Skilsaw Buying Guide

Skilsaw Magnesium Sidewinder

The Original Worm Drive Circular Saw

In 1924, Skil created the first portable circular saw: the Worm Drive Circular Saw. With a die-cast aluminum housing and worm drive gearing, Skil changed cutting forever! 90 years later, it's pretty much a given that a pro on the jobsite will be reaching for a Skilsaw!

First Portable Circular Saw by Skil

Legends aren't made. They're built.

Skilsaws have become legends on jobsites for their reliability, durability, and portability. Skil keeps product weight in mind while never sacrificing power. Dual-Field™ motors on all three types of saws means smooth start-ups and saws that run cooler and last longer.

Original Worm Drive Skilsaws

Original Worm Drive Skilsaws

  • Lightweight magnesium construction 
  • Dual-Field™ motor 
  • Large easy-to-read bevel
  • Depth-of-cut scales
  • Wide variety of cuts
  • 24-tooth Diablo® carbide blade included
  • STAY TRUE™ guarantee

Skilsaw Circular Saws

Skilsaw Circular Saws

  • Magnesium motor housing stabilizes drive train
  • Best-in-class torque 
  • Dual-Field™ motor 
  • 7-1/4" 24-tooth Diablo carbide blade 
  • Dust blower 
  • Accessible brushes
  • Handle with true grip

Benchtop Skilsaws

Benchtop Skilsaws

  • 3-1/2" depth of cut 
  • 25" rip capacity 
  • Dual-Field™ Motor 
  • Self-aligning rip fence
  • Portable and compact weighing only 49 lbs
  • 10" 30-tooth Diablo® blade included 

Skilsaw 7-1/4” Magnesium Worm Drive Saw

The Magnesium Worm Drive Saw's lightweight construction reduces user fatigue for less down time. This particular Skilsaw weighs in at a mere 12.45 pounds without the blade, cord, and wrench. Who can't handle 12.45 pounds? 


Offering a Dual-Field™ motor that is especially designed for saws increases cooling and extends the life of the tool. Talk about durability! The die-cast magnesium foot has a large, easy-to-read bevel and depth-of-cut scales for reliable cuts every time. 

Skilsaw Worm Drive Saw

With a 53° bevel, the Worm Drive Skilsaw is able to complete a wide variety of cuts, making it the most dependable, lightweight saw available.


Also included with the Skilsaw 7-1/4" Magnesium Worm Drive Saw is a 24-tooth Diablo® carbide blade and a STAY TRUE™ guarantee! The guarantee is a 180-day money-back guarantee, plus a one-year limited warranty.

SKILSAW All Magnesium SIDEWINDER™ Circular Saw

The Skilsaw All Magnesium Sidewinder Circular Saw has a motor housing to stabilize the drive train. The dust blower clears the line of cut, so accuracy is never a problem. The Sidewinder comes with accessible brushes and a true-grip handle for the most comfortable experience yet! 


The Dual-Field™ motor  for increased cooling extends tool life, and a 7-1/4" 24-tooth Diablo carbide blade is included for an optimal out-of-the-box experience that can't be beat!

Offering a best-in-class torque to improve productivity and speed of cut, this Skilsaw Circular Saw just plain cuts out the competition!

SKILSAW Magnesium Circular Saw

SKILSAW 10” Portable Worm Drive Table Saw

The portable and compact Skilsaw Table Saw weighs just 49 lbs. It's the first ever brass-geared Worm Drive Table Saw making it the ultimate ripping machine!

With a 25" rip capacity and a 3-1/2" depth of cut, you're ready for the most demanding jobs. That's big enough to rip plywood sheets in half. Get ready to increase productivity!

Portable Worksite Skilsaw Table Saw

A self-aligning rip fence with on tool storage gives a true cut every time, and a Skilsaw Dual-Field™ Motor means a longer lasting tool that runs cooler. Also included with the table saw is a 10” 30-tooth Diablo® blade for optimal cutting right out of the box.


If you're looking for power and torque that's portable, the Skilsaw Worm Drive Table Saw is the whole package. Don't get bogged down. Turn difficult jobs into a thing of the past!

The Most Rewarding Work is Often the Toughest to Tackle!


No matter the job you have, let Skilsaws help. Three options to conquer every type of job that comes your way: Worm Drive Saws, Sidewinder Circular Saws, and Table Top Saws. 



With Skil, reputation means something. It's the hardest to build, and there's no blueprint. Let Skilsaws help you take your reputation on the job to the next level. The Skil level!

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