On this page we are going to have a look at the famous power tool manufacturer Makita. The Japanese brand have built up a large range of power tools aimed at the professional market and at the DIY market. The company has a hundred years depth of experience in electrical manufacturing and came into the power tool markets with a bang in the 1960’s. Now a brand that we associate with high quality robust power tools in the UK that are associated with professional construction.
Below we are going to have a look at their UK mitre saw range with a brief overview on the model. If you think the model is for you then click down into the detailed review and have a look at the specific features and if they match up to the demands of the job you have in hand. Below the reviews there is plenty more information on the brand.
Here we start with the LS1040 mitre saw which is the updated model from the Makita LS1030 (one of the best mitre saws of the past). This is a great value for money saw that comes in at the low end of the mid price range and offers well built basic features for most needs. This compound 10 inch mitre saw has a large cutting capacity and is powered by a powerful motor to ensure that it runs smoothly every day of the week. With effective dust removal for busy areas and a nice compact design this is a saw that could be right for the DIY enthusiast or the tradesmen.
If you think this could be the one for you then click here to read the in depth Makita LS1040 10 inch compound mitre saw review.
Many of these tools have been designed to cross over the two markets to offer a power tool that will appeal to many potential customers. Some tradespeople will only use tools occasionally so a good quality consumer model will do the trick nicely and on the flip side many DIY enthusiasts are seasoned wood workers that want mitre saws that offer them a professional finish. Crossing this boundary really gives Makita an edge over any companies with a reputation for construction site quality tools with plenty of models at consumer prices.
For many of us buying a mitre saw for the first time there will be a lot of reliance on other peoples points of views and opinions. This is great but everyone has there own needs from tools. Buying from a recognised brand like Makita means you are buying all of these years of experience gathered from tens of thousands of customers over the years. The chances are they have come across the sort of job that you are intending to do and will have thought about the universal use of the saw.
Brands like Makita, Bosch and Dewalt really stand as being the go to brands and command significant loyalty in the power tool market, many of there tools can be seen in the backs of builders vans and on sites giving buyers confidence that they are their to with stand some pretty tough tests.
Over the last 50 years Japan has become renowned as a brilliant manufacturer of electronic goods. They have produced many household names like Hitachi, Makita and Samsung. These companies have built a reputation for Japanese electrical products as a whole and the power tool market is no exception. Makita mitres saw excel in the market and have all of the manufacturing quality that you would expect from a company with this sort of heritage. This brand sits up there with a brilliant reputation along side the likes of Dewalt and Bosch and has many customers that will only buy the Makita brand. This is something only a handful of power tool brands can boast.