1655 Circular Saw Review
This circular saw from Bosch is equipped with an auxiliary lever for retracting the blade guard
This is a sturdy, well-made circular saw that is comfortable to use. The bevel adjustment has a stop at 45 degrees, with a release lever that allows adjustment up to 50 degrees. The baseplate is flat alloy with minimal reinforcing. The height adjustment has calibrations for plywood and lumber thickness, although the numbers are small and have to be viewed through the handle, making them hard to read. This saw is equipped with an auxiliary lever for retracting the blade guard, a nice feature for notching or for cutting steep compound angles.