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With circular saws there are three main designs to choose from so it is important to read the features of each type in order to invest in the perfect one for your project and sometimes depending on your needs you might need more than one type of circular saw. Different Types of Circular Saws: Worm Drive Saws: This type of circular saw gets its name (worm drive) from its drive system owing to its spiral shaped design. Just like most circular saws the motor of worm drive saws are aligned with the blade which weighs between 12lbs to 15lbs with a diameter between with a diameter of 6-1/2 inches to 8-1/2 inches. The motor of worm drive saws boast superior power and torque and just enough to saw through concrete or even carve up wet lumber making them an ideal choice for major renovation or framing jobs. Worm saws are also quite heavy so they are also great for projects that do not require you to hold the unit as you work such as sawhorse projects.
By the end of this article youll know everything you need to know when shopping for a circular saw! The circular saw is one of the most versatile and useful tools for a any DIY minded person and woodworkers. Specifically Im referring to a hand-held circular saw... just to be precise. This is the tool that well look at in depth in this article. As I mentioned this is a very handy tool to have. You may hear this called a "Skilsaw" because the Skil brand was the first to widely release a saw like this but the correct name is circular saw. (Skil makes much more than just hand-held circular saws.) There are two main designs and they differ in how the motor is connected to and transfers power to the cutting blade. Indirect drive saws (Hypoid and Worm-Drive) Direct drive (sometimes called a sidewinder) The Indirect Circular Saw: These come as Worm-Drive and Hypoid saws. Dont let the "indirect" descriptor here be misleading... these are powerful saws. "Worm" and "Hypoid" are just the terms used to describe the gears used in these. This is a specialized circular saw for heavy duty cutting.
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If youre looking for a lighter saw and one that is capable of cutting through materials such as concrete and plywood then investing in a sidewinder saw is your best bet. Trim Circular Saws For small scale projects such as paneling carpentry work finishing work or simply cutting through materials that are fairly thin trim circular saws are an ideal choice. They are extremely lightweight making them easy to control when using them. Adding to this they weigh between 4lbs and 8lbs with a blade diameter of between 3-1/2" to 4-1/2". There are many different varieties of the circular saw. This saw is generally classified by its circular blade which lumps it in a category with a variety of saws that use that blade. Using a metal disc with saw teeth the blade spins around and helps make an accurate cut.