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  Howstuffworks "Circular Saw"
A circular saw is an electric saw that turns a round flat blade to cut wood, metal, or plastic depending on the blade selected.
Circular saws have a handle with on/off trigger switch, an arbor nut to hold the blade in place, and guards to protect the operator from touching the spinning blade.
To safely use a circular saw, select the blade appropriate to the job, firmly attach it to the saw using the arbor nut, then adjust the sole plate for proper height and bevel for the job.
home.howstuffworks.com /circular-saw.htm   (452 words)

 Dewalt Circular Saw
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circularsaw.dewalt-tools.com   (342 words)

  Closeout Circular Saw Blades - Southern Tool Supply
Circular Saw Blade 5 3/8" x 30T Carbide
Circular Saw Blade 10" x 40 T Carbide
Circular Saw Blade 8" x 60 T Carbide
www.southerntoolsupply.com /ni_circsaw.htm   (65 words)

  circular saw
A circular saw is a toothed metal disk as well as the machine that makes the disk spin around at high speed.
Circular saws are normally used to cut wood but can be fitted with special blades to cut masonry, plastics, or metal.
Circular saws can be either left- or right-handed, depending on which side of the blade the motor sits.
www.daviddarling.info /encyclopedia/C/AE_circular_saw.html   (675 words)

 Buying Guide for Circular Saws
Circular saws are one of the most common power tools in use today.
With the appropriate blade, circular saws are capable of cutting wood, steel, masonry, and ceramic tile.
Circular saw sizes are usually classified to by the diameter of their blades.
www.lowes.com /lowes/lkn?action=howTo&p=BuyGuide/circsawbuyguide.html   (713 words)

 Circular saw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Invented in Southampton, England in 1780, the circular saw is a metal disc or blade with saw teeth on the edge as well as the machine that causes the disk to spin.
Most of these saws are designed to cut wood but may be equipped with blades designed to cut masonry, plastics or metal although there are purpose-made circular saws specially designed for particular materials.
The term circular saw is most commonly used to refer to a hand-held electric circular saw designed for cutting wood, which may be used less optimally for cutting other materials with the exchange of specific blades.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Circular_saw   (419 words)

 circular saw - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Examples of power saws include the portable circular saw, jigsaw, and chain saw.
Portable circular saws, probably the most widely used power saw, are...
Saw, tool with a metal blade designed to cut wood, plastic, metal, and other materials.
encarta.msn.com /circular_saw.html   (157 words)

 Circular Saw Ratings
Circular saw ratings are for ergonomics, sightline view, ease and accuracy of depth and bevel adjustments, plus baseplate and blade guard performance.
The top-rated circular saw is the Bosch CS20 (though it lacks a brake), followed by the DeWalt 369CSK (praised for its balance), and the Milwaukee 6394-21 (like the 6394-20 but with a brake).
Saws (all 6.5 inch) are compared for comfort as well as for the number of crosscuts per battery charge.
www.consumersearch.com /www/house_and_home/circular-saws/reviews.html   (3737 words)

 Buying a Circular Saw
Circular saws are versatile tools that can be used for cross cutting or ripping timber.
The blade is in the same plane as the handle and there is usually a trigger on the main handle to actuall switch on the circular saw.
Circular saws are dangerous pieces of equipment and you should be able to control the unit at all times.
www.timesheetsmts.com /circular-saws.htm   (453 words)

 DfES: Teachernet : Circular Saw
The circular saw has a large rotary blade which can cut down large sheets of manufactured board and timber.
A circular saw should be fitted with a key-operated isolator switch and a foot- or knee-operated switch should be fitted as an additional safety feature.
Where a circular saw has to be used in a workshop it must be used at times when other dust-producing machines are not in use.
www.teachernet.gov.uk /designandtechnology/5_detail.cfm?id=4147   (305 words)

 Using A Circular Saw - Popular Mechanics
A portable circular saw is one of the basic tools that should be in any homeowner's toolbox.
Circular saws are available in various sizes, with different features, and in a pretty wide price range, from about $60 for a good entry-level tool up to $150 for something that might last a lifetime.
All circular saws can be adjusted in two ways: for depth of cut (top) and for angle of cut (bottom).
www.popularmechanics.com /home_journal/tools/1303011.html   (495 words)

 The Circular Saw | DoItYourself.com
Circular saws are most commonly referred to by the diameter of the blades they use, and range from trim saws with tiny 4" blades to massive beam-cutting saws with 16 1/2" blades.
Some types of saws utilize a blade that is coupled directly to the motor, which cuts down on weight and cost but typically reduces the amount of torque generated.
A good worm-drive saw weighs in around 13 or 14 pounds, so be sure and get a couple of different saws in your hands to test the weight and the overall feel of them before making your selection.
www.doityourself.com /stry/circularsaw   (994 words)

 mySimon - Consumer Reports Circular Saws - Circular Saw Reviews - Circular Saw Buying Guides
Circular saws are a mainstay for quickly cutting the two-by-fours and plywood used in many popular home-improvement projects.
After drills, circular saws are the most common power tool in a home workshop.
That gives a saw more twisting power, or torque, making the blade less likely to bind in dense or thick wood, though sawing tends to be slower since the blade speed is reduced.
www.mysimon.com /Consumer-Reports-Circular-Saws/4002-9375-6376219.html   (841 words)

 Circular Saws: Circular Saw Reviews, Best Circular Saw
The Milwaukee is a sidewinder saw, which means the motor is mounted to the side of the blade.
This report on circular saws covers all the basic types: Corded sidewinder circular saws (with the motor mounted to the side of the blade), cordless circular saws and combo kits that include them.
However, cordless circular saws are now much more powerful, and some can compete with the power of their corded counterparts.
www.consumersearch.com /www/house_and_home/circular-saws/index.html   (1433 words)

 Ferrous Metal Cutting Circular Blades, Chop Saw Blades, Skill Blade
In laboratory tests this metal cutting saw blade cut through 6" x 1/4" thick steel plate in less than 12 seconds on the first 20 cuts.
Saw blade tests show that cutting angle iron and steel plate can be expected to deliver long life performance on virtually any metal cutting application.
The unique metallurgy and tip geometry of the saw blade and cutting tips means that virtually no heat is transferred to the inner plate or the material being cut.
www.dynamic-saw-blade-sharpening.com /circular-metal-cutting.html   (457 words)

 Circular saw
The circular saw is one of the most versatile machines used for woodworking.
Adjust the saw blade to approximately 1/8 to 1/4 inch higher than the thickness of the stock.
Make all adjustments with the saw turned off, and unplugged in cases where the blade is or could be touched.
www.usm.maine.edu /~zanerj/252/woodprocess/CircSaw.htm   (774 words)

 Circular Saw Guide
This saw guide would be very useful for someone who does not have a power cut-off saw to cut off the repetitive lengths of boards.
Here is a picture of a saw guide I made up quickly for those of you who don't have a cutoff or radial arm saw.
Notice how the saw will sit on the outside of the 2x10 (at the front) so the stock piece to be cut can slide under the plywood easily.
daveosborne.com /dave/articles/skilsawguide.php   (853 words)

 Best Circular Saws - Blade Circular Saw - Dewalt Circular Saw - Circular Saw Guide - Cordless Circular Saw - Reviews
A circular saw can also be used to cut rebates, mitres or chamfers at any angle up to 45 degrees, and cutting through tongued and grooved floorboards.
circular saws are easy to use but they can be a potential hazard with the blade whizzing around at a few thousands revolutions per minute.
Only use a circular saw where you can see the underside of what you are cutting and know that it is clear of obstructions, you do not want to saw through an electric cable or copper pipe.
www.galttech.com /research/household-DIY-tools/circular-saws.php   (979 words)

 Circular Saw
Similar use to the Jig Saw but less control for accuracy, ideal for cutting wood, steel and plastic section to length and is a very useful tool for tree and shrub pruning in the garden.
A suitable alternative for Wood where a Chain Saw is not desirable, or in place of a Disc Cutter for light weight blocks.
Saw is permitted to be issued with the machine for Hire.
www.its-tools.com /Saws/circularSawTip.html   (346 words)

 Saw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A saw is a tool for cutting wood or other material, consisting of a serrated blade (a blade with the cutting edge dentated or toothed) and worked either by hand or by steam, water, electric or other power.
A Hand saw uses either simply a blade thick enough to be stiff, or cuts on the pull stoke which reduces the stiffness requirement.
Scroll saw, saw for making intricate curved cuts (scrolls), the first of which were pedal powered.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saw   (1654 words)

 Circular Saw Buying Guide
Circular saws are the workhorses of any construction job, from framing an addition to building a tree house.
Correspondingly, lighter saws with reduced blade circumference should be used for smaller projects such as cutting plywood or two-by-fours.
The saw derives its name from a pair of gears--the worm and the work gears--that position the motor shaft and the blade at right angles to each other.
www.wusintools.com /bg/circular-saw.htm   (748 words)

 Films Media Group - Portable Circular Saw Safety
The circular saw is one of the most widely used portable power tool at construction sites and in home-based wood shops.
The radial arm saw is the most dangerous stationary woodworking tool because the operator pulls the rotating blade toward himself.
The saber saw is one of the most versatile and useful tools in the home or industrial wood shop.
www.films.com /id/2736/Portable_Circular_Saw_Safety.htm   (390 words)

 Circular Saw, Cordless Power Tools by Hybrid Manufacturing Corporation
The Hybrid™ Circular Saw is constructed of the best quality materials commonly accepted and used in the saw manufacturing industry today.
Basically, the product is a circular saw powered by a small, chain saw-type engine.
The engine is attached to the side of the saw opposite the saw blade.
www.hybridsaw.com /circular_saw.htm   (308 words)

 Using Tools: Making Long Cuts With a Circular Saw: Clamp a Long Level to Plywood as a Guide to Make Perfectly Straight ...
In fact, it’s usually easier to cut long pieces of plywood with a circular saw and a straightedge than to wrestle unwieldy sheets through a table saw.
A circular saw won’t cut as smoothly as a table saw, but with a couple of techniques, a little finesse and some practice, you can cut almost as accurately.
We’ll show you how to use a circular saw to quickly and accurately cut long boards and plywood, and give you plans for a handy cutting guide attachment for your saw.
www.rd.com /familyhandyman/content/18171   (293 words)

 Howstuffworks "Why is a table saw quiet but a circular saw loud?"
A circular saw makes more noise because of the type of motor it uses.
The circular saw has a universal motor in it, and this type of motor is extremely noisy.
In circular saws and drills, you also have gear train noise.
www.howstuffworks.com /question338.htm   (360 words)

 Baileigh Industrial | Circular Saw | Cold Saw | Machine Tool
With our circular saw there is a variable flow of the coolant that is made simple with an easy to operate valve control.
Cutting at low rpm a BII cold saw is known for their blades long life because of the constant wash of coolant which reduces or eliminates heat build up between the material and the cold saw blade.
The semi-automatic cold saw model is a machine tool providing consistent pressure during the cut which increases the life of the circular saw blade and reduces operator fatigue.
www.bifabuk.co.uk /cs-350m.htm   (941 words)

 Circular Saw Projects
So you have a new circular saw or one you want to dust off.
There are many options available on circular saws.
Circular saw blades are available in a wide range of materials, types and sizes for different applications.
www.lowes.com /lowes/lkn?action=howTo&p=Build/CircularSawProjects.html   (383 words)

 Circular Saw Trolley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The guide rail keeps the saw perfectly aligned to the cut-line so stopping and restarting the saw does not cause binding or kickback improving safety and preventing errant cuts, which means no waste material.
The Circular Saw Trolley keeps the saw perfectly aligned to the cut-line so that you can cut as little or as much as you want.
The masonite provides a surface for the trolley to slide on protecting the workpiece surface and minimizing the likelyhood of tearout, since the edge of the masonite sits upon the workpiece at the point where the blade exits the workpiece.
www.tooltrolley.com /CST/CST.htm   (590 words)

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