12 " Amana AGE 48 Tooth General Purpose Blade

Average reader rating
5.0
out of 5
Brand:
Amana
Model:
12 inch AGE
Price:
$53

Description

Amana's German-made saw blades are significantly less expensive than other professional quality blades. Unlike most so-called 'bargain blades', these are all a full 1/8 inch thick, have precision ground, resharpenable carbide teeth, good tooth geometry and careful machining. What they lack are heavy advertising, fancy packaging and special coatings. If you don't want to spend a gang of money for specialty tooling like laminate and non-ferrous metal blades, or if you just want a couple of first-rate back ups to your standard blades, then these Amanas are an excellent choice. Now you can afford several specific blades instead of relying on your old combination blade for everything.

This classic general-purpose 12 inch table saw blade gives good rips and crosscuts in solid stock and plywood. It features a standard angle Alternate Top Bevel (ATB) tooth with a 15° positive hook. 1 inch bore, 0.126 inch kerf. Amana #MD12-480.

Reader Reviews

VERY NICE BLADE FOR THE MONEY

Review Summary

I've had this blade on my MiniMax sliding table saw for 6 months or more now and it is performing well. The cuts are actually smoother than the ones I'm getting from my Forrest 30 tooth blade. It has been doing a really good job at cutting most all materials so unless I'm cutting some very thick hardwood stock, melamine or expensive vernier , I'm leaving it on this saw.
I even accidentally cut through some metal the other day and none of the teeth chipped or even seemed to dull. A great blade for the money. It doesn't quite leave a glue line smooth cut , but it's pretty close ,so for this kind of performance, at this price , it's a keeper.

Detailed Ratings

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Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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