Like many power tools on the market, most multi-tools will come with a couple of general-purpose blades, and you might be tempted to use them, regardless of the material that you’re working: wood, metal or anything else.
But general-purpose means just that, so why would you use a generic attachment … when you can get a specialised accessory or blade, perfect for your needs?
There are so many to choose from, too – an absolute multi-verse of multi-tool blades, if you will – and to help you navigate it, we've put together a handy guide defining the various types, their applications and design materials. So if you've thought about getting yourself a multi-tool and/or some blades to go with it, this blog is for you!
With so much to know about multi-tool attachments, it's hard to know where to start. So let's begin with some basics. When deciding which accessories / blades to choose, consider the following: teeth per inch (TPI), blade composition and blade shape.