Featuring two counter-rotating blades, the TwinBlade will cut almost anything you can throw at it, including brass, galvanized iron, wood, and PVC. It will cut forward and backward and make plunge cuts with reduced kickback. It comes with a 10-amp motor, a die-cast upper and lower guard, and a dial that feeds wax to blades when cutting certain materials. Cost: $149. Ridgid. 800-474-3443. www.ridgid.com.