How to Choose and Use a Circular Saw

Circular saw sitting on concrete floor.

A circular saw is great for making straight cuts.

If you enjoy tackling DIY woodworking projects and repairs around your home, a circular saw is a must-have for your toolbox. Circular saws are powerful, hand-held tools that can easily cut lumber, plywood, MDF, and other materials.

Because they’re powerful yet portable, these saws need to be treated with respect to prevent injury. Here’s what you need to know to use your circular saw like a pro. Read on to find out more.

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How to Choose and Use a Circular Saw