Archives: Circular Saw

HILTI 22V NURON Circular Saw Review

HILTI 22V Cordless Circular Saw SC 30WR-22 This year Hilti released more than 70 cordless tools, all on their new 22-volt Nuron platform. The new platform features a brushless motor, improved electronics and the Nuron battery enables a step-change in 22-volt cordless performance and powers tool classes previously only possible on higher-voltage platforms. We took […]

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24 Tooth Framing Blade Test

7-1/4 Inch Framing Saw Blade Testing | 2022 Saw blades come in a variety of designs, primarily revolving around the number of teeth. Blades with more teeth yield a smoother cut, and blades with fewer teeth remove material faster. Standard 7 and one-quarter framing blades have 24 teeth and are effective for cutting jobs such […]

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Ryobi 7 1/4 Circular Saw PBLCS300 Review

Ryobi 7 1/4 Circular Saw PBLCS300 Review If we had to choose a single cordless item for carpentry and construction, we would be hard-pressed to pick against a 7 ¼” circular saw for basic cutting tasks.  We use circular saws on everything from sizing 2×4 rough framing to doing plunge cuts on exterior wall sheathing. […]

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DEWALT 20V 7-1/4″ Circular Saw with Flexvolt Advantage Technology

DEWALT 20V  Flexvolt Advantage Technology 7-1/2″ Circular Saw Review Model DCS573B DEWALT recently launched a line of 20V Max with Flexvolt Advantage Technology tools. This review is for the DEWALT 20V Max 7-1/4″ Circular Saw w/ Flexvolt Advantage Technology. The tools that have been released are the 7-1/4″ circular saw, 1/2″ hammer drill, reciprocating saw, and […]

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Makita LXT® Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 7‑1/4” Circular Saw XSH08 Review

18V X2 (36V) LXT® Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 7‑1/4” Circular Saw With Guide Rail Compatible Base XSH08 Cordless saws have come a long way in the last 10 years. We keep on saying it but the advances in battery and electric motor technology have allowed most users to go almost completely cordless in applications that were […]

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DEWALT 7-¼ in. Circular Saw With Power Detect

DEWALT DCS574W1 Circular Saw Review The DEWALT DCS574W1  7-¼ in. circular saw is a lightweight, powerful solution. Like many young carpenters, the circular saw that I learned on was an old school corded worm drive Skilsaw that nearly made me fall over because of its weight. I remember my lead carpenter at the time saying “let the weight […]

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SKILSAW 10-1/4″ Cordless Worm Driver Saw Preview

SKILSAW 48V TRUEHVL™ 10-1/4″ Cordless Worm Drive One of the highlights at the 2020 World of Concrete was the all new SKILSAW 48V TRUEHVL™ 10-1/4″ Cordless Worm Drive circular saw. While this new saw isn’t available quite yet we were able to get some hands-on with it at the SKILSAW booth and the saw didn’t […]

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