How to Cut Vinyl Fence Panels
Vinyl fencing is an ideal choice. Vinyl fence panels do not deteriorate, rust, decay, rot, or yellow. Vinyl fencing material is maintenance-free. In fact, paint will not even stick to the vinyl, so painting is never necessary. Vinyl fences are lightweight and easier to install than wood.
If you need to adjust the vinyl panels, cut them in the same way you would cut wood.
Things You Will Need
- Chop saw or table saw
- Carbide blade
- Straight edge
- Measuring tape
The vinyl fence panels are easy to maneuver. If you are using a table saw to cut your fence panels, use the same procedure. You will need to push the vinyl fence panel into the blade rather than bring the blade down onto the panel.
Always wear a pair of protective eye goggles when working with a saw. Wear gloves to protect your hands.
Insert a carbide blade in a chop saw. Or set up a table saw with the same type of blade.
Place a mark on your vinyl fence panel using a pencil and a straight edge. Use a measuring tape to mark the panel at the appropriate length.
Place the vinyl fence panel lengthwise across the chop saw table, up against the chop saw fence.
Line up the blade with the mark on your fence panel.
Turn on the chop saw and bring the rotating blade down onto the vinyl fence panel until it cuts completely through. Lift the blade and turn off the chop saw.
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