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Makita has designed the XRJ08 to be a compact one-handed reciprocating saw weighing in at only 5.5 lbs. with battery (sold separately ) and only 14-3/8” long. Equipped with a powerful brushless motor delivering 0 - 3,100 strokes per minute combined with a 7/8” stoke length for up to 55% faster cutting. On a single charge of a 5.0Ah battery this saw can cut up to 90 cut in 2x10 lumber, and 50 cuts in 1” schedule 80 steel pipe. 


  • Makita-built brushless motor delivers 0 - 3,100 strokes per minute combined with a 7/8” stroke length for faster and more efficient cutting
  • Up to 55% faster cutting*
  • Low vibration design; up to 40% less vibration**
  • One-handed grip is positioned to firmly transmit force to the workpiece while using tool with one hand
  • Loop-shaped handle guard provides tool rigidity for improved cutting efficiency
  • Equipped with counterweight mechanism to achieve low vibration when cutting
  • Ideal for working in tight spaces and overhead applications
  • Spring assisted keyless blade ejection allows for one-handed blade removal eliminating the need to touch hot blades
  • Compact and ergonomic design at 14-3/8” long
  • Weighs only 5.5 lbs. with battery for reduced operator fatigue (battery not included)
  • Constant speed control minimizes reduction in cutting speed under load
  • Up to 90 cuts in 2x10 lumber with 5.0Ah battery (battery not included)
  • Up to 50 cuts in 1" schedule 80 steel pipe with 5.0Ah battery (battery not included)
  • Variable speed trigger for a variety of cutting applications
  • "Tool-less" blade change system allows for faster blade installation
  • Built-in L.E.D. light illuminates the work area
  • Rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort on the job
  • Pivoting shoe plate provides consistent contact with material allowing for a smoother cut
  • Lock-off switch helps prevent accidental starts
  • Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) is engineered for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh conditions
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • Compatible with Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with a Star symbol
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers
  • *Compared to competitive models
  • **Compared to XRJ07ZB

XRJ08Z 18V Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Compact One-Handed Recipro Saw

  • XRJ08Z - Tool only (battery and charger not included)

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