Makita 2705 Table Saw Review
After a comprehensive evaluation, we are submitting our Makita 2705 table saw review. This 10 inch, on-site contractor table saw with a modular blade guard system offers a one year warranty, and a powerful 15.0 amp motor, delivering 4800 RPM (arbor speed), to cut a variety of materials on the job site.
During our evaluation for our Makita 2705 table saw review, we assess the unit using the same standards of all of the other tough, accurate on-site units available in the market
The Makita 2705 is a phenomenal tool ideal for the professional carpenter, amateur craftsmen, or any individual needing accurate, precise cuts through a variety of materials including sheet goods, plywood, hardwood, soft wood, treated lumber, and others.
This heavy-duty contractor table saw is sold with a variety of high quality safety features including a riving knife, blade cover, and anti-kickback pawls. In addition, it is equipped with an electric brake that stops movement in just seconds, reducing the potential of any stupid accident or unexpected happenstance. In addition, the powerful motor minimizes the potential of kickbacks, as long as the blade remains sharp and set at the proper height.
The Unit’s Best Features
Out of all of the available table saws we review throughout the year, the Makita 2705 offer significant features not found on many competitive units. Some of these features include:
-Modular Tool-Less Blade Guard System
-Two Independent Anti-Kickback Pawls
-Integrated Adjustable Riving Knife
-T-slot meter gauge for more cutting flexibility
– The capacity to rip high volumes of cutting materials through a single pass
In addition, the tabletop is precision machine, out of aluminum die cast, to remain true and flat for years. It offers an extended capacity to be adjusted up to 25 inches for ripping materials. It is manufactured with an over sized on/off switch along with a scale that is easy to read to make faster adjustments.
The increased storage capacity allows easy access to a variety of accessories including the power supply cord, saw blade, rip fence, meter gauge, wrench, push stick, data blade and safety guard. The saw blade is easily enclosed on the underside of the table as a way to protect it while being transported.
The unit’s heavy-duty wheels provide easy mobility over rough terrain on the job site, and the power coated finish increases the steel’s durability while protecting against corrosion and rust. As a spring-loaded system, the unit easily adjusts for storage in the garage, workshop, or in the back of the pickup during transport.
In addition, the bevel-locking handle and cam-locking rip fence provide easy and quick adjustments. The 3/4 inch and 3/8 inch T-grooved meter gauge slots will accept a variety of commercial accessories to increase cutting versatility.
Finally, as we wrap up our Makita 2705 table saw review, we notice that the company made significant improvements over other models in its table saw line. We recognized that the unit is sold at a very affordable price, while still providing precise and accurate cuts under a variety of conditions. With an easily adjustable riving knife, and a heavy duty blade guard, we highly recommend this unit to the amateur and professional alike. We enjoyed its high-end capacity for accurately cutting through a variety of hard materials while still producing precision results.
As a truly versatile table saw, the 2705 model by Makita is an ideal unit for the home workshop, professional job site, or anywhere you perform your woodworking projects. The unit has all necessary features including an exceptional rip fence, dual slide guides, powerful motor and riving knife. The machine is powerful enough to guarantee maximum productivity in a variety of applications.
Makita 2705 Review Score
4.1 out of 5
Score taken from 51 amazon reviews