By mike guertin jan 02 2005 right away we noticed something different about the cs20. Get the magazine more.
For rips and cross cuts a circular saw is probably the most popular power tool as with many tools the prices of circular saws were once too high for the average woodworker.
Fine woodworking circular saw review. Extensive research has been done on the internet and with professionals who use these tools regularly to make sure all the points were. Pretty much top of the line as far as 14 ers go. The festool ts 55 eq is a circular saw like no other.
Save 56 off the magazine newsstand price. Any comments on the circular saw reviews in the latest issue of fine homebuilding. When it comes to finding the right circular saw for your construction or woodworking business or diy projects we have got the information you need to make your decision much easier.
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The time it took to resaw the wood was probably due more to the saw having a 1 5hp motor me thinks. This circular saw from bosch is powered by plugging an extension cord directly into a receptical in the saw. With its splinter guard razor sharp blade and well engineered guide system the saw makes long straight cuts whether on plywood tabletops or cabinet doors extremely accurately cleanly and easily virtually eliminating the need for a larger more expensive panel saw or sliding tablesaw.
There are two depth adjusting features worth comparing in this group of saws. First some saws have what we re calling an outboard lever. That is the lever is located to the left of the handle where it s more accessible.
By mike guertin jan 02 2005 this saw features a blade guide that shines a laser onto the workpiece to aid in aligning cuts. Get the latest from fine woodworking magazine 283 jul aug 2020. Due to the magnesium body and base.
I would venture a guess that john had the saw set on the higher speed since as a general rule the lower speed is for metal or extremely tough hardwoods. Of course there are no perfect shops and many woodworkers prefer to keep one blade in the saw for both types of cuts. Craftsman s professional series circular saw features a laser guide and built in dust collection chute.
Changing the depth of cut on a circular saw requires you to loosen a lever and move the shoe up or down. When it comes to woodworking there s little to beat a great multi purpose circular saw. There is no power cord but there is a convenient rafter hook.
This circular saw from porter cable features a light weight magnesium body and base and a quick blade changing mechanism. By mike guertin jan 02 2005 this 15 amp saw looks big but weighs only 9 6 lb.