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Power Saws

Cutting wood by hand, particularly large or multiple cuts, has been a lot of work. Today, there is a wide array of power saws designed to easily, quickly, and precisely cut. Follow these links to the type of power saw in which you are interested:

  • band saw - floor standing or bench mounted saw for making rounded cuts in thick material or broad cuts parallel to the material's surface.
  • circular saw - hand held saw for cutting straight lines through wood such as plywood, fiberboard, particle board, 2x4's,and dimensional wood
  • jig / sabre saw
  • miter saw - makes cross cuts for moldings, picture frames, etc.
  • radial arm saw
  • scroll saw
  • table saw
  • wet saw - water cooled saw for cutting stone, masonry, and other hard materials

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