December 10, 2014

How to Make a Plunge Cut with a Circular Saw to Cut a Shape in Wood.  The circular saw is the most popular and commonly owned power saw among homeowners and DIY-ers for a few reasons.  It is relatively inexpensive, it is portable, and it is rather easy to handle. It is also very good for cutting wood, and especially for making straight cuts in wood.

But, did you know that you can also use your circular saw to cut out various shapes in wood?  The technique for doing this is called making a “plunge cut”.  You can use a plunge cut for any number of DIY projects where you want to cut a shape out of a piece of wood. 

A common household project for which you might want to know how to do this is if you plan to install a doggy door or kitty door in the door of your home.  This is exactly the cut you will need to know how to make to do the job. So, watch our step-by-step video to learn how to make a plunge cut with a circular saw!

You Can Do This!

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