Jeweler 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

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