padsaw


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padsaw

(ˈpædˌsɔː)
n
(Tools) a small narrow saw used for cutting curves
[C19: from pad1 (in the sense: a handle that can be fitted to various tools) + saw1]
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The plasterboard was fixed to the frame with 11/4in galvanised gyprock nails, then the window and door openings were cut with a padsaw.
Mark out the curved outline in pencil and cut with a jigsaw or padsaw blade.
Making sure you follow all the safety rules when using electric tools, and keeping your fingers and the electric cords well clear of the cutting area, insert the blade of the jigsaw or padsaw into the drilled hole and cut round the circle, keeping just to the inside of the compass mark.
Now, cut round your design with a jigsaw or padsaw, keeping to the inside of your pencil marks.