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O Diamond rim blades. These blades are made of special alloy metals with industrial diamonds embedded in the rim (around the outside diameter of the blade), and are for cutting hard concrete, cement composite materials, and masonry products like block or brick. o Special tempered allow blades. These blades have tempered carbon steel teeth, which are very fine (small, and closely spaced) for cutting sheet metal like galvanised roofing metal, or aluminum, copper, or brass tubing. o Dado blades. These are blades which can actually be adjusted to cut different width kerfs (the width of the material removed in the blade path).
Trim the door. Saw or plane up to the pencil marks, then sand the edges until they are smooth. Keep in mind that you're better off trimming too little rather than too much. 5. Check if the door fits. With shallow wedges underneath the door and someone else to help you hold it up, place the door in the frame and see if it fits properly. If it doesn't, you will need to trim again until the fit is perfect. 6. Place the hinges. Determine in which direction the door will open. The door should open in to the room and hinge placement should be such that the light switch is accessible on the side opposite the hinges.
If you are a left hander be aware that any chips of sawdust, etc. are flying out on your side. Don't forget your safety gear. They do make saws for lefty's. Safety glasses or goggles are OK but a full face visor is better. Don't use dangerous power tools when there's nobody else there with you. They don't have to be right there next to you, just somewhere in the area. You want to make sure that, in case that you injure yourself, there is someone there who can call 911 for you. When you place your wood before cutting, make sure the excess wood (the smaller piece) is free to fall once cut.