The Worx WX429L is a nifty little tool that’s useful for around-the-house jobs. At less than five pounds, it’s light enough to use all day without straining your arms or shoulders. The well-placed depth level makes for quick adjustments as you work.
The handle on the Skilsaw Sidewinder is set lower than on many other models, allowing you to push into the wood, rather than down on top of it. The markings are all clear and easy to read, and a built-in electronic brake facilitates a smooth, straightforward operation.
The Skil 5280-01 has a wide foot plate, distributing the tool’s weight evenly and giving you stability while working. No matter how dense and tough the wood is, the 24-tooth carbide blade that comes with this model won’t be intimidated.
Constructed with technology to protect it from overheating, the Milwaukee 2732-20 features a magnesium shoe and guards for durability. It has an LED light and an integrated dust port that provide good visibility and improve accuracy.
Even when you’re gripping it with only one hand, the slim design of the Tacklife TCS115A allows you to maintain total control, regardless of the angle of your cut. The handle is coated in rubber, so your grasp should not falter, even if your palm gets sweaty.
The DeWalt DWE575SB measures just over seven inches in width, and is one of the lightest in its class at only 8.8 pounds, making it easy to hold and use. Its dependable, 15-amp motor generates plenty of power for ambitious, professional jobs.
DeWalt DCS575T2 FlexVolt
You should enjoy substantial freedom of movement with the DeWalt DCS575T2 FlexVolt , as it’s a battery-powered model that will liberate you from the hassle of dealing with mains cords. That being said, it’ll still deliver an impressive amount of force.
The 15-amp motor on the Porter-Cable PCE300 provides the speed necessary to slice through sheets of plywood and thick boards with little resistance, while the steel shoe ensures a clear line of sight on extensive cuts. It’s backed by a three-year limited warranty.
The powerful Skilsaw Sawsquatch uses a worm drive motor that is specifically designed for larger cuts and provides increased torque and durability. It has a magnesium body, bevel, and anti-snag guard to keep weight to a minimum.
The Makita 5008MGA lets you quickly adjust from a zero to 45-degree angle using positive stops and easy-grip levers, so you spend less time on setup and more on cutting. It has a dust blower and two LED lights to keep your line clearly visible.