If you like to take on DIY projects, one of the tools you should have handy is a circular saw. This review of the top 10 best circular saw in 2018, will help you make a choice.
We have included the most recommended brands and done research to find out which would qualify to be on the top 10 list. It was a tight competition but we finally came up with the following list.
10- Tacklife CSK77AC Mini Circular Saw with Laser
You can achieve professional cuts by using this laser guided circular saw. It also is a left-handed blade design which provides better visibility of the cut line. This saw can cut through different materials including wood, plastic, and metal.
It comes with 6 blades which will ensure it has a longer cutting life. And to make changing the blades easier, it comes with an Allen Wrench. Many people who have used it agree that it is lightweight and safe.
9- VonHaus Corded Ultra-Compact Saw
If you want comfort as you saw through different materials, this is a good option to try, the VonHaus can be used with one hand and yet still deliver accurate cuts with professional precision. It also has a laser guide to help you be more accurate. It comes with 3 blades which can go through just about any material.
It is amazing how it makes quick work of 2x4s thanks to its strong motor with a speed of 3,500rpm. In a single pass, you will have precise cuts. It also comes with a carry case.
8- Rockwell RK3441K 4-1/2” Compact Circular Saw
I would recommend this one to someone who is new to circular saws or someone with little energy. It is one of the lighter saws with great control. Its grip is also worth noting. The slim inline grip is what makes it easier to control.
Since it is light and compact, it makes a go option for handymen who want to have lighter loads but still have great gain. It works perfect on wood, but can also cut through metal and plastic.
7- VonHaus Corded Ultra-Compact Circular Saw Kit
Precision is the major selling point for this saw. You can cut through any material with great precision and in the shortest time possible. It also has the fact that is has a hard carry case that comes with it so you can transport it safely.
The VonHaus is quite affordable and yet it provides really good results. It would be a good choice for anyone who knows what they are doing with their circular saw.
6- WORX WX081L ZipSnip Cutting Tool
This is a ZIpSnip cutting tool that will easily go through a lot of materials that an ordinary scissor cannot handle. Its blades can be sharpened automatically and the battery power lasts for months on a single charge so you can confidently carry it anywhere and know it is still charged especially since it has an indicator to let you know how much power is left in it.
It is light and compact so you can fix it in a toolbox and it will not take up a lot of space. It also has a lockout switch that works together with the trigger to ensure safety. It is a handy tool with a pocket-friendly price tag
5- Dremel SM20-02 Max Tool Kit
if you are cutting tight corners, this is the circular saw you may want to use. The small blade makes it suited for tight spots. It also has great features like dust extraction which ensures the surface you are cutting remains clean and that means less cleaning to do after the job is done.
You can use it on a variety of materials and the 6amp motor will ably cut through with ease. It is also designed to be durable with its work gear system. It comes with a hard carry case for easy portability as well as safe storage.
4- Dremel SM20-DR-RT Saw-Max Tool
This is another saw that would be good for beginners. It is very powerful and can cut through different materials and yet remains simple enough to use even with one hand. If you are not strong and cannot handle the power of most circular saws, this one will be a lot easier.
Your precision will be good because it gives you clear sight of the cut line. The grip is also quite good with no risk of the machine slipping out of your hands as you use it. It also has a fairly long code. This is indeed one of the best you can come across.
3- Rockwell RK3440K Versacut 4.0 Amp Ultra-Compact Circular Saw
The makers of this Rockwell must be really proud of how well they have achieved precision. The lesser guide is not the only feature to ensure precision, there is also a dust extractor to ensure that the cut line is not covered by dust. It is also designed to be streamlined and even if you are using just one hand, the outcome will still come out great.
You can also control how deep the cut is by adjusting the blade and locking it to that depth. You can also adjust it to ensure you can cut tight areas that other saws may fail to get. All that and it looks stylish.
2- Genesis GCS545C 5.8 Amp 120 Volt 4-1/2 in. Control Grip Compact Circular Saw
The Genesis feels very comfortable in your hand and will also comfortably cut through different sizes of materials with a single pass. It is quite strong and you can adjust how deep it will cut using its gears. It will also keep the surface you are cutting clean, you just have to connect it to the vacuum.
It is really versatile and yet affordable. You will be amazed at how easily it will cut through a material like copper and then also cut drywall or wood without damaging it.
1- WORX WORXSAW 4-1/2″ Compact Circular Saw
Here is the best choice you can make. It has a thin blade that ensures there is less of a fuss as you cut through different material. It is also designed so that people with smaller hands can easily wrap their hand around it and have good grip.
It is quite durable and comes with a 3-year warranty though many people say they have never needed to use that warranty. For quick accurate professional cuts made with ease, here is the best option.
All these circular saws in this list are high performers and you should get great results from them. They are good for DIY work as well as professional work. Some of them though are better than the rest like the Worx which takes the number one spot. At the end of it though, if you feel a different one suits you best, you will be happy with it as well since they are the top 10.