Thin kerf blades are designed for miter smooth cuts; less drag on bearings and brake and reduces stock loss on expensive woods and veneer plywoods. Not recommended to cut stock over 3/4" without the use of a stablizer.
WARNING: Drilling, sawing, sanding or machining wood products can expose you to wood dust, a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer. Avoid inhaling wood dust or use a dust mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/wood.