cutting hood chimney

Discussion in 'Carpenters' Talk' started by panlid, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. panlid

    panlid New Member

    well ive got away with it for long enough. now i have to cut a hood chimney down in height and was wandering what way do you think is the best. i have cut holes in them before for flues with grinder and steel cutting disk.
    any ideas?
     
  2. You already given yourself the answer - grinder with a cutting disk.

    I support the chimney on a piece of wood, scribe a line and cut with the disk, than file away the burr.
     
  3. panlid

    panlid New Member

    cheers mate. have you ever tried it with a jiggy?
     
  4. handyman.

    handyman. New Member

    done it twice (cut a chimney hood that is) with a jigsaw, works fine. I just tape the surfaces to avoid scratches
     
  5. screwfox

    screwfox New Member

    I've just done one with a jiggy, lots of masking tape first, then draw the line, then I supported the inside with a length of wood to make it rigid. Took my time, no problems.

    HTH
     
  6. panlid

    panlid New Member

    if you guys have done it both ways which do you prefere. i already know which way hanky preferes it;)
     

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