The versatility of the Makita Plunge Circular Saw with Guide Rail makes it a more portable cutting option over table saws for a range of cutting applications. Robert Robillard at Concord Carpenter recently tried out the Makita SP6000J and gave it high marks for performance and ease-of-use, as well as the high-quality stock blade, stackable case, and more. Go here to read the entire review.
SP6000J: Covenient, Accurate, Portable
The Makita SP6000J is a more portable option for cross-cutting and ripping large pieces when it needs to be accurate. It is engineered with a range of technical features for dead-on accurate cutting, but it also includes convenient features like magnesium components for less weight, and anodized aluminum with wider glide strips for smooth, accurate cutting. The SP6000J is ideal for high-end woodworking, cabinetry, closet building, and any other precision-cutting applications. For more on the SP6000J, go here.