Where have you been circular saw? I used a circular saw (DeWalt DW369CSK) for the first time recently and it’s amazing how smoothly they operate. I’m quite familiar with scroll saws and while they clearly are better for twists and turns while cutting, circular saws move like a hot blade through butter.
One of the reasons I want a single family home is so I can have a workbench that my neighboring buddies would drool over. I love going to home improvment stores and comparing brands after watching too much “This Old House”, forever fantaszing about my enviable collection of tools and toys