Cutting Drywall for an Electrical Box

A Dremel rotary tool using the cutting guide attachment and a drywall cutting bit can cut holes in drywall quickly and easily.

What You'll Need:

Other Supplies
  • Eye protection
  • Dust mask
  • 565 Multipurpose Cutting Guide Attachment
  • 560 Drywall Cutting Bit

Step-By-Step Directions

Step 1

Shut off electricity to outlet.

Step 2

Use Dremel rotary tool with 560 drywall bit and 565 Multipurpose Cutting Guide attachment to cut enlarged opening in drywall for outlet box.

Step 3

Installation of larger outlet box and wiring is completed.

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