I have been working for about a week now and it has saved me at least an hour and a half each day. In addition to that, there is a couple jobs I simply could not do with another tool I have. The big job on the garage I am doing is really giving this tool a full scale test. We had to raise a sagging roof and put some beams under it. All the doors hung funny after that. So I had to "make the doors fit". I don't think you could come up with another job that shows off this little tool better than this one.
I had to cut away small pieces here and there. I had to get under layers of various materials I had to shave the edge of a threshold. I had to carve out small niches to install hasps, etc. I really honestly wonder how I could have gone this long without getting this tool. I know I will find other uses for it. My wife summed it up nicely when she said it was the tool that makes things fit. And when you have to work on things that lean, sag or just got straightened out, you need all the help you can get. I still have at least three more days or work on these buildings.. I will probably use up at least two blades.
One thing I noticed is that when one of the blades got dull, I just took a file to it and sharpened it up again. It was good for some more cuts after that. Any way, I don't really do this kind of work very often and it definitely is not my favorite thing to do. But if I have to do something like this, I know that little tool will make some things go faster and easier. This tool is one that uses up blades. So there is a cost there. But I won't be using it that much so that should not be a big expense item for me.
I know this is not news for some of you. And some of you have talked about your experiences with this tool. So I thought I would add my experiences. It seems that it would lend it self to almost any kind of repair, remodeling, installation and demolition job. I just glad I have it on the shelf. I know I can grab it and do some things much more easily now.