In this guide we’ll look at the best budget circular saws.
We’ve compared motor, cutting depth, blade quality, and cost
to give you our top recommendations.
What Is The Best Budget Circular Saw for the UK Market?
More Detailed Budget Circular Saw Reviews
Meterk MKSC02 500 W Circular Saw with 185 mm Blade Review
We consider the Meterk MKSC02 Circular Saw one of the best budget circular saws on the market.
Despite its low price this multi function circular saw offers a very respectable amount of power thanks to its 1,500-Watt pure copper motor that delivers 4,700 rpm. This makes it one of the best circular saw under £50.
The saw features a built-in laser guide and depth gauge that ensures a high degree of accuracy with every cut you make. Despite this being a budget circular saw it can rotate 45 or 90 degrees allowing you to cut bevels and angled mitre cuts, and the angled guide attachment makes cutting bevels easy. The saw offers a maximum cutting depth of 65 mm at 90 degrees and 45 mm at 45 degrees.
This cheap electric saw comes with two 180 mm blades – the 24-tooth blade for longer time wood cutting, and the 40-tooth blade for cutting tile, plywood and soft metal. There is also a double safety switch, dust port and a hex wrench for blade changing.
With all these features and competitive price tag we consider this multi function circular saw to be one of the best budget circular saws on the UK market.
Teccpo TACS01P 1500 W Electric Circular Saw, 185 mm Blade Review
The Teccpo TACS01P Circular Saw is another good choice for best cheap circular saw that provides plenty of bang for your buck.
It too has a powerful 1,500-Watt copper motor and at 5,800 rpm this model produces a higher rev count than our other circular saw selections. The laser guide and depth gauge make it easy to create accurate and precise cuts every time. The 185 mm blade can be easily adjusted for bevel and angled cuts. This cheap electric saw is capable of cutting depths of 63 mm at 90 degrees and 45 mm at 45 degrees. The cutting angle of the product can also be adjusted to a maximum angle of 45°, which should cater for all your bevelling needs.
The multi function circular saw comes with two blades of 24 and 40 teeth for rougher cuts into wood and finer cut finishes into harder or more delicate materials such as aluminium or ceramics respectively. There is also a safety switch and dust port.
VonHaus Multi-Purpose Circular Saw 1200W 185mm Blade Review
Another good but cheap circular saw is the VonHaus Multi-Purpose Circular Saw.
This saw comes with a 1,200-Watt motor that provides a no-load speed of 5,000 rpm.
The 36 tooth blade can slice through a wide array of materials, such as soft and hardwood, MDF and Perspex.
There is a maximum cutting depth of 65 mm at 90 degrees and 45 mm at 45 degrees. The saw blade can be tilted to 45 degrees and has multiple bevel and mitre angles. The depth gauge and guide ruler make this saw very easy to use, and the ergonomic soft grip handle ensures support and ease of control. This VonHaus circular saw also features a dust extraction outlet and a built-in safety lock.
Einhell TH-CS 1200/1 1200W Hand Held Circular Saw with 160mm Blade Review
The Einhell TC-CS Handheld Circular Saw is another budget circular saw that can compete with more expensive models. This circular saw has a lightweight frame, weighing just 3.85 kg. Yet despite its lightweight construction, this circular saw still comes with a respectable 1,200-Watt motor that can generate 5,000 rpm. The saw also features a depth gauge, parallel stop and dust extraction port.
This Einhell circular saw is fitted with a 160 mm 24 tooth carbide blade that allows you to can make cuts into wood, both with and across the grain.
The sawing depth of up to 55 mm at 90 degrees and 37 mm at 45 degrees, and tilt angle of the saw can all be adjusted without tools. The large, ergonomic handle also makes this comfortable to hold and positive to guide.
The saw also comes with a two year warranty, making this a very attractive option for a budget circular saw.
Hychika 1500W Circular Saw Review
The Hychika 1500W Circular Saw boasts a powerful copper motor and 2 saw blades. It has ample power for cutting wood, plastic, PVC and soft metal, running at 4700RPM.
This saw has an adjustable cutting depth and angle, as well as a laser guide and scale ruler for a perfect cut every time. It’s built with safety in mind, complete with a safety switch and aluminium guard. The dust blower helps you create the perfect working environment.
If you’re looking for the best 1500W circular saw, the Hychika Circular Saw is our top recommendation!