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Reciprocating Saw

Reciprocating Saw

Power Tools Image 5 Reciprocating Saw

The Reciprocating Saw uses a push and pull motion of the blade to saw through material. Generally used for construction and demolition work. In the Maker Lab we have a Craftsman reciprocating saw.

Quick Reference

Training Required: Basic Training and Power Tool Training

Materials: Variety of materials- wood, masonite, plastic, drywall, metal, etc. depending on the blade being used

Material Fees: We have limited material available in the scrap bin. You can bring your own materials.

Common Terminology: Shoe (or base assembly) - The shoe is the flat portion near the blade that allows the user to guide the saw along the workpiece and have more control when cutting.

PDF Links

Power Tool Training

Reciprocating Saw Manual

Video Links

Maker Lab Reciprocating Saw Safety Video

Craftsman YouTube Channel

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