The circular saw is one of the most reliable types of saw out there. There’s no secret to its capabilities when cutting different kinds of materials. Normally, they are used for cutting plywood, but really, they can cut an abundance of other materials well and good. Concrete, steel, stone – name it.
The secret is having a good diamond blade attached to it. Of course, proper usage and maintenance will keep it looking and performing well.
To get the most out of your circular saw for any DIY project and for a long period of time, you may want to read on for a few pointers.
If the project requires closer tolerances like when cutting big wood, then you will need a circular saw. A chainsaw just won’t suffice so it’s better if you invest on a circular saw. There are a few good ones available in the market today. Do some online research and ask around. If you’re lucky enough to chance upon a store that rents one of these circular saws, then good for you. But if you have the money to spare, then go ahead and buy one.
As earlier stated, it is very important to have the right diamond blade. Apart from getting a strong one, it needs to be appropriate in the first place. You don’t just purchase the most expensive and fit it into your circular saw. Also, look into manufacturers that make specialty blades.
All these huge saws may look intimidating. But if you know how to use them properly, any project will come much easier, not to mention, safer.
Bear this in mind, fellows: working the right and safe way is always up to you. Hope we were able to help you with these simple pointers. More to come in future articles.