Bath tiling dilemma


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Old 08-14-21, 11:38 AM
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Bath tiling dilemma

Need help and suggestions. Should've saw this coming in my planning stage. Tiling the bathroom and I didn't figure on having two outside corners/edges to deal with. This particular tile does not come with outside corners. How would I deal with this? see pic 1 & 2

I thought of two possible options, neither of which I want to do. One would be to bull nose the inside corner and just paint the outside corner entrance. See pics 3

Another possible solution is to tile the inside corner add the bullnose to cover the raw edge of that tile then add tile to the outside edge of bull nose and use a metal finishing strip. see pic 4

BTW...this where a door may be installed in future. I was hoping to have these sides tiled.

Any help or thoughts are appreciated.


Picture #1...what I have to deal with


Picture #2 what I prefer to have


Picture #3 just bull nose the inside and paint the entrance threshold sides





Picture #4 tile threshold and use metal strip on outside edge.
 
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Old 08-14-21, 12:42 PM
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In your second picture I would use bullnose tile on both sides. You will have to cut both tiles so your seam goes down the center, then you'll have a finished bullnose on either side.
 
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Old 08-14-21, 03:17 PM
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PD, great idea. Didn't think of that one. I'll need to buy twice as many but it seems like the easy way out. I looked up several YOUTUBE video's and one guy shows how to 45 bevel the corners. He says it takes practice but works fine. Several others tell me to use the Schluter plastic or metal edges. But I don't care for those.

One possible question...If a door was to be installed will the bullnose seam down the middle cause any type of problem?
 
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I've had good luck radiusing the edges of porcelain tiles with an angle grinder. Many tiles the interior porcelain matches the glazing on the front well enough that you might use it as edging.
 
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Old 08-15-21, 09:12 AM
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I thought of that, but I want the easiest and quickest way. For just a few bucks more, buying the extra bull nose is the best idea. Besides these are not porcelain, but just ceramic.
 
 

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