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  •  I have a skill saw (4+ / 0-)

    that is made to cut still.
    It's a great tool.
    Maybe you can rent one.

    the only down fall with the saw is the blades are 40 bucks.
    I paid 300 bucks for it.
    I bought a Milwaukee

    •  well, that is the alternative (3+ / 0-)
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      RiveroftheWest, eeff, boatgeek

      but long ago I went to slower quieter more mellow tools like variable speed sanders and jigsaws.

      A grit cutting blade would be fast, we'll see how it goes..a grit blade can cut slowly and not generate a lot of heat, but that's the mellower version of gettin it done.

      clamp a guide, tape and thicker maybe for the grit to not get thru, cover the door, the dam grit goes everywhere with a grit blade. A big enough blade can go thru both sides at once, again it can wander, you just cannot force a grit blade any faster than it wants to go.

      and you can easily go too fast with any blade, but especially a grit blade will bend and start to take a different line.
      also a jigsaw can easily go awry, but usually it's helped by poor cord management or being out of position and in a hurry.

      setup and attitude are necessary whatever one does.

      thanks...I'll look again for sheet metal blades too.

      This machine kills Fascists.

      by KenBee on Sat May 04, 2013 at 09:26:12 PM PDT

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