The Makita 16-5/16 in. 32 Tooth Carbide-Tipped Circular Saw Blade is made of premium quality materials and carbide-tipped for improved durability. The combination-blade design has fewer teeth and is engineered for less resistance when cutting with the grain of the wood. In addition, the thin kerf design provides a smooth finish and less material waste. The blade is ideal for general purpose cutting and ripping applications.