Reciprocating Saw 101: When to Use the Orbital-Action Setting
From our Tool School series: Pro tips on matching the cutting action to the material
In this video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement explains how to use the saw's orbital-action setting. Use a low setting for cuts when normal reciprocating action is needed. Increase the setting for more elliptical action and thus a more aggressive cut.
Learn how to:
• Choose the appropriate orbital action
• Create more-aggressive cuts
• Finish cuts that a circular saw can't