DEWALT DCS371B 20V Max Lithium-Ion Band Saw Review

The DEWALT DCS371B is a great portable bandsaw in the bandsaw industry. This Battery Powered band saw has an LED work light, that’s really helpful.

The Dewalt DCS371b Review

The DEWALT 20V MAX lithium-ion band saw has the capability to cut through a range of heavy-duty materials, including threaded rods, pipes, angle iron, and square and rectangular tubing. With a 2 ½ inch cutting capacity, it has the ability to perform cuts up to 2 inches in an SCH 40 pipe.

DEWALT 20V MAX Portable Band Saw

Designed for user comfort, this portable band saw has a myriad of features that allow for ease of use. An LED work light helps to light dim workspaces for a safer and more accurate cut. Its integrated hanging hook means you can rest it anywhere without causing damage to the base or front handle. Most importantly, the positioning of the center handle gives this tool a balance like no other meaning more precision in your work and cuts.

The blade system has been designed to allow an easier blade change with a simple lever to control tension. It has a blade tracking adjustment that will give your blades a longer life thanks to its advanced tracking ability.

The DEWALT DCS371B 20V Max Lithium-Ion Band Saw Kit comes with a 20V max battery, 14/18 TPI blade, and a blade tracking wrench. The battery and charger are not included, but available to be purchased separately.


  • This portable band saw is more lightweight than others on the market, and with its centered handle for balance, it is an absolute breeze to work with;
  • The lithium-ion battery means that you can work for days without recharging and can take it along with you to the site without a power source required;
  • Cuts with ease through a range of materials including rod, strut, conduit, and pipe, so it’s perfect for professional use;


  • At 2 ½ inch cutting capacity it gets most jobs done, but still not as deep as some comparable saws out there;

Final Verdict

The advantages certainly outweigh the disadvantages with this powerful tool, and we were hard-pressed to find too many faults with it. The DEWALT DCS371B 20V Max Lithium-Ion Band Saw Kit is a lightweight machine that delivers on toughness and would make the ideal companion for those who require a reliable tool for their daily work.

This great band saw is extremely handy, with the ability to just hang it up wherever you need until it’s required again, and a center handle that allows for optimum balance and stable cuts. It has no issue in cutting through material like rod, pipe, conduit, and strut with ease.

With the lithium-ion battery installed it can last through days of rigorous work, so it’s the perfect accompaniment to jobs that might be off-site and require a portable yet powerful tool.

Overall, this portable band saw would be up there with the best, and another quality product from the DEWALT brand. It’s user-friendly, powerful, versatile and fantastic value for money, making it the ideal portable band saw choice for any serious metalworking workshop.

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