Graphical Construction Glossary >> Woodwork. >> Power Tools >> Reciprocal Saw
These saws have an up and down action similar to a jig saw. They have a lot larger cut depth than a jig saw, ranging from 30mm to say 80mm. They come with a range of cutting blades for timber, plastics and metal.
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These saws have an up and down action (reciprocal) similar to a jig saw. They have a lot larger cut depth than a jig saw, ranging from 30mm to say 70mm. They come with a range of cutting blades for timber, plastics and metal.
In my opinion they are a bit clumsy for cutting curves but they will do a faster job than a jig saw when doing longer curves for form work and the like.
Below is a cordless reciprocal saw that is one of my plumbing mates' essential tools. For guys like him that are into maintenance work and doing call-outs the speed of use of the new cordless tools with no setting up of power leads and safety boxes is must have.
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