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drywall rip saw

drywall rip saw
A saw designed for making large cuts in wallboard, gypsum, and backing board, such as carving out doorways and windows. A drywall rip saw is the drywall equivalent of a carpenter's rough-cut handsaw.

A good alternative to a a drywall rip saw is a router. This not only cuts faster but can also follow a pattern.

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