Reciprocating saw

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Reciprocating saw

A handheld power woodworking tool with a reciprocating thin blade clamped to the chuck of the saw; used to cut fine curved work; similar to a saber saw.

reciprocating saw

Similar to a saber saw but with a heavier blade and a motor with greater power.
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Recip saws with adjustable shoes are nice because you can adjust the shoe so the cutting action occurs at different spots on the blade.
Blades can be inserted into most recip saws with the teeth facing up or down (some new saws accept blades in four directions).
About every third time I use a recip saw, the bladegets jammed and bent.
If you don't have a recip saw and you're dying to get your hands on a new oscillating tool, this is your chance.
Snap a chalk line, cut the drywall with a recip saw and toss the wet stuff.
These saws won't replace your heavy-duty recip saw, but they'll handle small demo jobs and cut pipe without any problem.
It uses T- and U-shank saw blades (not standard recip saw blades).