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wood wainscoting installation

Installing wood tongue in groove wainscoting in my kitchen. Came to an electrical outlet and will have to address two more. How do I make a nice rectangular hole for the outlet and faceplate?:confused:

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Jigsaw would be the tool of choice. You need to execute good measuring skills to get the hole in the right place. If the hole is in the center of a board, you will need a 3/8" drilled hole to start the cut.

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if there is space to hold the peice directly next to the outlet you can actually mark and scribe the outlet in place

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