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May 7, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


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Festool TSC 55 KEB Track Saw Review

Festool TSC 55 KEB Track Saw Review

We recently did an article on track saws vs table saws to help you decide which is right for you. I’m a sculptor, and my studio space is actually what should be my living room. Obviously, space is very limited. I have a table saw but try my best not to use it because it […]

track saw vs table saw

Track Saw vs Table Saw: How To Choose

Contractor and Woodworker Settle the Track Saw vs Table Saw Debate Once and for All! Is the choice between a table saw and a track saw keeping you up at night? You’re not alone. If you’re ready to rest easy, here’s our guide to one of the tougher decisions in the world of woodworking and construction. […]

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 […]

Metabo Metal Cutting Circular Saw

Metabo 6.5-in Metal Cutting Track Saw – MKS 18 LTX 58 Circular Saw

The Metabo MKS 18 LTX 58 6.5-in Metal Cutting Circular Saw looks like a tweaked version of their KS 18 LTX 57 saw. It’s also a cordless metal-cutting track saw. Let that sink in for a minute! For metal cutting applications, Metabo looks to have made several key changes. The Metabo metal-cutting saw captures metal […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Makita circular saw track cutting door

Makita XSH08 18V X2 Brushless Circular Saw

Track Saws and Circular Saws Collide with the New Makita XSH08 18V X2 Brushless Circular Saw Makita’s latest cordless circular feels like a collision between the traditional sidewinder saw and a track saw. Specifically, it blends the Makita XSH06 circular saw and the Makita cordless track saw (XPS01). Why, you ask? Possibly to create a […]

Bosch Track Saw

Bosch Track Saw with Plunge Action GKT13-225L Review

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 […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
table saw vs Makita Cordless Track Saw

Makita Cordless Track Saw Review: 18V X2 LXT XPS01

I am old enough to have been around when the first battery-powered tools came on the market. To classify the early ones as tools may be stretching the imagination a bit, but I digress. The cordless industry has come a lonnnnnnng way since then and I now have quite a few cordless tools in my […]

Festool SYSRock Jobsite Radio

Top 5 Best Festool Gifts for Christmas

On the 6th day of Christmas, PTR gave to me… Festool gifts from Germany! Day 6 shifts over toward woodworking with our top 5 best Festool gifts for Christmas! Best Festool Gifts for Christmas 2017 Festool SYSRock BR10 Bluetooth Radio Why we’d love to have it: Jobsite radios have to decide what they’re going to […]

Review8.3(out of 10)
Kreg Accu-Cut 48" Circular Saw Track System

Kreg Accu-Cut 48″ Circular Saw Track System

Are you tired of clamping a straight edge or your 4′ level down to use as a circular saw guide when you need to make long precision cuts on sheet material? The good news for you is that you don’t need to drops a week or two’s paycheck on a dedicated track-saw system! With the […]

Review9.1(out of 10)
Dewalt Flexvolt 60V Max Track Saw 01

DeWalt FlexVolt 60V Max Track Saw

Think fast! What are the best ways to make long rip, cross, and bevel cuts in the shop or on the job? Did you think of something like the DeWalt FlexVolt 60V Max Track Saw? Most people think of just two options: a table saw and a circular saw. But there’s a third option that […]