Inside Cuts

Every so often it is necessary to make cuts in areas that on first glance may seem impossible, here are three solutions to such situations. To make these cuts you will need either a jig saw or keyhole saw, also know as a compass saw.



Cutting a Notch

To cut a notch as shown above.


Make the two side cuts.


Cut around from a side cut then across top.


Finish top cut from opposite direction.

Cutting an Inside Rectangle

To cut an inside rectangle drill holes in two opposite corners, use a key hole saw or a sabre saw and cut out from each hole toward the opposite corners.

Cutting an Inside Circle

To cut an inside circle drill a hole inside the cut line and follow the line with key hole or sabre saw.


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