Category: Jigsaw

Makita Jig Saw Review – 12V Max CXT Model VJ04Z

If you have been following us for a while, you know we have had the chance to take a look at a bunch of new Makita 12V tools.  So far we have reviewed the following Makita 12V tools: Makita FD07R1 12V MAX Brushless Cordless Driver-Drill Makita DT03 12V Impact Driver Makita 12V Reciprocating Saw – Model RJ03R1 Now before I jump into the Makita Jig Saw Review, I want to touch on 12V tools.  As we know, everyone has their own opinion on 12V tools.  With that said, here is my opinion and feeling about 12V tools which may...

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Bosch 12V Jig Saw Model JS120BN

As you know I am a huge fan of Bosch tools and believe they make one of the toughest tools around.  So when I heard Bosch was coming out with a new 12V Jig Saw, it was a tool I knew I needed to take a closer look at.  As you can see by the picture, this is a barrel style grip jig saw, which I tend to prefer.  Barrel grips just seem to have more control and are easier to maneuver around your work. Like most 12V batteries, the Bosch doesn’t have a fuel status gauge on the...

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Black & Decker 20V Cordless Jigsaw BDCJS20B

We haven’t done a whole lot of Black and Decker on TIA, but the items we have tried, we have liked.  Black and Decker is designed for the homeowner.  As a homeowner, you are not using your tools everyday, so why spend a lot of money only for the tool to sit on the shelf.  So as you can image, Black and Decker tools have a low price point. However don’t let the price fool you because you do get a great bang for your buck. Black and Decker has been expanding their 20V line of tools and today,...

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Festool Carvex PS 420 EBQ Jigsaw Review – 561593

Did you know that in 1946 Albert Kaufmann designed the first Jig Saw?  He replaced the needle in his wife’s sewing machine with a blade.  I am sure after his wife saw what he did, he spent many nights sleeping on the couch.  Lucky for us, his many nights on the couch made our lives much easier in todays world.  Now almost all the major brands have a Jig Saw.  Well that might be the case, but no one has the Carvex by Festool.  I give it to Festool, they could have sat back and said we have a...

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Friday Night Tools Fight – Cordless Jig Saws

OK, it’s not Friday night, but we recently did a Friday Night Tool fight between the Dewalt, Milwaukee and the Metabo cordless Jig Saws.  All of these Jig Saws are sold as bare tools or in a kit.  The model number on the Milwaukee is 2645-22, Metabo STA 18LT and the Dewalt is DCS331. We tested each Jig Saw with a 4 A/h battery.  We used Bosch Jig Saw wood blades to cut through a 2×4.  We wanted to see how many feet we could get off each fully charged battery.  Next we did a quick scrolling test to...

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