In this video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement demonstrates how to use the reciprocating saw to cut through a wall. Sometimes pipes or other materials are hidden behind drywall. Rather than cutting straight through, creating a plunge cut is a helpful precaution that may help you avoid costly mistakes in your demolition.
Learn how to:
Use a reciprocating saw in demolition
Understand the action of a reciprocating saw
Safely operate the saw
Create a plunge cut
Avoid cutting into pipes and wires