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WayneK

07:27AM | 12/12/00
Member Since: 12/08/00
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I've got to remove some drywall in a room to nail studs behind the wall for anchoring purposes. What is the best tool for cutting the drywall?

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rpxlpx

09:58AM | 12/13/00
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
There are plenty of drywall cutting tools around, but I prefer an electric jigsaw with a blade that's meant for cutting metal. The fine-toothed blade makes much less of a mess than other tools and it cuts quickly and easily through drywall. You must be VERY careful not to cut into hidden electrical wiring or plumbing.

[This message has been edited by rpxlpx (edited December 13, 2000).]

BV007416

08:14PM | 03/31/15
I found the Blind Mark tool a big helper in cutting out openings for electrical boxes and switches! Put the target in the box, install the drywall, use the locator to find the box and just cut around it -- perfect holes every time.
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