Among the very useful tool anyone would be glad to own is the powerful handheld circular saw. Making straight cuts on wood or man-made boards are best achieved by using circular saws rather than with a handsaw. Circular saw best used in cutting rebates, chamfers and miters on any angle to up to 45 degrees. It can also cut grooved and tongued floorboards.
The Milwaukee 6394-21 is considered the finest circular saw with cord. This circular saw is the top of the line with excellent features like the presence of Quik-Lok cord electric brake system for sure safety and a Tilt-Lok lever handle firm balance. The Milwaukee sidewinder saw gives excellent performance and is covered with a limited warranty of up to five years.
Another best circular saw from Milwaukee is the Milwaukee V28 0730-22. A cordless and most preferred circular saw with price that can be up to $375 which is considered high for a common user but surely gives value for the money invested. It comes with two rechargeable batteries and a charger but this saw can also function with a cord plugged in. It has a limited warranty of up to five years.
Next is the Dewalt DW378GK heavy duty, top of the line cordless circular saw available in the market today. Its motor is mounted behind its blade thus, being called the hypoid saw. This is also a light sidewinder saw but the denser hypoid saws usually render sheet stock cutting easier. Saws with its motor behind its blade are less dangerous of getting kickback and these are created for better visibility of the cutting line. This particular make of saw costs more than the saws with cords but its consolation is that, it can be used anywhere without the hassles of looking for electric outlets.
An affordable alternative to expensive cordless circular saws in the market is Ryobi P500. This also comes with a battery and a charger and also offers the same carbide-tipped blade, blade wrench, ergonomically designed handle and a laser guide. Though this saw is not commanding as the Milwaukee cordless saws, it still provides a good performance in sawing task. Its blade is only 5.5” and bevel may be adjusted to up to 45 degrees but Ryobi is a good quality saw for average homeowner that suits the budget.
There are many other circular saws in the market but the abovementioned circular saws are recommended.