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Spiral Saw Basics

Spiral saws are used primarily for cutting into drywall. But they can be used for many applications.

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circle guide lets spiral saw cut perfect circles
Photo 2 of 5A circle guide allows a spiral saw to cut perfect circles.

Circle Guide(2 of 5)

Various attachments are available for a spiral saw. Add a circle guide to the basic cutout tool to cut perfect circles. Snap the circle guide onto the base, then place the point of the guide on the center of the circle and plunge the tip of the tool into the material. Turn the tool, following the guide to cut circles between one and 12 inches in diameter.

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