Saw Blade Size Info


Jeweller Saw Blade Sizes and Information

Choose the blade that best suits the thickness of the material being cut (or sawn). The ideal ratio is 3 teeth on the materials at any time. Use a B and S gauge to determine the thickness if unknown.

Blade Size

For use with:

Blade Thickness

Blade Depth

Teeth per Inch

Drill Size for Piercing

6/0

24 gauge

.0070''

.0140''

76.0

79

5/0

22-24 gauge

.0080''

.0157''

71.0

78

4/0

22 gauge

.0086''

.0175''

66.0

77

3/0

22 gauge

.0095''

.0190''

61.0

76

2/0

20-22 gauge

.0103''

.0204''

56.0

75

1/0

18-22 gauge

.0110''

.0220''

53.5

73

1

18-20 gauge

.0120''

.0240''

51.0

71

2

16-18 gauge

.0134''

.0276''

43.0

70

3

12-14 gauge

.0140''

.0290''

40.5

68

4

10 gauge

.0150''

.0307''

38.0

67

5

8 gauge

.0158''

.0331''

35.5

65

6

6-8 gauge

.0173''

.0370''

33.0

58