The most common blade diameter is 7-1/4 inches. Most saws with blade capacities of 6 inches or more can cut through 2 inch dimensional lumber at a 45 degree angle in a single pass. A 5-3/8-inch saw can cut through 2 inch dimensional lumber in one pass at 90 degrees but requires two passes at 45 degrees.
Acceptable sizes vary by saw model, but the following generally applies: Handheld circular saws accept smaller blades, those 4-1/2 inches to 7-1/4 inches in diameter. Tile saws use 7-inch or 10-inch diamond blades. Table saws and compound miter saws use blades 10 inches or 12 inches in diameter.
Large circular saws range from 8 1/4 inches to over 10 1/4 inches by blade size. These bigger saws are beasts, relying on powerful motors to cut through 2-inch .
A good circular saw should have enough raw power to slice through everything. As on most full-size worm-drive saws, the blade of this Skil HD77 sits to the .
As you can clearly see, as a general rule, the larger the saw blade diameter, the larger the arbor hole. The most common circular saw blade sizes are 7-1/4â€, 10â€ .
This is considered the overall size of the blade, in inches, and all saws and saw. Typical circular saw blade diameter ranges from 6-1/2 inches to 12 inches, but