A saw is one of the essential tools every tradesman must own. Depending on the job, there is a wide range available which can work in any situation and help get the work done much quicker and more accurately.
Finding the best one can be a huge pain with the choice available, so we have made it our job to help you choose the best one for your needs and budget.
Reciprocating saw: These also go by the names of hognose, recip saw, and Sawzall. They are a handheld tool with a blade at the tip that pushes and pulls at high speeds. Commonly used in constructions and demolition work, they can cut a wide range of materials.
Tile saw: Often referred to as a wet saw, this is a bench tool design to help make precise cuts for tiles. As the name suggests, it uses a water cooled diamond blade to make delicate cuts. A fence is used to help make the precise cuts over and over again making it a very easy and quick tool to use.
Scroll saw: Is an electrical tool that sits on your bench top and it is used to make intricate curve cuts on wood, metal or plastic. It is much easier to handle than a coping saw, and the fineness of the blade allows for a much more delicate cut than a jigsaw.
Circular saw: Is most commonly known in the woodworking industry as a handheld power tool that is used to cut wood, however, it can cut a variety of materials such as plastic, metal, and masonry with different blades. They are available corded and cordless depending on preference and come as left handed or right handed depending on which side of the blade the motor sits.
Band saw: Is an electric powered bench-top tool that consists of a long banded toothed blade. The banded blade is stretched over two wheels which provides continuous cutting in one direction. This allows accurate cutting of irregular shapes and curves, just like a jigsaw.
Jigsaw: A powered hand tool that is used to cut shapes into a variety of materials. Mainly used for woodworking projects but can be used on metal, plastic and ceramic tile. The tool is made up of a motor drives a reciprocating saw up and down.
Miter saw: A powered circular saw that is useful in making accurate angled crosscuts quickly. They are frequently used to cut trim and molding. The majority of models are light enough and relatively small to be portable.
Compact Circular Saw: A mini version of the larger circular saw. It’s user friendly and is designed to be carried about a lot easier. Used on smaller projects, for ease of use, it’s handy alternative the standard circular saw.
Portable Band Saw: An electric tool with a banded toothed blade. A great alternative when you can’t bring the object you want to cut to the workshop. Available in both corded and cordless models.