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Old 05-29-2013, 08:29 PM   #1
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What to cut a hole in OSB?


I have a tight space in the attic where I need to cut an opening into a false roof to blow some insulation (around knee height). 1/2" OSB. What would you guys suggest I use that is best suited for this? Reciprocating saw?

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Yep! If you have the room, a circular saw with an old blade will work also.

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Just drill upper left corner, and lower right corner with a paddle bit. Cut out a square with your sawsall. You can also use a multi tool, or a roto-zip.
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What to cut a hole in OSB?


Don't care for the reciprocating saws in OSB as it will tend to tear the chips at the cut.

An oscillating/multi tool can work great as well as an angle grinder and roto zip.
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Hole saw works well....best part....it holds on to the piece it cuts out....except for some saw dust...it's pretty clean.

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