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If you are buying a corded model I would go with a 7 1/4" and for cordless go with a 6 1/2". The larger blade models are heavier but in the long run you will have to make less cuts especially on angle cuts. Shaft Locks - Make sure your saw has a lock. A Shaft lock is usually a button you press that holds the blade still making changing the blade easier. If your buying a professional power circular saw it should have this feature. The cheaper models usually do not have this feature. Circular Saw Blades A saw blade is one of the most important parts to a circular saw. Not only having the right blade is important but also having a sharp blade is important. There are numerous blades for different jobs and below we cover the common uses. If you would like a more in depth explanation on saw blades please follow this link - Blades. Steel Blades - Inexpensive and good for softwood. Hardwood will make steel blades dull very quickly.
These saws generally have a table that stabilizes them to make an accurate cut. Some table saws are able to be mounted on a table so you can move them around. The table saw is used most often by a contractor for a large job. There are various types of these saws which include the bench top table saw the contractors saw and the cabinet saw. Another circular saw is the panel saw. This saw cuts sheets of wood metal aluminum plastic or whatever else it may be into sized portions. You will generally find these saws in a shop that specializes in some type of major construction such as cabinetry construction. A more unique circular saw is the string trimmer or weed whacker. The weed whacker uses a different type of circular blade that has a string.
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There are a variety of circular saws from ones that are mounted to other hand held options. One of the types of circular saws is the miter saw. This saw is known for its small cuts on an angle. The circular blade comes down on a piece of wood that is placed at a set angle. Using this type of circular saw is perfect for doing molding around the house making picture frames or other cuts that require an attention to detail. Another circular saw is the radial arm saw. This saw has a sliding horizontal arm that allows you to move it through a cut of wood. This saw is generally used to make long cuts accurately. As you place the wood on the table and push the handle the saw will cut through the board on the same line the entire time. The table saw which also uses a circular blade was created more for accuracy.
The 2630-22 circular saw utilizes Milwaukees long lasting 2.8 amh (amp hours) lithium ion batteries. These high capacity batteries last longer to increase your productivity and produce 20 percent more torque to deliver the most powerful cuts. The saw also features an electronic overload system a mechanism designed to protect the saw from burning up. Keeping the tools motor safe from overuse the overload system extends the overall life and productivity of the saw. Additionally the tool features an electronic braking system that stops the blade quickly to reinforce safety on the job. Milwaukees circular saw is ideal for any serious woodworker - contractors and at-home hobbyists alike. With more durability and comfort than most cordless saws on the market the 2630-22 is excellent for cutting all types of wood and metal. Milwaukees circular saw comes with two 18v high-capacity lithium ion batteries a one hour charger 6-1/2in.- 24T carbide-tipped blade and a convenient contractor bag.