Whether it’s a detailed, delicate project or a job that requires you to maneuver into hard-to-reach areas, sometimes a slim, compact model is more useful than a powerful one. One such option is the Tacklife TCS115A , which has a laser guide for precision.
Ryobi One P505
Designed with handles that are lined with a thick, rubber molding, the Ryobi One P505 minimizes the friction and vibrations your hands are subjected to, which reduces the risk of injury and helps maintain accuracy. The adjustable bevel allows for slicing at various angles.
Carpenters, plumbers and electricians often find themselves in situations where they need to cut through small sections of plywood or drywall to complete a job, and that’s where the Makita SH02R1 comes in handy. It features an attached wrench for quick blade changing.
It’s difficult to work effectively among an ever-growing pile of dust and debris, which is why the Ridgid R8652 is constructed with a powerful blower to keep your cut line visible. It is equipped with two handles, so you can use both hands to maintain control.
Balanced and smooth, the Bosch CCS180B is a professional-style model capable of getting you through demanding jobs without too much hassle. It’s built to give you a clear view of your cut line in order to maintain consistent accuracy as you work.
With a light but stiff magnesium shoe and a sharp, carbide-tipped blade, the DeWalt DC390B is a good option for anyone who values durability. The 18-volt brushed motor isn’t the quickest on cross cuts but it works fine on large sheets of plywood.
The Milwaukee 2630-20 features an electronic brake that stops the blade shortly after you release the trigger. The ribbed handle is designed for comfort and a reliable grip, and it comes with a framing blade, so you can set up shop and get to work immediately.
Even though the DeWalt DCS570B is a 7-1/4-inch model, it feels surprisingly lightweight and is very easy to manipulate. It is speedy and versatile, allowing for accurate cross and rip cuts at a variety of angles and depths.
The 18-volt Makita XSS02Z is a lightweight and versatile model that you can use for extended periods of time without becoming fatigued or cramping up. Its heavy-duty base is engineered to provide steadiness and smooth, accurate cutting.
While the worm drive is an ancient gear arrangement, the Skilsaw TrueHVL uses it brilliantly to increase the torque produced by the motor while simultaneously minimizing blade wobble and significantly increasing the lifetime of the tool.