reciprocating saw

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Noun1.reciprocating saw - a portable power saw with a reciprocating bladereciprocating saw - a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut
power saw, sawing machine, saw - a power tool for cutting wood
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Kickbacks are inevitable when working with a recip saw, and a kickback often results in a bent blade.
A: The best way to sever the spikes to free the logs is to use a reciprocating saw, known as a recip saw, but also generically called a "Sawzall.''
The recip saw can use numerous types of blades from 6 to 12 inches, and metal cutting blades are available as well.
If your cutting area is unobstructed, then a one-piece recip saw will work fine.
"I still supply power-miter boxes, table saws, compressors, tile saws, metal brakes, and other big tools, but each carpenter is responsible for his own power tools, including a recip saw." Philbin's crews also pay to repair their tools, unless the damage was due to negligence of a co-worker, but Philbin pays to sharpen or replace bits and blades.
Just run a recip saw between the window and the framing and cut the fasteners and the foam at the same time.
Make the long cuts with a circular saw, and finish the curved areas with a recip saw. Wear eye protection because fiberglass throws a bunch of chips when it's cut.
Stick it in the end of your recip saw and scrub away dirt, rust and unwanted paint.