New Miter Saw Blade from Forrest - Fine Homebuilding

previous
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Classic Cabinets
    Classic Cabinets
  • Custom Flooring Inspiration
    Custom Flooring Inspiration
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Pro Tool Rental. Learn More.
    Pro Tool Rental. Learn More.
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Hot Water Now
    Hot Water Now
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
next


New Miter Saw Blade from Forrest

comments (0) July 10th, 2009 in Blogs
JFink Justin Fink, Senior Editor


Forrest Manufacturing, makers of the the Chop Master miter saw blade just announced the release of the first blade in their new Signature Line.  The new blade has more carbide teeth (90 instead of 80), and the C-4 micrograin carbide teeth (Forrest's go-to choice) are set with a proprietary -5o angle and smaller gullets (the valleys between each tooth) that Forrest claims will combine to produce a quieter cut and better splinter control.

Forrest says this Made-in-USA blade, available in both 10" and 12" sizes, is ideal for delicate, pre-finished, and composite molding. The new Signature Line Chop Master blades are selling for $167 (10") and $179 (12"); each about $35 more than their original Chop Master predecessors.


For more about what makes one miter saw blade different from the next, check out Michael Standish's in-depth article: Miter-Saw Blades: How much does a good cut cost?

Here's a bit of information from Standish's article, just to whet your whistle...

 



posted in: Blogs, Miter, miter saw, Forrest, Blade, Sawblade, Chop

Comments (0)

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.