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How to Use a Circular Saw

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  1. How to Cut Straight With a Circular Saw

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    The Family Handyman editor, Jeff Gorton, will show you how to make perfectly straight cuts with a circular saw . You will use this circular saw jig over and over again.

  2. Choosing the Best Circular Saw Blade

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    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 watch this video you will be able cut wood, tile, brick, and even steel with your circular saw with the right blade.

  3. How to Use a Circular Saw

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    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 set the bevel angle. These two adjustments will allow you to make any number of straight and bevel cuts.

  4. How to Cut Plywood

    Source:TheFamilyHandyman

    The Family Handyman DIY expert, Spike Carlsen, will show you how to cut construction grade plywood and finish grade plywood with a circular saw . After watching this video, you will be able to make plunge cuts and full width cuts without leaving rough edges.

  1. 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 nearly anything with a circular saw provided you use the right blade. Here are some of our favorite techniques for cutting wood more efficiently and cutting almost anything else you can think of.

  2. 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 attachment for your saw.

  3. 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 whole house faster and better.

  4. Create Circular Saw Cutting Guides for Plywood

    We show you out seven best tips for making smoother, straighter and more accurate cuts on big sheets of plywood. Your circular saw can cut just as well as a table saw.

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