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Hercules Miter Saw Review 2020

This is a cheaper miter saw that offers many the same benefits as the high-end saws and seems to have the engineering to back it up.  Is the Hercules Brand Any Good? All of the mechanisms seem very solid, and it provides accurate cuts. Using this saw feels just like using a Makita or Dewalt. Even better, they seem to have one of the easiest-to-use warranties. Sliding Saw  The dual-bevel sliding compound miter saw has …

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Best Cordless Jigsaws

The Best Cordless Jigsaws For Homeowners or Contractors One of the most versatile items that every craftsman or DIYer should have in their toolsets is a battery-powered cordless jigsaw. You can use Jigsaws can effectively for straight, curved, and even beveled cutting patterns. By swapping out the blade types to match the material, jigsaws can also cut a wide range of material types, including wood, metal, ceramics, and plastic. It is this ability to cut …

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Dewalt Dws779 vs Dws780 Comparison (Which One Is Best?)

The Dewalt 12-inch dual bevel sliding miter saws come in three (confusing) varieties. The DWS779 and DWS780 miter saw are two identical models with one difference. I have a new favorite DWS780 competitor. See it here (opens in new window). A Heavier Saw Requires A Better Stand At nearly 60 pounds, either version of this saw is too heavy to frequently carrying it around. In fact, one of the most telling stories about this weight …

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Best Portable Table Saws For 2020

The portable job site table saw is the workhorse of any homebuilder. It makes an appearance on nearly every job, and the entire crew continuously uses it. Speed and accuracy matter, but so does the saw’s ability to hold up to years of punishing use.At ToolTally, I try to dive into the nitty-gritty on each of these tools. Keep in mind that my team and I are scouring the internet for every mention of these …

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Track Saw vs Table Saw

Track Saw vs Table Saw In the next 35 seconds, this table saw vs track saw comparison chart and buying guide will give you the information you need to make an informed buying decision and get the best value for your money! Why a track saw might be right for you and your project I recently covered the Track saw and how it is a tool that has been around for a long time. Surprisingly, …

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Best Track Saws For 2020

Do you want the accuracy of a $2,000 panel saw with the portability of a $300 table saw? The Track Saw is ideal for quickly completing long cuts with high accuracy. Track saws offer one-of-a-kind cuts and a professional, smooth, splinter-free edge that is unmatched by circular and table saws, especially when cutting large plywood-based sheets. It was invented approximately 60 years after the table saw. Surprisingly, many craftsmen have never handled one, and it …

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Table Saw vs Miter Saw

Table Saw vs Miter Saw The right woodworking tools make all of the difference. But when you are on a budget, sometimes you need to compromise. When it comes to this face-off, should you buy a table saw or a miter saw? A table saw can make longer cuts, while a miter saw excels in making short, beveled and angled cuts. A Table saw can make those same cuts if you have a jig, but …

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Best Corded Reciprocating Saws

Versatility, portability, and maneuverability are just a few of the many reasons why a reciprocating saw should be found in every tool box. These devices can cut through a variety of different materials making them viable in everything from framing, roofing, plumbing, and much more. While reciprocating saws aren’t overly complex there are a few things you should know when looking at the best reciprocating saw for you. In this guide, you will learn everything …

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Best Miter Saw Reviews And Buying Guide

A miter saw is one of the best tools that you can have in your workshop or at the job site for making angled cuts, regardless if you are a professional contractor, woodworker, or just someone that likes to tackle their own projects. >>Click Here To See Zachary’s Favorite Miter Saw Miter saws use a circular saw blade and are primarily used for cross-cutting (instead of longer rip cuts) while offering the flexibility of cutting …

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Chop Saw vs Miter Saw

Found on just about every job site and tool room is some sort of circular saw – with the two most common being the chop and miter models. While similar in form and having many of the same features, these saws have distinct niches they work better in. When it comes to picking a device that works great for you there are a few things you need to consider first. In the next 10 seconds, …

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Best Table Saw Fences For Improving Your Saw’s Accuracy

As a professional or hobbyist woodworker, you likely already own a table saw. It’s the best way to make accurate woodcuts quickly. A quality fence can reduce your cost by reducing time spent recutting material and in less wasted material. The only problem is that even high-quality table saws come with poor- quality stock fences. That’s why so many people invest in aftermarket table saw fences. Click To See My Favorite Table Saw Fence A …

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Best Tile Saw for 2020

The tile saw is a great invention. They are heavy-duty machines, easy to use, and highly effective in cutting tiles of all types, even at angled cuts. As the owner of a carpenter shop, we normally find tile saws to be more or less helpful in the workplace.