If you’re looking for a top-notch jigsaw for serious professional as well as home DIY projects, then the Festool Carvex PS 420 corded jigsaw will not disappoint. With this model, you get outstanding performance along with a sense of craftsmanship. The saw has an option to attach 4 special bases that allow efficiently handle different cutting projects. The base provided is excellent for most of the cutting tasks, but you can buy 4 more bases if you need to expand this model’s functionality.
The phenolic resin base is low friction and slippery, best when working with plastic and wood. The dimpled base is a great choice when working with rough lumber, but if you’re working with metal, you might want to consider the still base. Lastly, there is the Velcro base which features felt-pad covers and allows you to work with pre-finished surfaces without scratching them.
The saw also comes with a triple blade carbide guidance which offers both accuracy and safety. The Variable speed blade delivers up to an impressive maximum speed of 3800 SPM. This allows you to match the speed of the blade with the kind of material you’re working with for optimum results at all times. In addition to that, it has a neat splinter guard that ensures your material comes out tear-free even when working at full speed.