More stories about Saws

  • Festool Track Saw Recalled

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Festool has announced the recall of TS 55 REQ saws because under certain circumstances the Fast-Fix plunge lock may accidentally engage.

  • 18-Volt Cordless Jigsaws

    These tools are a viable alternative to corded models for intermittent cutting

  • Skil Mag77LT Saw

    This spring Skil released an upgraded wormdrive saw that the company says is 4 pounds lighter than the very popular SHD77.

  • Dual Battery Cordless Chainsaw

    Tool companies usually make power tools or outdoor power equipment (OPE); Makita does both and is using a new accessory to make these tools more accessible to average users.

  • A Gas-Powered Circular Saw

    I stumbled across this chainsaw-based machine in a YouTube video. The label was obscured so I thought it was home-made.

  • Humongous Band Saw Cuts 18-Inch Steel Ingot

    At the end of my visit to the Lenox plant in Western Massachusetts, they showed me the test area which contained a band saw the likes of which I have never seen.

  • New Festool Saw May Be Recalled

    Reports of unspecified problems with the plunge mechanism of Festool's new tracksaw may lead to a recall.

  • Grizzly’s New Track Saw

    Can you get a decent track saw for $180?

  • A Trip to the Recip Blade Factory

    The Lenox plant in East Longmeadow MA produces recip saw blades, hole saws, band saw blades, and a number of other items. This story focuses on recip saw blades.

  • Skil Mag77LT

    Skil recently announced a new wormdrive saw that they say is 4 pounds lighter than their Mag77. That grabbed my attention because the Mag77 is one of the lightest inline saw around .