Seriously badass saw. All about the power here, 2,065 W machine. If you're a construction worker used to dealing with heavy things, this saw is light for what it does. Ive had all the other competitor saws, Milwaukee, Makita, Porter cable etc etc. When it comes to frozen wet P.T. lumber these other saws bog down pretty badly. I cut the ends off of 2 completely frozen 2x12's at a time, on a 45 degree angle and thats the real first test. See what your saw really has for power. This Dewalt is the most powerful I've found. Its worth every single cent i paid for it. Depth of cut adjustment is a little tricky at first to get used to but other than that, if you don't already own one of these you should get one, that is if you're not afraid of using a 15 LB saw on the side of a building. I use my Milwaukee for the regular cutting but when it comes to 2 layers of plywood at a time or wet/partially frozen P.T. its a winner. Wood pinching a bit? This will run its way through it without stopping. Only other saw I've used with this much power is their worm drive circ saw..
Don't be afraid to spend a bit more for this great saw. If you're a first time user, i would move on to another type, not a good beginner saw. Simple design that is heavy duty. Not much else it needs. Straightforward adjustments, and power. Its the same motor that is used for their planers.
All to often I see news reports about tools that are stolen from a jobsite. These tools are required for a person in construction to do his or her job, and a loss of tools can be very damaging. Below I have put together a list of tips – some obvious, some not – on how you can prevent tool theft and how you can recover stolen tools.
There has been a lot of buzz about Track Saws with both DeWalt, and Makita finally coming out with versions for the USA. But I bet many people don't know that you can turn just about any circular saw into a track saw for a fraction of the cost of a complete track saw package all with a kit from EurekaZone. After all, why should you have to buy another circular saw if you already own one, especially if it's a saw you really like? Who needs Festool when you can make a track saw with your own circular...
We have seen circular saws used as table saw replacements with the Eurekazone tracksaw system, and now there is a new system from PUPS (Portable Universal Power Station) that can turn a circular saw to an accurate miter saw.
A few weeks ago I posted on Facebook about my super simple method for growing hydroponic tomatoes with no electricity; and though this is not tool related, enough people seemed interested about it that I figured I would write up a full article explaining my Kratky hydroponics setup.