keyhole saw

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Noun1.keyhole saw - a handsaw with a long narrow blade for cutting short radius curves; similar to a compass saw
carpenter's saw, hand saw, handsaw - a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
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Keyhole saws are small compass saws with finer teeth that can cut metal.
They will cut plasterboard in the same fashion as a keyhole saw and are used for sawing holes for electric outlets and switchplates.
Its Deckhand replaces hangers - and butter knives and keyhole saws and ice picks, to name just a few of the "tools" used by enterprising Westerners to keep the gaps in their wood decks free of debris.