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There’s a Blade for That: The Many Types of Reciprocating Saw Blades

There's a reciprocating saw blade for cutting just about anything you can think of. There are also other attachments, which make this versatile tool even handier. Here are some examples of the more popular blades and attachments available in home centers:

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Bimetal demolition blade for nail-embedded wood

Bimetal demolition blade for nail-embedded wood

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Diamond-grit blade for cast iron

Diamond-grit blade for cast iron

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Carbide grit for tile and clay

Carbide grit for tile and clay

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Fine-tooth metal-cutting blade

Fine-tooth metal-cutting blade

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Carbide-tip blade for cutting bricks and masonry

Carbide-tip blade for cutting bricks and masonry

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Blade for ripping through plaster

Blade for ripping through plaster

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Scraper; handy for pulling up old vinyl tiles

Scraper; handy for pulling up old vinyl tiles

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Double-edged bore blade for multidirectional cuts, and rounded end for easy plunge cutting

Double-edged bore blade for multidirectional cuts, and rounded end for easy plunge cutting

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Bidirectional-tooth pruning blade

Bidirectional-tooth pruning blade

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Wire brush attachment; handy for scraping rusty metal or flaking paint

Wire brush attachment; handy for scraping rusty metal or flaking paint

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