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#68894 - 08/20/06 07:52 PM Cutting in boxes in panelling
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Hoow do you guys cut in an old-work box (sorry for the DIYer term) with wood panelling? I know a matte knife isn't a good idea, as evidenced by a scar my father has from cutting one into a wall for our A/C. So fess up, how do you guys do it?

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Ian A.
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#68895 - 08/20/06 08:02 PM Re: Cutting in boxes in panelling
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#68896 - 08/20/06 10:27 PM Re: Cutting in boxes in panelling
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If it is wood paneling, a drywall saw works ok, a finer tooth saw works better.

Mark out the four corners. Drill inside and then use a saw... even a hacksaw blade will work.
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#68897 - 08/21/06 08:15 AM Re: Cutting in boxes in panelling
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Thanks Guys.

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