Cutouts can be made with either of two methods A or
A) Boring a starting hole:
For internal cutouts without a lead-in cut from an edge, predrill starting hole more
than 12 mm (15/32") in diameter. Insert the blade into this hole and hold the tool
firmly against the workpiece to start your cut.
You need not bore a starting hole or make a lead-in cut if you carefully do as follows:
1. Tilt the tool up on the front edge of the base, with the blade point positioned just
2. Apply firm pressure to the tool
so that the front edge of the base will not move
the blade slices into the workpiece, slowly lower the base of the tool down onto
4. Complete the cut in the normal manner.
above the workpiece surface.
when you switch on the tool and gently lower the back end of the tool slowly.
the workpiece surface.