Designed for easy use, the PC14CTSD chop saw is capable of handling metal-cutting applications on professional jobsites but is priced for value. The unit has a 15-amp motor that delivers 3,800 revolutions per minute and will cut through tough materials such as cast iron pipe. It weighs 35.2 pounds and has a 45-degree miter adjustment. Cost: $149.97.Porter-Cable.866-375-6287. www.portercable.com.