AVAILABLE FROM: Hardware stores, industrial suppliers, common mail order catalogs
BLADE SPECS: 1/2 in. wide, .025 in. thick, 3 tpi, hook tooth
SMOOTHNESS OF CUT: 3
FEED RATE: 4.5
COMMENTS: Cuts quickly and aggressively when sharp; leaves pronounced scratch pattern on cut surfaces; dulls quickly.
AVAILABLE FROM: Highland Hardware, (800) 241-6748 Circle #617
BLADE SPECS: V2 in. wide, .022 in. thick, variable pitch (average 3 tpi), hook tooth
SMOOTHNESS OF CUT: 4.5
FEED RATE: 4
COMMENTS: Saws very smoothly with minimal feed pressure; thinnest kerf of blades tested; leaves a very fine, uniform scratch pattern.
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There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.