Circular Saws

Learn tips and techniques to use your circular saw like a pro.

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  • Circular Saw Tips and Tricks

  • Circular saws are great for cutting plywood and 2x's, but you can also cut everything from logs to concrete to steel beams with the right blade…

  • Circular Saw Tips and Techniques

  • Learn how to use a circular saw safely and effectively. These pro tips and techniques will help you build everything from a few shelves to a…

  • How to Change a Circular Saw Blade

  • Is your circular saw blade dull? The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, tells you the signs of a dull saw blade and how to change the blade on…

  • Circular Saw Guide

  • Cut boards faster, easier and more accurately with this cutting guide. It works for both square cuts and angle cuts and helps you find the angle…

  • Circular Saw Tips

  • Circular saws are the go-to tool for crosscutting and ripping lumber and plywood. But a circular saw's strengths don't stop there. You can cut…

  • Circular Saw Safety Tips

  • The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will share tips that will keep you and your fingers safe when using a circular saw.

  • Choosing the Best Circular Saw Blade

  • The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, share some tips on how to choose the best circular saw blade for whatever job you are doing. After you…

  • How to Use a Circular Saw

  • If you've never used a circular saw, The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton will get you started. He will show you how to adjust the depth and…

  • Making Circular Saw Cuts

  • Circular saws can do more than just rough framing. With the techniques in this article you can make perfect angle, miter and even compound miter…

  • How to Use a Circular Saw: Long Cuts

  • Learn how to use a circular saw to quickly and accurately cut long boards and plywood. Plus, we've included plans for a handy cutting guide…

  • How to Cut Plywood

  • The Family Handyman DIY expert, Spike Carlsen, will show you how to cut construction grade plywood and finish grade plywood with a circular saw.…

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