Makita SH02 12V Handheld Circular Saw

Makita SH02 12V Cordless Circular Saw Review

The Makita SH02 12V Cordless Circular Saw is a corded circular saw with a built-in cordless power adapter. It features an adjustable grip handle, which allows you to hold it comfortably while cutting.

The blade is made from high carbon steel, and comes in two sizes: 1/2″ or 3/4″. The blade is held securely in place by a pair of thumbscrews on both sides of the blade. You can use either size of blade, but not both at once. The blades are easy to change out; just unscrew the old one and screw in the new one. There’s no need to remove any screws or take off any pieces of plastic.

The blade is equipped with a metal guard that protects your hands when using the saw. The blade has a smooth finish, making it easy to cut through wood and other materials.

The blade itself measures 4 1/2 inches long overall, 2 3/4 inches wide, and 1 inch thick. It weighs about 5 ounces.

Features Of Makita SH02 Cordless Circular Saw

It features an adjustable grip handle that makes it comfortable to hold while cutting.

It comes with a metal blade guard that protects your hands from the blade while cutting.

The blade can be changed quickly and easily with the help of the thumbscrews on both sides of the blade.

It has a high carbon steel blade measuring 4-1/2 inches, 2 3/4 inches wide and 1 inch thick which is 1/8 inch thick.

It has a weight of 5.1 ounces.

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Specifications Of Makita SH02Z Cordless Circular Saw

Manufacturer Makita Blade Length 4-1/2 inches Blade Width 2 3/4 inches No-Load Speed 5000 rpm Voltage 12V Battery 1 Lithium ion battery Battery Included No Item Weight 5.1 ounces Product Dimensions 8.1 x 5.5 x 2.4 inches

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question: Does this come with a battery and charger?

Answer: yes it comes with a battery and the charger. you just plug it into the wall.

Question: is this a corded or cordless saw?

Answer: It’s cordless.

Customer Reviews

This cordless circular saw from Makita has been rated 4.5 stars out of 5 on Amazon, based on 26 reviews.

Most customers who bought this saw were satisfied with their purchase, saying that it’s a nice little saw that works very well for the price.

One customer said that he uses this for cutting plywood and lauan, and it has worked well for him. He also mentioned that this saw has plenty of power and is lighter than a corded saw, so it’s easier to handle.

It is also very easy to maintain and change the blade on.

Another customer said that this is a great little saw and cuts through wood like butter. He uses it mostly for cutting plywood and hasn’t had any problems with it.

He also likes that it uses the same batteries as his other tools, so he can use the same one for his drill and not have to keep up with multiple batteries.One customer was disappointed that this cordless saw didn’t come with a battery, but still gave it 5 stars anyway and said it’s the best little tool they’ve purchased in a long time. They said it has plenty of power to get the job done and is much lighter than a corded saw. They also like the ability to use the same battery as their drill.


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Thumb screws for blade changes

Metal blade guard

Blade tensioner for easy adjustments

High carbon steel blade

Clear plastic case for storage

Lightweight and easy to use


You must buy the battery and charger separately

The cordless feature adds to the price

For anyone looking for a cordless circular saw, this one from Makita is a good option.

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