I agree there. I vote for an old blade you plan on retiring after you stop
using this horrid stuff. I have seen sparks coming off of MDF when I cut it. I
can only think there are chunks of metal or concrete mixed in with the other
crap they sweep off the floor to make this stuff.
I hear people saying they like MDF for it's stability (assuming they compare it
to CDX I guess). I prefer paying for a good grade of plywood that will take a
little water spill without blowing up like a dead raccoon on the side of the
I've never had a problem with general purpose 40 tooth blades
(Forrest, Jesada and Freud). The cuts are all super clean with well
Just be sure to use a carbide blade, I used a steel blade once on my
circular saw- halfway through the cut it gave up. I pulled the blade
off and it was badly burned and no longer sharp. It was a cheap blade,
but fairly new. I now use a GP carbide blade on the circular saw with
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