Choosing a circular saw

4 Mar 2013
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Hi Guys

I want to make a shelving unit from MDF but have nothing to cut it with.
I am a pretty budget carpenter, but I have made similar shelves using pine from Jewsons in the past, so I am confident I can make the shelves.

This time they need to be deeper and they are going to be a little more complex so i need to be able to cut long straight lines in MDF.

I have read that a circular saw with a decent blade is the way forward, but can anyone recommend one (Im on a limited budget). Are any of the following any good?

Thanks for the advice

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any off the first three
although the first 2 are local pick up only so probably limited availability
Thaks for the quick reply
So I understand, what's good about those that I should be looking for, and what's the problem with number 4?

Also what blade would be best for mdf?
own brands can be ok but no follow up support or spares

all three branded will be very close in operation
i would think all will have ready available blades but do your homework

any blade will cut mdf
more the teeth cleaner the cut but greater the load
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screwfix import chinese stuff and rebrand it as erbauer. have tried their stuff and it always ends up on its backside so decided to avoid it altogether. worst was 3 tile saws where the blade was not running true (3mm deviance), gave up and bought a brand name instead.

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