So we’re not trying to teach anyone to suck eggs here, but instead we’ve put together a basic introduction to using a power saw. Finding it hard to choose between band saw vs table saw or even a drop saw? There’s dozens of different types of saw, the world isn’t just band saw led. Without further ado, let’s have a look at the other types of saws available.
Using A Power Saw
Power saws useful for a range of DIY jobs. No DIY project is too big or small for your power saw. Power saws are available in a number of sizes and power ratings so you will be able to find the right power saw for almost any job. Some of the latest models even have infrared lights that assist you with cutting. This helps you cut in a straight line.
The chainsaw is a common power saw used to cut timber – it also stars in a number of low budget movies. They are especially useful for yard work – trimming and cutting down trees. The only disadvantage with chainsaws is that it is not a smooth cut – this may result in a degree of splintering. You should wear safety gear when operating a power saw.
Circular saws have a range of home DIY functions and are an essential tool in any home handyman’s arsenal. Its versatility makes it the ideal power tool for jobs around the home especially if you don’t have the budget to buy a power saw for every task. Circular saws can easily cut through thick wood. Choose a model that has sufficient power for you needs.
For cross cutting a miter saw is a useful addition to your tool box. It cuts exact angles and lengths. Scroll saws are useful if you intend doing detailed work. Both of these power saws will add value if you are a woodworking enthusiast.
If you are planning on cutting thin flexible material like paneling then a saber saw is recommended. Another name for a saber saw is a jigsaw. Choose a model that is sturdy and also fits your hand comfortably. You need to use quality blades with a saber saw as it the blades that determine the quality of your cutting.