Circular Saw Safety Tips

This useful tool can be used safely if you know what to do (and what to avoid).

sawing marks
The first thing you do when preparing to cut a board is to make a mark for the cut. About 90 percent of the carpenters I know make a mark with a speed square and cut on the left of the line sometimes and to the right of the line other times. Who knows?The small straight mark on the right is the exact place you want the blade to cut and is the correct way to mark a board, the wing mark on the left of the small mark is the waste side.