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how do i cut a hole in wood 5" diameter X 2.5" deep?

I bought a 5" circle cutter but it only had 1 7/8" depth and is useless.

Update:

the circle cutter was a form of hole saw. The amazon image was deceptive as they zoomed in on a "thick" hole saw to make it appear 5x5x5 including 5" depth, but it was actually less than 2" and will not go through my boards.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

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  • elhigh
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Are you trying to drill a stopped hole - one that doesn't go all the way through the piece you're cutting into?

    If so, get hold of a chisel and pare away chunks of the material you've cut around until you have sufficient clearance to keep going with the hole saw you have.  Stop at the 2.5" level and clean up the bottom of the hole with the chisel.

    If you're through-cutting, remove the hole saw from the drill and install at regular drill bit the same diameter as the hole saw's guide bit, and drill all the way through the piece.  Now you have a clear starting point on the other side of the piece you're cutting through, and can restart the hole from that side.  There may be some slight misalignment but try to keep everything very square and you should be okay.

  • y
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    You cut until it bottoms out, then chisel out the waste, then cut again. Using a longer pilot bit also allows you to drill from the other side, once the pilot pokes through. Also prevents breaking through and some damage.

  • 1 month ago

    I bought a 5" circle cutter but it only had 1 7/8" depth and is useless.

    FLAT OUT LIE. It is physically IMPOSSIBLE for a hold saw to be limited to 1 7/8" depth.

    That said, IF it were true, it would be CHILD'S PLAY to drill a guide hole all the way trough and cut from both sides

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Troll.  Nobody is going to buy anything but a 5" hole saw.  The "circle cutter" is his BS.

  • Zany
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    Drill a hole with a bit the same size as the hole saw bit, completely through the wood. Use the hole saw bit from either side.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Take a chisel and cut out the some of the 1 7/8" .  Better yet use a zip rotor or even a Dremel tool (both are free hand routers) to cut out the 1 7/8" material.  Then proceed with the hole cutter.  They make hole cutters deep enough to get through bricks so that you can install a clothes dryer vent in the side of a house.

  • 1 month ago

    As Marvinator said, you need to come at this from both sides, using the pilot hole to make sure you're in the correct spot.  I've drilled many holes with a hole saw and this activity is normal. 

  • 1 month ago

    Mark and drill a single hole through the board where you want the hole. Use a drill bit that is smaller than the hole saw arbor (the thing that holds the hole saw centered).  Next, carefully cut the hole using the hole saw until it 'bottoms out'.  Now, go to the other side of the board and you'll see the hole that you drilled before.  Carefully insert the hole saw and begin sawing through this side until it cuts through - as you only need an additional 3/4 inch to cut the rest of the way through.   You may also need to use a rasp to even out the cuts from side to side, if needed for your project, but it will work.  I had to do this twice today, cutting into the side of my house once with a 3.5" hole saw and again with a 1" hole saw.  both times I did it just like above.  

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