How To Make a Reciprocating-Saw Blade Guide Blockcomments (2) January 31st, 2012
Video Length: 1:21
Produced by: John Ross
If you need to cut back the top of a stud to fit a header into an existing wall, you could mark your cut lines and try and follow with a wavy Sawzall blade, but there's a better way. Chuck Miller shows you how to make a simple guide block for your recip saw blade to get a square, clean cut.
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