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June 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Oscillating Multi-tool Reviews

Our corded oscillating multi-tool reviews cover products that really do things no other tool can accomplish. For example, corded oscillating multi-tools make undercutting doorways easy. They excel at replacing those undercutting hand saws that get the job done, but take forever. When laying tile, wood flooring, or linoleum, make undercutting a doorway with a corded oscillating multi-tool step one. Knowing which of these tools will get the job done quickly can save you a lot of time and effort. Check out our cordless oscillating multi-tool reviews if you need more freedom. Oscillating Multi-tool Reviews That Tell the Whole Story Rather than simply review the oscillating multi-tool accessories, we give a clear picture of how each of the multi-tools will work for a tradesman. We do this by ensuring we use the same accessories whenever possible. One of the newest systems is the Bosch Starlock multi-tool accessory system. This system matches the Fein Starlock oscillating multi-tool system. With the advent of universal multi-tool accessories, this is becoming more and more possible. It definitely evens the playing field. That allows us to test true cutting speed, vibration, and other features of the tool. Then, we can stop wondering whether the oscillating multi-tool cuts quickly—or if the blade makes it fast.

Review8.1(out of 10)
Rockwell Sonicrafter F80 DuoTech Oscillating Tool

Rockwell Sonicrafter F80 DuoTech Oscillating Tool Review

We recently took 26 corded and cordless oscillating multitool models and put them against each other to see what would happen. If you’re curious about how it all turned out, check out the full review of our Oscillating Multitool Shootout. As is the tradition around here, we’re taking a look at each of our individual […]

Review8.4(out of 10)
Bosch StarlockMax Oscillating Multi-Tool

Bosch StarlockMax Oscillating Multi-Tool GOP55-36 Review

Ask just about any carpenter about the utility of the oscillating multi-tool and he’ll tell you that he’s not sure how we all got along without it in the “old” days. For flush cuts, plunge cuts, sanding, grinding, polishing, removing, and much more, the oscillating multi-tool is nearly indispensable on today’s jobsite. Like most power […]

Review7.9(out of 10)
Milwaukee Oscillating Tool Review

Milwaukee Oscillating Tool 2626-20 Review

We recently took a healthy mix of corded and cordless multitools to test out for our Best Oscillating Tool Shootout. The noise levels were high and the sawdust was a-flyin’, but we were able to narrow down from worst to first based on a variety of factors. This week, we’re taking a look at our […]

Review8.2(out of 10)
Ridgid JobMax

Ridgid JobMax Oscillating Tool R28602 Review

If oscillating multitool reviews happen to bring a smile to your face, prepare to start grinning like an idiot. Not only have we covered the best corded and cordless oscillating tools in our Best Oscillating Multitool Shootout, which you can check out here, but we’re also about to dive headfirst into taking a look at […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Fein MultiMaster 350 QSL Review

Fein MultiMaster 350 QSL Oscillating Tool Review

If you use oscillating tools with much frequency, it’s probably not a surprise to find Fein all over the top of our shootout results. The Fein MultiMaster 350 QSL kit features roughly the same design as the 350 Q model we reviewed a while back. The big difference is the upgrade to a Starlock Plus […]

Review8.6(out of 10)
Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool

Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool MM45

You can’t accuse us of not being ambitious around here. Our Managing Editor, Kenny Koehler, decided that the world needed to know the best oscillating tools on the market, and rather than test out a piddly 10 models, he brought in 25 models from both the corded and cordless worlds.  If that interests you, and […]

Review8.2(out of 10)
DeWalt Oscillating Tool

DeWalt Oscillating Tool DWE315K Review

You wanted oscillating tool reviews, and we’ve got oscillating tool reviews! Testing 25 different models of corded and cordless oscillating tool models might seem like a bit of an undertaking…and it is. But, we just had to see which models provided the best power and performance, vibration control, noise generation, ergonomics, blade change system, and […]

Bosch Starlock oscillating multi-tool system

Fein Starlock Oscillating Multi-tool System Explained

We got a chance to try out the new Fein Starlock Oscillating Multi-tool System which was integrated into the new Bosch GOP40-30 oscillating multi-tool being shown at the 2015 STAFDA trade show in Phoenix. The new Fein Starlock mounting system is being developed as the new standard for multi cutters or oscillating multi-tools. Bosch is particularly motivated to get […]

Review9.4(out of 10)
Fein MultiMaster FMM 350 Q

Fein MultiMaster FMM 350 Q Review

Bigger. Faster. Stronger. Have you ever noticed that every year, car companies use the same words to describe their new models? Words like sleeker, faster, efficient, aerodynamic, etc.  When they say this year after year, it makes me wonder why they didn’t just skip the last 10 revisions and jump straight to the “sleekest.” It’s kind […]

Rockwell Universal Fit System for SoniCrafter X2

Oscillating multi-tool accessories may not be sexy, but simplifying how they are installed is something I’m very interested in. I’m also interested in any way to make either a tool or accessory universal to all other manufacturers’ products. The reason is simple: It’s just too darn hard to have to have to think ahead to […]