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Premium Grade Hardwood Plug Cutters

DeckWise 3/8 Plug Cutter
Size: 3/8"

Convenient Hardwood Plug Cutting On The Job Site!

There you are, on the job site, ready to install the last row of deck boards. You know they will be secured with plugged countersunk screw holes, and then on to oiling the deck with Ipe Oil®. Then, realize you can’t finish today because you are short 2 hardwood plugs! You know this deck installation needs to be finished today. It’s a tough spot to be in.

What if you could reach in your toolbox and grab a bit that quickly cuts wooden plugs on site? A tool that not only cuts wood plugs but one that is sharp enough to cut imported hardwoods? The DeckWise® Premium Hardwood Plug Cutter is the right toolbox addition to finish any decking job, today, instead of next week.

Available in two popular sizes: 3/8" & 1/2"

DeckWise 1/2 Plug Cutter
Size: 1/2"

Anti-skate Design

Patented self-centering design with spring-loaded guide pin that helps stabilize cutting, while eliminating scoring and roughing of wood surfaces.

Extra Sharp Cutting Teeth

Extra sharp teeth designed specifically to cut through exotic hardwoods. Achieve a smooth tapered plug even with the most dense hardwoods, such as Ipe.

Job Site Convenience

Not only are DeckWise® Hardwood Plug Cutters convenient for on the job use, but they also allow contractors to cut custom plugs. Fresh cut plugs on the job will guarantee a perfect match of color and grain characteristics for hardwood boards being used on site.


How to Use Hardwood Plug Cutters

DeckWise hardwood plug cutters

Warning: To reduce the risk of injury, read and understand the operator’s manual for your power tool before use. Always wear eye protection.

Residents of California: Please see Proposition 65 information & warning

DeckWise® Hardwood Plug Cutters offer the following features and benefits:

  • Anti-Skate Design
  • Extra Sharp Cutting Teeth
  • Job Site Convenience
Attach plug cutter to drill 1

Step 1: Attach to Drill

Attach to any hand-held electric or battery powered drill.

Note: Can also be used with a drill press

Insert point into wood 2

Step 2: Insert Point

Remove the plastic pin protective cover. Insert retractable point into wood.

Cut plug to proper depth 3

Step 3: Cut Plug

Secure the scrap piece of wood you will be cutting the plugs out of with a clamp. Slowly increase the drill speed until the teeth begin to cut and then increase to max speed until you have reached a depth of about 3/8”.

Remove cut plug from board 4

Step 4: Remove Plug

Snap the plug free by inserting a flat head screwdriver or a small chisel in the cut and push it against the plug along the grain. Snapping against the grain results in the plug breaking uneven and too short to use.

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