Multitool reviews and roundups have a little something for everyone, much like oscillating multitools themselves. These multi-tools are designed to perform a lot of tasks, and no one has a more complete solution of tools and accessories in this category than Bosch.
Great for woodworking, remodeling, floor installation and other tasks (some that can't really be done well with any other tool), oscillating tools are outstanding additions to your toolbox. Recently, several Bosch models made it to the top of the editors' assessments of these woodworking tools. And whether you prefer corded or cordless, there is a Bosch that can help you get more done.
Multitool Testing: Bosch's Cordless Powers to Top
Todd Fratzel of Tool Box Buzz tested cordless oscillating multitools head-to-head, and he found that the Bosch MXH180BL was the leader in such categories as "blade change winner" and "metal cutting (power/speed) winner." The testers were especially impressed with Bosch's power, speed and efficiency.
"Best in class goes to the Bosch MXH180BL. Each of the guys testing the OMT’s had the same impression after cutting through the nails. The Bosch quickly cut through the nails with ease and had a noticeable advantage over all the other models.
"The tool-free blade change system on the Bosch is the simplest and most stream-lined of all the models we tested. It has no need for special blades and has no loose pins/bolts."
Read Tool Box Buzz's entire head-to-head review here.
Multitool Popularity with the Bosch MX25E
Popular Mechanics named the Bosch MX25E Multi-X Oscillating Multi-tool as its best tool in this review that is geared toward professionals. The editors liked the soft start that the corded MX25E provided: