Makita LS1221 12-Inch Compound Miter Saw Kit

Review of the Makita LS1221

Unique Features That Stand Out From the Crowd!

Whenever I am shopping for a power tool I always think about the job I want to use the tool for. Purchasing a tool based on your individual needs and the purpose for which you intend to use it will help you to make a better choice. There are a lot of miter saws out there and if you don’t have a good idea of what you want you can easily get distracted and possibly end up with a saw that doesn’t meet your needs. That’s one of the reasons I do these reviews – so you can make better, more informed decisions. 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


Makita LS0815F 8-1/2″ Slide Compound Miter Saw

Review of the Makita LS0815F

Powerful and Portable Gets it Done Every Time!

When I’m doing home renovation projects there are always a ton of uses for a good sliding compound miter saw. The Makita LS0815F uses only an 8 1/2 inch blade, but its capacity is right on par with most bulkier 10 and 12 inch models. You get the same capacity with increased portability, more manageability, and just as much power, if not more. This saw has a lot of great features, so let’s get to finding out all this model has to offer. Read more