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Which circular saw blade?


AlanM

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I have a Ryobi One+ R18CS circular saw (standard blade - 165mm, thin kerf, 16mm bore, 24 tooth blade) I am intending to cut quite a lot of melamine faced board (wardrobe doors and drawer faces). I have been told that for a good finish I need to get a 60-72 tooth cross cut blade. Ryobi do not seem to do one. Can you advise me who's blade is best and would fit? [There seem to be many blade suppliers, but I am assuming many will be poor quality/short life, but do not know which are not!]. Thank for any advice.

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Welcome to the forum.

 

For both my 7¼" circular saw and my 10" table saw I have a Freud Ultimate Plywood and Melamine blade, LU79R007 for the 7¼" and LU80R010 for the 10".

 

For your Ryobi 165mm blade diameter w/ a 16mm arbor, unfortunately the Freud Ultimate Plywood and Melamine blades LU79R006M20 or the LU96R006M20, both 160mm diameter but w/ a 20mm arbor won't work.

 

All these are rated by the manufacturer as excellent for melamine.

 

A correct application carbide blade will have the best results / life.

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