Alternatives to bullnose tile
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  Re: RE: Alternatives to bullnose tile by EightFingers (I looked at the marb...)
(09-04-2020, 03:33 AM)EightFingers Wrote: I looked at the marble thresholds, they were pretty but way too thick...

You can also cut marble tile to size.  That is just 3/8" thick and the edges can be sanded smooth. 

Also soap stone is available as "scrap" from soap stone sink manufacturers.  Black an matte finish.  It offers a nice contrast.  The tiles are $9.00/square foot.  Each tile will probably get you three cuts.  So pretty cheap.

https://www.soapstones.com/soapstone-tile-flooring/
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  Re: RE: Alternatives to bullnose tile by Cooler ([quote='EightFingers...)
Not clear if you need a sill and/or bullnose to 'case' around the window, but FWIW you can just rip what you need from tiles and put your own bullnose on.

I did this recently for ~20 lf of porcelain tile. That has through body color, but obviously so do marble and granite tiles. For non-through body ceramic tile, you could just paint the edges as long as its not in direct contact with water.

I used a diamond bullnose blade in my wet saw:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IKV...UTF8&psc=1

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  Re: Alternatives to bullnose tile by EightFingers (My tiling project in...)
The aluminum edging trim looks very nice. I've done either regular tile cut to fit the niche with finished edge out, or something like marble wrapped all the way around the sides of the opening. I bought some that was overwidth and left the piece on the bottom wider than the opening was deep so that it create somewhat of a sill.

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  Re: Alternatives to bullnose tile by EightFingers (My tiling project in...)
(09-04-2020, 06:37 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote:  You have to go all the way around anyway, right?

Yes, all the way around.
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  Re: Alternatives to bullnose tile by EightFingers (My tiling project in...)
(09-04-2020, 06:37 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote:  You have to go all the way around anyway, right?

Yes, all the way around.
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  Re: RE: Alternatives to bullnose tile by EightFingers ([quote='Snipe Hunter...)
(09-05-2020, 03:05 AM)EightFingers Wrote: Yes, all the way around.

Aluminum edge trim. Make your life simple
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  Re: RE: Alternatives to bullnose tile by Snipe Hunter ([quote='EightFingers...)
(09-05-2020, 07:19 PM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: Aluminum edge trim. Make your life simple

Schluter makes this stuff in silver, black and gold colors.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP0oMDpegE0

https://youtu.be/KP0oMDpegE0
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