The Circular Saw Demystified

Photo: Remodeling for Geeks
Remodeling for Geeks breaks down circular saws and some tips for buying that include:
When you buy your saw, buy new blades. The blade that comes with the saw is like the starter cartridges you get when you buy a new printer. For this discussion, we will focus on carbide blades for cutting wood. 2x material and various panels like particle board and plywood.
Sawblades come in a wide variety. For the purpose of this discussion I will focus on carbide blades for wood. They cut better, last longer, are quieter, and will give you the most value.

And don’t forget the kerf when measuring your cut.