Throughout 2010, technology companies were quick to offer software applications for every conceivable whim. There were so many that the line “We’ve got an app for that” became one of the biggest catchphrases of the year.
But for those of us less interested in tweeting and more interested in tweaking our shop tools, that catchphrase may also apply, especially as it relates to the fantastic crop of new saw blades. No matter your need or interest when it comes to using your table saw or miter saw — box and finger joints, blades with nonstick coatings, cutting melamine or tenons, or simply updating your saw for sharper and more efficient cutting — a number of well-known manufacturers in the past year have earned the right to say, “Yeah, we’ve got a blade for that.”
Without further ado, here’s what’s making the cuts these days.