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October 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Corded Saw Reviews

Corded saws are part of every jobsite that involves framing, trim, or carpentry work. Our corded saw reviews include miter saws, circular saws, jig saws, and table saws. We also review other types of cutting saws like tile saws and metal cutting tools. A saw always needs to be powerful, so we look for corded saws that cut without losing speed or power. More than that, however, a good saw will have plenty of cut capacity, and features that set it apart. That might be a rear fence with tall base support on a miter, or a great fence on a table saw. Corded Saw Reviews for Pros Our Best portable jobsite table saw shootout is a great example of the types of articles you can find here. A similar example is the Compact miter saw shootout. In terms of popular articles, try the Ridgid MS255SR 10-inch dual bevel miter saw review or check out 5 Essential Table Saw Safety Tips from the Pros.

5 Essential Table Saw Safety Tips

7 Essential Table Saw Safety Tips from the Pros

Table saws are one of the most common and helpful tools in the workshops of both Pros and non-Pros alike. A healthy respect for all tools is important. However, the need for safety around the table saw’s large spinning blade is obvious. We’ve written more extensively about table saw safety standards, but these 7 table saw safety […]

Putting Your Finger in a Spinning Saw Blade

Stopping a Saw Blade with Your Finger Video!

If you thought putting your hand into a live, spinning table saw blade was hard to do—imagine doing it TWICE! This time, Kenny Koehler puts his index finger in the path of the Bosch Reaxx table saw blade. He does it to see how it fares with a front-of-blade contact. And let me tell you, putting […]

dry cut tile saw blade guard

The Best Tool for Cutting a Ceramic Tile Backsplash

Adding a tile backsplash is a great way to dress up a kitchen. Often when doing a simple tile backsplash, some cuts are needed to get the tile around switches and receptacles. There are a few options and methods for doing these small cuts that don’t necessarily involve expensive or fancy equipment. Chances are you […]

How to Calibrate a Table Saw Like a Pro

In our article what to look for on a table saw, we told you that the table saw is the cornerstone tool of both the jobsite and shop. It makes the big cuts that are either difficult or near-impossible with other tools. It also does this while offering tabletop support and built-in guides to keep material straight. Still, if you don’t know how […]

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Skil 10-inch Miter Saw

Skil MS6305-00 10 in. Miter Saw Review

The Skil MS6305-00 10 in. miter saw provides an almost unheard of blend of capacity, power, usability, and value. Our crew used it while putting a two-story addition on a downtown bungalow originally built in 1915. Having used dozens of similar tools over the past 20+ years, this Skil 10-inch outclasses many others while staying […]

General SMART Automated Table Saw

General International Adds Touchscreen Automation to SMART Table Saw General has a new line of table saws for 2021 with their own patent-pending brand of automation. The General SMART Automated Table Saw offers precision cutting that requires little more than punching in your settings and letting the saw do the hard work. Work SMARTer, Not […]

Best Corded Reciprocating Saw

Best Corded Reciprocating Saw Reviews 2021

Our search for the best corded reciprocating saw led us to two very distinct categories and one that sits between them. Often called by Milwaukee’s proprietary name, Sawzalls, these demolition tools represent a sector that still has a very strong corded presence. What’s the Best Corded Reciprocating Saw Power Level? There’s a big difference between […]

How to Safely Use a Table Saw

Using a table saw allows a wide range of special cuts you couldn’t otherwise accomplish in your workshop or woodworking project. The main thing to remember when working with a table saw is this: Spinning blade + fingers = BAD. If your fingers ever get near the blade you have made an error in judgment […]

Ridgid R4041S 8" Wet Tile Saw

Ridgid R4041S 8-Inch Wet Tile Saw

Ridgid 8-Inch Wet Tile Saw Showcases Unlimited Rip Capacity The Ridgid 8-inch wet tile saw extends the brand’s popular line-up with new features that certainly got our attention. With a 12 amp, 1.2 hp motor, Ridgid tells us they’ve designed the R4041S to cut easily through both natural and manmade tile and pavers. And, with […]

Bosch Track Saw

Bosch Track Saw Video Review GKT13-225L

The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in North America was formed in January 2003. Sixteen years later the first Bosch track saw hit North America. While the GKT 55 GCE track saw has been available in Europe for many years, they’re coming a little late to this party. Now, in a market with sharp competition and […]