I've been using a boxknife, or at least what I call a box knife to cut
sections out of drywall as I put it up (vent holes, that sort of stuff).
Anyway I find that for anything over 1/2" drywall that box knife really
sucks at cutting.
How do the pros cut drywall, I've seen them do it at work when they were
constructing my server room, but it just looked like they were using box
knives to me - but they went so much more quicker. Is there a special type
of blade or knife that works best for drywall or what. It's not like I was
being dainty or something with the blade.
On Sat, 9 Sep 2006 18:58:20 -0700, with neither quill nor qualm,
A sharp razor blade in a box knife will score the paper just fine,
then snap the board, turn it over, and cut the unbroken paper at the
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A utility knife to score and snap. A box knife implies to me a
single edge razor blade in a holder - it will work, but would not
be my first choice.
A RotoZip or clone or a jab saw like this;
I do not like the Roto tools. I own and have tried the RotoZip
brand (plastic junk), a Porter Cable (actually their laminate
trimmer router), and a DeWalt. I can hang 3 sheets of rock with a
jab saw in the time it takes to change broken blades, fiddle
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