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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 2/7/2006 5:48:44 PM EST
I am going to replace some windows. I need to remove about 3/4" of the trim. I know I can do some parts with a circular saw ,but when it comes to the inside corners how do i cut them straight?on a circular saw or a jig saw the shoes would get in the way. I don't want to remove the trim because I would have to redo the drywall.

Thanks

Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:51:50 PM EST
It will probably be easier to replace everything, than to mess around and try to cut a little out. JMHO
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:54:39 PM EST
Wash...I don't see trim in the pic...only drywall cut tight to the aluminum window.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:56:08 PM EST
A recip saw and a steady hand. Nothing to it. My buddy does some damn miracle work on rotten wood replacement for big $$$$ homes. He runs the recip saw like he is a brain surgeon.

Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:57:06 PM EST
One of those little flush cutting hand saws would do the job.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:57:35 PM EST
Now I've seen it all.

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Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:57:42 PM EST
That smooth area on the wall at the corner is a repair that will be improved by doing it right.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 5:57:48 PM EST

Originally Posted By Retched_Rick:
Wash...I don't see trim in the pic...only drywall cut tight to the aluminum window.

Link Posted: 2/7/2006 6:05:08 PM EST
No idea if this would work, but maybe Dremel?

I'm thinking recip saw though.
Link Posted: 2/7/2006 6:19:11 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/7/2006 6:19:57 PM EST by Wash-Ar15]
Maybe i should be more clear. The replacement window is thicker. To be at the same level on the outside as the old one I need to remove 3/4' from the trim board. I don't think a recip saaw will work as there is probalbly a 2x4 under the trim board.
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