Cutting Tools

How to Use a Steel Chop Saw

How to Use a Steel Chop Saw
Edit Article Do you have a task that requires you to use a steel chop saw? This article can help. These cut off saws all use the same size friction blades. 355 x 3.0 x (centre hole dia.). They gradually wear down as you are using them, until they are

How to Handle Kickback in a Circular Saw

How to Handle Kickback in a Circular Saw
Edit Article Kickback is a fact of life for anybody who uses a circular saw often. It is caused by the timber that is being cut, bending in some way, so that it jams on the back of the blade, making the saw buck or stall.StepsUnderstand what causes k

How to Sharpen a Chainsaw

How to Sharpen a Chainsaw
User Reviewed Having a sharp blade on a chainsaw not only saves effort and wear on your equipment but makes using it safer. Besides, dull chains won't cut straight. Here are some tips for sharpening your own saw.StepsDetermine the size (or "gauge&quo

How to Use a Circular Saw

How to Use a Circular Saw
Edit Article This type of hand held power saw is a basic tool in a carpenter, builder, or home renovator's tool kit. The one in the photo is a 160mm (6 1/2inch) blade size. The larger ones are 235mm blade size. Here are some basic tips and instructio