Keyhole saw


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keyhole saw

[′kē‚hōl ‚sȯ]
(design engineering)
A fine compass saw with a blade 11-16 inches (28-41 centimeters) long.

Keyhole saw

A small handsaw with a thin tapering blade designed for cutting small rounded openings, such as a keyhole. They are also used to enlarge holes and notch structural members for cables and conduit.

keyhole saw

A compass saw having an especially narrow blade and fine teeth.
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Using a keyhole saw or a utility knife, cut from one stud to the other along both lines.
Using a keyhole saw, razor blade, pocket knife, or serrated edge knife, cut a patch of wallboard as square as possible and slightly larger than the hole (Fig.
6 Cut along the inside of the line with a keyhole saw.
Let it overhang into the archway and then cut out the curve of the arch with a drywall or keyhole saw.
1 REMOVE the old tile by cutting through the drywall next to the tile with a keyhole saw or a reciprocating saw and removing the old wall in chunks.
A keyhole saw is slower, but it is an acceptable substitute for long cuts.
Make the cut with a drywall or keyhole saw, and keep the cut shallow so you won't nick a wire.
holes, then finish cutting through with a keyhole saw (Photo 6).
A keyhole saw, around $7, for cutting openings (Photo 3) and working in confined areas.