Circular Saw: Cordless vs Corded

Comparing Cordless and corded circular saws.

If you’ve done woodworking, you should know what a circular saw is. It’s a primary feature in many workshops to cut wood. It doesn’t just cut wood as a hand-held power tool, but plastic and metal, too. Through different blades and models, circular saws become the go-to powerful and accurate tool. However, before you make … Read more

How to Cut 2×4 with Circular Saw

2x4 wood circular saw cutting techniques.

If you do not own a table saw, you can always find the circular saw an excellent tool for your woodworking projects. It is a portable tool that lets you build anywhere, in your patio, driveway, or even on your balcony. The circular saw is like the table saw. However, instead of feeding the lumber … Read more

What is a Scoring Blade?

Setting up and adjusting the scoring blade on table saw.

Quite frankly, you will find the use of scoring blade invaluable if you want to get a clean cut on the bottom side of plywood or any composite material you want to cut. It helps prevent tear-out on the material, allowing you to produce a splinter-free cut. Moreover, the scoring blade comes in front of … Read more

How to Store Circular Saw Properly

Different ideas and ways of storage your circular saw properly.

You may shrug it off as non-important, but one essential aspect of circular saw maintenance is its proper storage. Of course, it is a fact that a circular saw is a power tool characterized by toughness and durability. Nevertheless, it is still susceptible to the effects of external factors like moisture. Thus, you should keep … Read more

How To Make Dado Cuts With Circular Saw

Use circular saw to cut dado.

If you’ve been in woodworking for a while, you know how great dado joints are. They’re reliable and straightforward if you want to do any joinery!  However, it does demand something: sharp precision. Otherwise, you can have a dado joint, but it won’t be any good. You want all your joints to be practical!  It’s … Read more

Best Circular Saw Blades for Plywood

Worker cutting thin plywood board using circular saw.

I had reached a point wherein I could sort out and distinguish the circular saw blades that could give me the best cuts on plywood.  Of course, such a level of expertise in choosing a high-quality saw blade is born of having ripped and cross-cut countless plywood sheets using various brands and models of saw … Read more

Safest Circular Saw

Worker using circular saw carefully.

Do you spend much time figuring out which circular saw is the safest to use? The same thing also occurred to me a couple of years ago when I was just trying to jumpstart my woodworking career. I was also confused then. Nevertheless, when working with any power tools like a circular saw, it will … Read more

Best Circular Saws With Electric Brake 2021

Circular saw with safety brake feature.

Imagine you had just released the trigger of your circular saw after cutting boards for hours, and suddenly, your index finger listlessly hit the blade. You thought the blade had already stopped, yet it went on rotating for more than 10 seconds. Fair enough, you were wearing your safety gloves and did not get a … Read more

Best Cordless Circular Saws With Battery

Display of cordless battered powered circular saw.

Do you know that if the cordless circular saw has a long-lasting, powerful battery, it will surely be better than the corded circular saw? Well, this claim is entirely right, for the cord often gets in the way for comfortable working with the circular saw. Moreover, the cable adds weight to the tool and confines … Read more