In this video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement demonstrates how to adjust the depth of the blade on your circular saw to maximize its potential.
A circular saw is one of the essential tools for the modern carpenter. ... The ideal depth setting for a circular saw is with the blade's teeth just barely protruding ...
Learn how to use a circular saw safely and effectively. ... First, it's more dangerous than a correctly set blade because more blade is exposed while cutting.
Oct 30, 2009 ... With the saw unplugged or the battery removed, adjust the saw's depth of cut so the blade extends no more than 1/4 in. past the board's edge.
Sep 8, 2013 ... In this video for This Old House, Mark demonstrates how to adjust the depth of the blade on your circular saw to maximize its potential.