How to Use festool hk 55

How does a Festool HK 55 carpentry saw work?

The movable contact point slides up and down the rail and can be screwed down to specific angles or lock into predefined detents just like a miter saw. To make a cut, set the track on top of your material and slide it forward until both contact points are pressed against the edge.

Can a circular saw be used with a Festool?

The precision of Festool’s FSK track ensures that you can cut with your circular saw just as accurately as you could with your miter saw. Since the saw can bevel, you get compound miter functions out of your circular saw. The FSK track also features an auto return function.

Which is better HK 55 or HKC 55?

Both saws came with 18-tooth blades and you can indeed feel a difference. The Festool HK 55 Carpentry Saw feels like it has a stronger motor. The Festool HKC 55 Carpentry Saw seemed easier to bog down. On cross cuts in 2 x 12 PT, both saws cut extremely well.

Is the HK 55 carpentry saw cordless or cordless?

That’s exactly what we aim to find out as we take a closer look at the Festool HK 55 Carpentry Saw and it’s cordless version, the Festool HKC 55. There’s a lot of versatility built around the design, so let’s jump right in.


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