Radial Arm Saw… Dead? Seriously? Every so often I run across a comment on a blog or an article that declares the death of the radial arm saw. “They’re outdated. They’re too dangerous. They take up too much space.”
How can you pronounce the radial arm saw dead when you consider it has been a trusted tool in the shop through history. There are many legends of radial arm saws from the 1950s still being used. Now these aren’t your average, everyday lower price point radial arm saws. The old DeWalt and new Original Saw models are built like tanks. In theory, you can’t kill these saws.