Cut Perfect Holes With a Python Cutter

This cool tool might make you want to toss away your keyhole saw.
python cutter cuts perfect holes for outlets

python cutter cuts perfect holes for outlets

The Python Perfect Cutter in action.

  • The Python Cutter cuts perfect holes for outlets in a wall and includes templates for cutting different outlets.
  • A tool with a level on the front helps ensure that your outlet is straight, while the vacuum keeps the tool attached to the wall and sucks up the dust made by the cut. The vacuum also ensures that the cutting process causes no damage to the exterior if the wall.
  • A router is included for cutting the holes.
  • The kit also has a rod that you can lock in to set the height of the outlet. When you move to the next outlet in the room, the rod will place it at the same height as the previous outlet.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Get to Know Your Home's Electrical System

If you're building or remodeling, check out this expert advice on planning your home's electrical system.

DIY Electrical Safety

Working on or near a home's electrical system can be hazardous if you don't know the rules. Use these tips to learn how to work safely around electricity.

Tips on Choosing and Using a Generator

Not all generators are suitable for all jobs. Our DIY experts discuss how to pick the right generator for different tasks.

Planning Around Utilities During a Kitchen Remodel

One of the first steps in a kitchen remodel is determining what type of utilities you will need and their location. Find out how to plan for utility placement and what steps you'll need to take after that.

Heating Your Home: The Basics

Learn the basics about heat pumps and furnaces.

Products Featured in DIY Network's "I Want That" - Season 5

See a list of products featured in season 5 of the DIY Network series, I Want That .

Insulation Tips and Tricks

Money-saving hints for improving insulation in your home.

Products Featured in DIY Network's "I Want That" - Season 6

See a list of products featured in season 6 of the DIY Network series, I Want That .

Tips on Installing a Sprinkler System

Before you begin installing an irrigation system, keep in mind that a lot of planning is going to be involved. Use these tips to make your installation go smoothly.

Solar Power FAQ

Get the answers to frequently asked questions about solar power, plus tips on the solar products available to homeowners.

Get Social With Us

We love to DIY. You love to DIY. Let's get together.

Consult Our A-Z Guide

Everything You Need to Know

Browse a full list of topics found on the site, from accessories to mudrooms to wreaths.  

How-To Advice and Videos

Get video instructions about kitchens, bathrooms, remodeling, flooring, painting and more.

Watch DIY Downloads Now

Watch DIY Network LIVE

Don't miss your favorite shows in real time online.