Someone once told me that if you see a finish carpenter with a recip saw in his hands, he's not making any money. This, I know from my own experience, isn't entirely true. My company does finish work, but because we focus primarily on window and door repairs and replacements, we use a recip saw almost every day, for everything from cutting out rotten components to freeing door jambs. While some carpenters favor big 15-amp, 10-pound recip saws for their raw power and aggressiveness, my crew gravitates toward tools with finesse and maneuverability. That's why I was eager to try...

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