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bassethound
27th Jan 2006, 09:15 PM
You might find that a nibbler will make your life easier.

Micro Mark nibbler (http://www.ares-server.com/Ares/Ares.asp?MerchantID=RET01229&Action=Catalog&am p;Type=Product&ID=81477)

sams
27th Jan 2006, 09:59 PM
william,
interesting tool,
will have to check it out.
thx for the link :)

mytrains
27th Jan 2006, 10:25 PM
Thanks bassetthound, It looks like the thing to buy. It may save a lot of plastic from hitting the trash and fingers from being bandaged.

thirdrail
28th Jan 2006, 11:04 AM
1. Draw the desired opening. 2. Cut an "X" between the corners of the opening. 3. Score the edges of the opening with an X-Acto knife. 4. Snap the resulting triangles off. You should have four clean edges to place your Grandt Line windows into.

mytrains
28th Jan 2006, 01:20 PM
Thirdrail, I tried you suggestion and it works pretty well. I'll do some more practice because it was easy on thin stock but it was a little more difficult on clapboard siding. I'll also get a big supply of new blades.

BikerDad
31st Jan 2006, 07:38 AM
Another possibility is to use either chisels or carving tools. If you have a Rocklers or some other woodworking supply store, mosy down there and check it out.