Stephanie Samulski, CTEF instructor and TILE Magazine columnist; Tony Buttitta (5th place), Floor to Ceiling, Sycamore, IL, winner of European Tile Masters 10-piece diamond hole saw set; Benjamin Szell of ETM/Sigma; Thomas Lynch (4th place), Lynch Tile, Lansing, IL, winner of European Tile Masters 14-piece diamond hole saw set; Matthew Heinrichs (2nd place), Heinrichs Custom Tile & Stone, Menomonee Falls, WI, and winner of a 37-inch Sigma tile cutter, model 3D; Jeremiah Bartley (1st place), J.T.B. Tile, Orland Park, IL, and winner of Husqvarna Tilematic TS 250 X3 10-inch wet saw); Andy Lundberg, Husqvarna Construction Products; and Scott Carothers, CTEF executive director.
Third place winner Tom Bean, Douglas Carpet One, N. Aurora, IL, was not present to receive his 5M Sigma Cutter (glass mosaic cutter) prize.






  • The highest scoring tile installer will receive a Husqvarna 10” Tilematic Wet Saw (Model TS250X3).
  • The second highest scorer receives a Sigma 3D Tile Cutter.
  • The third highest scorer will receive a European Tile Masters Hole Saw Kit (Model DB14PC).