April 15, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

jig saw

Hart 20V jigsaw

Hart 20V Jigsaw Hands-On Review

Hart 20V Jigsaw Gives DIYers the Features and Performance Needed for Quality Results The Hart 20V jigsaw is a familiar design with a feature set that promises to help beginners learn jigsawing techniques and the performance required to achieve excellent results. We’ve been cutting on wood, metal, and PVC to see if it’s a good […]

Review8.4(out of 10)

Kobalt 24V Max Brushless Jigsaw Review KJS 324B-03

Kobalt 24V Max Brushless Jigsaw Offers a Nice Balance of Performance and Value The Kobalt 24V max brushless jigsaw was one of the first entrants to the Kobalt 24V brushless power tool line up. Over the year and a half of use I’ve given it, the Kobalt variable speed Jigsaw did not disappoint me. But […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
DeWalt 20V Max Jigsaw

DeWalt Cordless Jigsaw Review: 20V Max XR DCS334

We’ve been putting a new generation of jigsaws to the test over the last few weeks. Today, we’re putting the new DeWalt cordless jigsaw under our microscope. The DeWalt DCS334 is an XR model, meaning it’s part of their brushless lineup. Pros Brushless motor Tool-free bevel adjustment and blade changes Competitive bare tool price Good ergonomics Lower […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Milwaukee M18 Fuel Jig Saw

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Jig Saw 2737-21 Review

We’ve been making a lot of sawdust as we review the latest generation of jig saws from the big names. These saws differentiate themselves by more than just a battery platform. Today, it’s the new Milwaukee M18 Fuel Jig Saw’s turn to show us its stuff. Let’s see what it has to offer. Pros Faster […]

Ridgid Octane Jigsaw

Ridgid Octane 18V Brushless Jig Saw Review

Ridgid’s unique Octane battery-to-tool communication system continues to expand with the Ridgid Octane 18V Brushless Jig Saw under review today. We’ve already seen good things from the Octane Megamax and Octane Grinder (review coming soon!), but will their brushless jig saw follow suit? Pros Excellent value Dust port attachment Tool-free bevel adjustment and blade release Line […]

Review9.4(out of 10)
Makita 12V CXT Jig Saw Barrel Grip VJ05 Review

Makita 12V CXT Jig Saw Barrel Grip VJ05 Review

Makita’s 18V LXT platform gets most of the love around here. With Sub-Compact tackling the 12V size, standard 18V tools, and 18V X2 bringing you up to 36V all on one battery, it’s one of the most compelling and complete platforms out there. But 12V isn’t going by the wayside. Tools like the Makita 12V […]

Makita 12V MAX CXT Jig Saw VJ04R1 Kit

Makita 12V Top Handle and Barrel Grip Jig Saws

Makita 12V top handle and barrel grip jig saws promise a flexible and compact solution for carpentry tasks. The new Makita VJ04R1 top handle jig saw delivers 0-2,900 strokes per minute and a trio of orbital settings along with straight cutting capabilities to cover a variety of cutting applications. The jig saw also features a die-cast aluminum […]

Festool Power Select Program

Festool Power Select Program Underway

Festool Power Select Program Makes Tool Selections Easier If you’ve seen recent ads for the Festool Unplugged campaign, you know the company is pushing its cordless lineup hard. And why not? Cordless tools we’ve reviewed like the Festool TSC 55 cordless track saw and the versatile Festool C18 drill have proven to be solid performers. So how is […]

Festool Power Select Program

Festool Cordless Tools = Festool Unplugged

Ever since we attended the Festool Germany media event we became acutely aware that the company is bringing more and more of a focus on Festool cordless tools. Now, a new push for Festool Unplugged tools is starting to reveal that the German company is getting very serious about untethering its cordless tools for easier use and […]

Bosch JS120BN Jig Saw

New Product: Bosch JS120 12V Jig Saw

Bosch JS120BN 12V Jig Saw Boasts Compact Size and Excellent Ergonomics Jig saws get a somewhat negative reputation among some folks in the construction industry. However, those of us doing some of the lighter rough cut work with our cabinets, countertops, and other woodworking projects can’t live without them. They’re actually kind of fun and […]