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    Hook razor blades in an oscillating tool - video

    Hook razor blades in an oscillating tool. By Chris Notap. 3:14 video:




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    Guiding a razor with a button - GIF
    Vintage razor sharpener - GIF

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    The only time I used one of these hook blades was to cut roofing where I removed part of the ridge shingle course to install a ridge vent. It was a pain pulling by hand. This would have made that and easy task.
    For years I thought these oscillating saws were a non needed tool. But when you can plunge cut straight down in to oak hardwood flooring to install a new floor vent, and end up with a rectangular hole to the size you want, it really was a worthwhile tool. I did burn my harbor freight saw up plunge cutting a 2x4 for 32 inches, just too much time spent where I exceeded the duty cycle of the saw motor.
    The other place they are handy is under a sink cabinet, where you need to enlarge or make a hole for the plumbing drain and supply pipes, you can get in where it's too tight for any other saw.

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    I wouldn't be caught without my osolating saw. I keep a good selection of blade shapes for many different tasks. They are great gasket scrapers just grind an edge on a worn out blade and have a go.
    I hadn't noticed a hook blade attachment for them but this idea would be tons cheaper than a blade made for that purpose or just grind a hook into an old blade then hone it sharp with a Dremel tool
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    What an awesome idea. Someone had a lot of fun cutting up their carpet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrounga View Post
    What an awesome idea. Someone had a lot of fun cutting up their carpet.
    Yeah et his wife was really proud of him
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    I think you are really on to something with that idea! First time I ever saw one of these power tools was on a very old video (40 years ago?).It was a surgical procedure where they were cutting a bone protrusion (bunion) off of a patients foot. I think it was air operated. I had never seen a oscillating saw before.

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    I broke my arm in 1962 or 63 and the Dr cut off my cast with something like an oscillating tool. He said it wouldn't hurt the skin, yet I got cut from it.

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    Commercial versions exist. This Dremel variety...

    https://www.amazon.com/Dremel-MM430-...9378413&sr=8-4

    has two edges permitting cutting on both the push and the pull stroke.

    A slightly different version of the same thing...

    https://www.amazon.com/One-Fit-Featu...378413&sr=8-19

    The DeWalt variant has a larger diameter to move the tool farther above the material being cut...

    https://www.amazon.com/DEWALT-DWA421...9378413&sr=8-6


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