Originally Posted by kjohn73
Yes, I have made a few starting cuts like you describe in my day. I have also made starting cuts with a jig saw and no hole. I was just too lazy to get out a skil saw and had some bits nearby. I used to help a start-to-finish carpenter, and he taught me all kinds of tricks. I am still the champion sawdust and firewood maker in all of SE Saskatchewan, though!!
p.s. Lady Fitzgerald - Would you like some of our flood water and crappy weather??
Sure. Send it to Northern AZ so Lakes Powell and Mead can fill up. Thanks!