Circular Saw

Using Circular Saw as Table Saw

How does a circular saw work? Many carpenters’ first instrument of choice when working is a circular saw. A circular saw is a power saw that cuts various materials. It uses a rotary motion spinning around an arbor and a toothed or abrasive disc or blade. It’s great for making long, straight cuts and shaping…

Can a Circular Saw be used as a table saw?

As much as the circular saw cuts just like a table saw, it will not cut as smooth as the table saw. Put more effort and a couple of techniques and some practice. You can cut almost as accurately as a table saw.  Both saw types are for various projects. These include cutting large pieces…

How to make Straight Cuts with a Circular Saw

If you want to make straight cuts with a circular saw, use a cutting guide, rip-cut sled, Kreg Accu-Cut, or a cutting guide.  As much as you put your effort as you try to keep the blade going, it wanders away from the pencil line. It binds up, and you end up wasting plywood. However,…