The Makita 4329K jig saw combines a 3.9 amp motor with a variable-speed dial control (500-3,100 SPM) to help optimize cutting. The saw provides a 11/16-inch stroke and three orbital cut settings as well as standard straight cutting. It has a compact design measuring 8 7/8 inches long and weighs 4.2 pounds. The limit of cutting wood is 2 9/16-inches deep. The die-cast aluminum base adjusts up to 45 degrees right or left and positive stop at 90 degrees, the die-cast aluminum base dampens sound and helps in reduce vibration. An ergonomically designed rubberized grip offers a larger trigger with a lock-on button.
The lock can be set with the thumb while holding the saw with your right hand. The counterweight balancing system is designed for reduced vibration and causes less fatigue. Very little vibration gets transmitted through to your hands or the piece you are cutting. The saw operates much more quietly than other jig saws, ensuing more precise cuts.
|Length of Stroke||11/16″|
|Max Cutting Capacity||Wood at 90°||2-9/16″|
|Steel at 90°||1/4″|
|Strokes per Minute||500 – 3,100 SPM|
|Net Weight (lbs.)||4.2|
|Shipping Weight (lbs.)||7.6|
The Makita 4239K jig saw is a light and low vibration tool with adjustable speed and that makes it perfect for beginners. It is a very stable power tool and works without flaws. The accuracy is amazing since it has very low vibrations and the motor is powerful with a feature to control the way it operates. This allows for smooth and intricate cuts that you will need most of the time. The saw requires a hex wrench to change the saw’s cutting angle and blade, this is on-tool storage space for the hex wrench. This allows adjusting the bevel or change the blade efficiently. The blade locking system is easy to use, locks tight and square. The jig saw uses type B-23 Tang-shank blades only.The Makita 4329K 3.9 Jig Saw has a dust port that allows you to attach your vacuum to the unit, whenever the saw is in non-beveled operation. The dust cover is transparent and can slid up and down for shielding. It’s sometimes tricky to move it in and out of position, but with its through-the-body dust port system it provides exceptional dust management. Even if you are in the finishing and furniture making business, this is the saw for you since it has all the functionalities that you will need when you are in your work. It is cheap enough to buy and if you want a sturdy and reliable tool then the Makita 4329K 3.9 Jig Saw is the tool for you!