In this video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement explains when to use smaller or more specific-use reciprocating saws. These often have unique features that may be helpful with small repairs or home improvements. Features can include smaller proportions; pivoting action for easier hold and access to tough spots; and even clamps to hold material in place and provide less resistance.
Learn how to:
Utilize the unique features of smaller reciprocating saws
Use clamp and pivot features
Get less resistance when cutting
Cut a section of drywall
Gain access to tough spots