on a 1x4 piece of wood then laid the top of the whole meshed tile squares across it. Made a couple of passes with the Dremel with cutting blade for glass to get it started then nipped them with the nipper tool. Works for individual mosaic tiles also. I think this would work just the same with the 5/16 tiles.
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Tangelo
Chicago
November 1, 2012
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Hello Arreicy!
You have a few options, you can go into your Home Depot and check with the associates in the flooring department, or check your local yellow pages for a glass shop. Make sure they understand what you are trying to do.
I hope that helps, please let me know if I can be of any further help.
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small craft projects

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Anonymous
sarasota
May 10, 2014
Is this tool good for small mosaic and glass projects such as making a mosaic gazing ball or doing a tabletop? Small craft projects with broken ceramic pieces and 3/4 " glass tiles.
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Philomath OR
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June 28, 2014
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Yes the work great for mosaic projects. I've been using them since I bought them on those types of projects. Much better then the ones you buy at the craft stores and cheaper too.
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Boca Raton, FL
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May 13, 2014
Answer: 
Thank you Catlady for your inquiry.
Our glass cutter can be used on ½” mosaic tiles. It is used like a scissor to chip away at tiles when making shapes. It is generally not used to cut big glass tiles, just shapes in glass.
You may also be interested in our diamond file 10586Q, to smooth out the edges, once the glass is cut.
If you have any questions please call our Customer Service (866) Read More
Thank you Catlady for your inquiry.
Our glass cutter can be used on ½” mosaic tiles. It is used like a scissor to chip away at tiles when making shapes. It is generally not used to cut big glass tiles, just shapes in glass.
You may also be interested in our diamond file 10586Q, to smooth out the edges, once the glass is cut.
If you have any questions please call our Customer Service (866) 435-8665.
Thank you for your interest in our products. Read Less
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Vinton, VA, USA
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May 11, 2014
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>catlady
I purchased the glass nipper several weeks ago when I was in the process of installing a glass tile back-splash in my kitchen. I thought the nipper would be ideal for cutting around electrical switches and receptacle boxes. I used 2 x 2 x 1/4" tiles on a 12" mat. These small tiles have a beveled edge which makes it difficult to score evenly and the tiles tend to break or shatter if you are
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I purchased the glass nipper several weeks ago when I was in the process of installing a glass tile back-splash in my kitchen. I thought the nipper would be ideal for cutting around electrical switches and receptacle boxes. I used 2 x 2 x 1/4" tiles on a 12" mat. These small tiles have a beveled edge which makes it difficult to score evenly and the tiles tend to break or shatter if you are trying to nibble a straight edge. I did not have a need or opportunity to try the nippers on sheet glass or ceramic tile.
For my project, I used a diamond saw to cut the tiles to approximate shape and used the nippers to nibble small areas to get the fit I wanted. I think the nippers would work for your project but suggest that you practice with scrap material to get the results you want.
Be sure to wear safety goggles and beware of sharp edges.
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Bill
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Are the replacement cutting wheels available in store or special order?

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December 18, 2012
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Glen Burnie, MD, USA
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October 22, 2013
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I'm not sure to be truthful, but the cutting wheels will last a long time from what I have seen. You just loosen them and rotate the wheels slightly to get a new cutting edge.
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Boca Raton, FL
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December 26, 2012
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The replacement cutting wheel for the Glass Tile Nipper is the 7/8 In. Tungsten-Carbide Tile Cutter Replacement Cutting Wheel. I have attached the product here for your purchase at homedepot.com is easier to find. I hope this helps! If you should have any further questions please feel free to contact QEP Customer Service at (866) 435-8665. Thank you for choosing QEP!
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Kennesaw, GA
December 26, 2012
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Hi Nic,
Thanks for asking. The cutting wheels are available through the manufacturer directly. We currently do not carry replacement wheels online.
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Can I use this cutter to cut glassmirrors

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Boca Raton, FL
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July 5, 2016
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The glass tile Nipper is designed to cut glass from 1/32" to 1/4" and only will remove small pieces of glass and TINY points from glass tile
will not work to do strait cuts
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This product was designed to cut glass tiles from 1/32" to 1/4" in thickness. However, we have had customers who have used it to cut glass mirrors. We would recommend testing it on a small area first.
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Glass Tile Nipper, Contoured Handles with Cushion Grip is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 58.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great nippers Used these nippers for mosaic tiles. Worked best on glass. They really did a great job!
Date published: 2016-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This glass tile nipper did the job for us. We were installing 1" x 2" glass tiles in our kitchen... This glass tile nipper did the job for us. We were installing 1" x 2" glass tiles in our kitchen and this nipper was the only thing that gave us a clean cut. I would recommend it if you're tiling with glass.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These nippers worked perfect. After practicing on two scrape tiles even straight edge cuts were e... These nippers worked perfect. After practicing on two scrape tiles even straight edge cuts were easily accomplished. Sharp blade is important so rotate wheels as necessary.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life Saver Easier than a wet saw when doing glass tile cannot and will not do without these.
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Actually was kinda fun to use. You definitely don't need any strength to us it. Actually was kinda fun to use. You definitely don't need any strength to us it.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tile Nippers Excellent product we used that both stine and glass tiles . Great product
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from is for glass tile, works as described is for glass tile, works as described
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I was looking for I have to say that I've NEVER installed a mosaic glass backsplash before, or done any tile work for that matter, and after buying all of the material and getting rediculous labor quotes for install, I decided to tackle it myself. My main scare was that I had no idea what to do about cutting the tile for the edges and around outlets. I looked, read reviews and you tubed all the options. Wet Saws, Dry Saws, Glass cutters, glass etchers, etc. Finally, after all the research, I decided to go with this product because the reveiws I read here were the closest to my project. A small kitchen/panty area approx less than 100sq ft of wall area. This cutter was the perfect tool for the job. Without experience I finished in about 4 hours. I canonly remember 5 or so cuts that chipped he surface of the glass after cutting it but think about it, it's glass. There is no magic tool that will cut glass perfectly for you every single time, although this came close. My only real suggesstion is to just buy this thing and cut a piece of the glass tile yourself. My confidence boosted 1000% after I made my first cut. It really is very, very simple. Good luck!
Date published: 2014-03-24
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