Plunge Saws - Tools - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Equipment & Safety > Tools

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-18-2009, 01:25 PM   #1
Tool Geek
 
PaliBob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Pacific Palisades CA
Posts: 2,546
Rewards Points: 2,072
Default

Plunge Saws


Plunge Saws
Most circular saws can be used to make plunge cuts by setting the saw on its nose, pulling the trigger, and slowly rotating the saw into the wood. About 40 years ago Festool took this to the next step and invented the Plunge Cut Circular saw.
Quote:
from: http://www.festoolusa.com/products/p...-circular-saws
"The plunge saw and guide rail, also known as a track saw, were invented by Festool and have been perfected over the past 40 years."
I’m no shill for Festool, but while I have their plunge saw (TS 55) with no complaints, I am happy to see that they now have some competition from DeWalt and Makita

Here is a review to find which is best .
http://www.jlconline.com/cgi-local/view.pdf/724ebf35c85bb945012172ced40a8c72/www.jlconline.com/cgi-bin/jlconline.storefront/49eadfb903652fe127170a32100a0660

If that link goes to the JLC April 2009 magazine table of contents, then click on: Plunge Cutting Circular Saws

Advertisement

__________________
Disclaimer
& Stay Safe
.....Bob Lavery

Last edited by PaliBob; 04-19-2009 at 04:40 AM. Reason: Revised the JLC Link
PaliBob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2009, 10:56 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 41
Rewards Points: 25
Default

Plunge Saws


For some reason the link above doesn't work, but I was pretty curious to see the link. I love the Festool TS-55 but I too am glad to see some competition coming out.

Perhaps this link to the article above works; I won't know until I hit submit: http://www.jlconline.com/cgi-local/v...170a32100a0635

Great article; thanks for posting it.

Advertisement


Last edited by Timster; 04-18-2009 at 10:58 PM.
Timster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2009, 07:52 AM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: coastal georgia
Posts: 374
Rewards Points: 256
Default

Plunge Saws


Thanks for posting this PaliBob.
7echo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
5 1/2" / 6 1/2" corded circcular saws FltRt521 Tools 4 04-17-2009 07:51 PM
good drill for big hole saws? jimmy21 Tools 9 09-08-2008 06:10 PM
Miter Saws MWHITLEY Carpentry 2 02-24-2008 02:46 PM
Question about table saws,... tribaloverkill Tools 28 04-13-2007 09:47 AM
Question on miter saws Doug Crf Tools 2 06-22-2006 07:42 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts