compass saw

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compass saw

n
(Tools) a hand saw with a narrow tapered blade for making a curved cut
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Noun1.compass saw - a handsaw with a narrow triangular blade for cutting curves
carpenter's saw, hand saw, handsaw - a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
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Use a pad saw to cut into the plasterboard and then use a wood saw to cut out the space.
A YOU may be able to manage by just drilling a hole in the corner of the area to be cut and using a thin-bladed tool called a pad saw - sold at good tool shops.