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Old 05-22-2010, 05:23 PM   #1
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Ok, I just spray foamed a bathroom, not realizing how rigid the stuff would be. I used a Tiger Foam 600 bd ft kit, I figured I needed about 300 board ft. Turned out I needed most of it... Tanks might have been a bit on the cool side... but anyways, it's in now.

Cutting is a challenge. I don't want to go out and buy a crazy expensive cutter. Basically I have to go with a home-depot solution, as they are the only guys open tomorrow.

What's best? I was thinking of getting an extra long blade for my sawzall. Another option might be an old-fashioned hand saw.

Any other options?
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Note: I filled the 2x4 wall and 2x4 rafters... there is 0-2" extra just about everywhere. Not an easy thing to do cleanly! :/

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I'd try a nice old handsaw, not too fine. I'd think the more aggresive to teeth, the better.
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maybe a bow saw...you know the kind for cuttin tree limbs
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Don't bother with buying any fancy tools, for years all I used for trimming is long serrated blades with some tuck tape on the end as a handle. Since you probably already own a a hand saw, thats what I would use.
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Foamzall!
gos in your sawzall

http://store.contractor-pro.com/foam...36-p-2826.html

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I like that puppy, I don't know if the despot will carry that. Longest sawzall blade I've seen in a store is about 12".

I bought a tree saw blade, gonna duck tape the ends. It doesnt work that well though... gonna try a rough tooth saw as well. Something with a pointy tip would probably be best.
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The last job I was on with it they used an angle grinder with a knotted wire brush
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The last job I was on with it they used an angle grinder with a knotted wire brush
Is that the same crew that let a GC spray with no mask?
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Is that the same crew that let a GC spray with no mask?
Yeah but it got it off the rafters really well

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