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Halekai's description is basically what I would recommend... adding that you really want to use the narrowest, finest toothed circular saw blade to make the majority of the cuts, and then cut the corners using a jig saw with a very fine toothed blade.

One other thing, you will probably want to set the blade depth on the circular saw to just a bit more than the panel thickness, to minimize the damage to any floors or stringers that may be under the opening your cutting.

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