The blade guides pop open when you remove the blade.
The blade guides pop open when you remove the blade.

When JLC asked me if I wanted to review the Bosch 1590 EVS jigsaw, I thought this would be a great opportunity to upgrade my 20-year-old basic-model jigsaw.

It had been a while since I'd looked at jigsaws, so when I pulled this one out of the case I was surprised by how heavy it felt and by the number of switches, slides, and dials. It seemed like there were far too many bells and whistles. After reading the manual, however, I realized I could have used each of these features at one time or another...

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