Black & Decker Jig Saw

Last updated date: April 24, 2019

DWYM Score
8.9

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 173 expert reviews, the Black + Decker Black & Decker Jig Saw placed 5th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.9
3 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.8
218 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The design of this Jig Saw makes the product light in weight with the whole body weighs only 4.5 pounds.
- HQ Text
This jig saw stands out because it is quite light in weight, and this makes it easier to wield and use, especially for DIYers who do not have a lot of experience with these kinds of power tools.
- Tool Box Power
What experts didn't like
Unsuitable for commercial projects and thick wood not possible.
- Tool Box Power

From The Manufacturer

The BDEJS4C 4-amp Jig Saw is compact and lightweight. This electric jigsaw has the power to complete a variety of cuts, with fast and easy blade changes. It features a 4-amp motor and a variable speed dial that allows user to match application need for optimal results. Orbital blade action allows for a more aggressive cutting action, and a tilting base plate allows for bevel cuts of up to 45 degrees. Includes: (1) BDEJS4 Jigsaw, (1) Wood cutting blade, (1) Vacuum adaptor, (1) Hex Key.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Bosch Power Tools Jig Saws
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 31
2. SKIL 6.0 Amp Orbital Action Laser Jigsaw
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 16
3. Porter-Cable Orbital Jigsaw
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 20
4. DEWALT 20-Volt MAX Li-Ion Jig Saw
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 15
5. Black & Decker Jig Saw
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 3
6. WEN Two-Direction Variable Speed Scroll Saw
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 23
7. DEWALT 20V Max Lithium Ion Jigsaw Kit
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 9
8. BLACK+DECKER Smart Select Jig Saw
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 30
9. Makita 3.9 Amp Jig Saw
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 23

An Overview On Jigsaws

DYWM Fun Fact

The jigsaw is super-useful, but if it wasn’t for another gadget, the sewing machine, it might never even exist. Back in 1946, Albert Kauffman worked for Scintilla AG, a Swiss power tool manufacturer. Observing the way his wife’s sewing machine worked inspired him to create the jigsaw. His prototype, the Letso Jigsaw, was both safer and easier to handle than the standard circular saw, and soon came to replace it.

 

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