SKIL 3317-01 10-Inch Compound Miter Saw

Review of the SKIL 3317-01

Feature-Packed And Ideal For Beginners

I like a miter saw that’s portable and can be easily stored away at the end of my work day, so I was excited about reviewing the SKIL 3317-01, which is considered to be one of the most portable miter saws on the market. In addition to being portable, it also has other features which should make it ideal for beginning woodworkers, like its laser cutline guide and the carbon tipped blade that comes included. Read more


Makita LS1040 10-Inch Compound Miter Saw

Review of the Makita LS1040

Easy To Carry And Easy On Your Pocket

Another miter saw I am seriously considering for my workshop is the Makita LS1040. If you’ve read many of my reviews, you know portability is really important to me and my research shows that this miter saw is a durable, easy to use, super lightweight saw with some impressive features. This one is definitely designed to combine portability with speed and precision. The fact that it’s so lightweight (only 27.3 pounds) and still has a 15 amp motor really piqued my interest, so I had to check it out and write a review. Let me show you why the Makita LS1040 is on the short list of miter saws I’m thinking about buying. Read more


Homecraft H26-260L Compound Miter Saw

Review of the Homecraft H26-260L 10-Inch Compound Miter Saw by Delta Power Tools

Budget Friendly and Super Portable

Delta has been making power tools since the early 20th Century and they have earned a reputation for producing high-quality, durable and innovative products. The Homecraft line by Delta was designed to be budget friendly so a wider range of woodworkers could take advantage of Delta’s years of power tool making experience. I decided my reviews needed to include a lower cost alternative for those who might be just starting out on their woodworking adventures, or are just more budget conscious, and I determined the Homecraft H26-260L 10-Inch Compound Miter Saw would be a good choice. So let’s get right into it and see what the Homecraft H26-260L is all about. Read more


Hitachi C15FB 15 Amps 15-Inch Miter Saw

Review of Hitachi C15FB 15-Inch Miter Saw – No Bevel

Will Cut Through Almost Anything!

I have reviewed a variety of 12 and 10-inch miter saws for this site, but I also felt the need review the only 15-inch miter saw on the market – the Hitachi C15FB. The blade size is clearly its standout feature, but I wanted to see what else I could find out about this unique tool and how it performs, so I could determine whether or not it needs to be on my tool wish list. Read more


Hitachi C10FCH2 Single Bevel Miter Saw

Review of the Hitachi C10FCH2 15-Amp 10-inch Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw with Laser Marker

A Lightweight Miter Saw With Power And Precision

My cousin Tony, who lives in Canada, recently called me to brag about his new Hitachi C10FCH2 15-Amp 10-inch Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw with Laser Marker. We are the only two in the family who do regular woodworking and from time to time we like to compare notes. Tony was very impressed with the Hitachi C10FCH2’s accurate cuts and he was thrilled that it’s also lightweight and portable. Read more

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Festool Kapex KS 120 Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Review of the Festool Kapex KS 120

Unparalleled Performance In A Compact Design

If I were to win the lottery tonight, one of the first things I would buy with my winnings is a Festool Kapex KS 120 – one of the most impressive miter saws I have ever come across. It has several innovative design features for making precision cuts and it’s a well-made, professional grade machine. I would say the Festool Kapex KS 120 is the stuff that miter saw dreams are made of. If price was not an issue, this miter saw would already be in my workshop and I would have a permanent smile on my face. Read more

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DEWALT DW717 Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Review of the DEWALT DW717 10-Inch Double-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Large Cutting Projects Just Got Easier!

Every now and then I take on a project that requires cutting large pieces of wood, so I wanted to take a look at the DEWALT DW717 because it was designed specifically to do these kinds of jobs. It’s packed with features designed to accommodate cutting larger pieces, but I wanted to find out is if the accuracy of the cuts is as good as on the models designed for mid-range cutting jobs. Read more


DEWALT DW713 10-Inch Compound Miter Saw

Review of the DEWALT DW713

A Little Goes a Long Way With This Miter Saw!

I started my research into finding the best miter saw on the market with the DEWALT DW713 10-inch compound miter saw because several people I know have one and they all recommend it strongly. Not to be one who goes blindly along with the herd, I just had to play detective and do some quality research to find out for myself if it is as great as they say. Read more

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Bosch 4310 10-Inch Slide Miter Saw

Review of the Bosch 4310 10-Inch Dual Bevel Slide Miter Saw

Bosch Blasts Through Big Projects

Whether you do solo woodworking projects in your garage woodwork shop like I do, or you are an experienced woodworking professional, a durable and accurate miter saw is always a wise investment. A miter saw can be used for many different wood cutting jobs and, if you get one that’s well made, it can make your life a lot easier. Well, maybe not your entire life, but it can certainly make cutting wood easier. The Bosch 4310 10-Inch Dual Bevel Slide Miter Saw promises to be the ideal miter saw for all your carpentry and woodworking needs. Let’s have a look at its features and you can decide for yourself. Read more