Rockwell RK5142K Sonicrafter F50 Oscillating Multi Tool

Rockwell RK5142K Sonicrafter F50 Oscillating Multi Tool Review

In construction or around housework oscillating tool is a common word. The first oscillating tool was developed in 1960. For effortless slicing through casts without harming a patient. But over the year this handy medical tool evolved into the multi-purpose DIY tool.Rockwell Sonicrafter F50 Oscillating Multi Tool ​is one of the tools available in the market.

Rockwell comes through with a tool that is far superior to other brands. The locking mechanism for the blades is awesome. It accepts all types of blades and goes on so easily.

Technical Information

  • Model number - RK5142K
  • Product dimension - 11.3*2.3*4 inches
  • Number of accessories - 33 pieces
  • Weight - 3.3 pounds
  • Material - multi
  • Power type - corded
  • Cord length - 10 feet
  • Warranty - 3 years
  • Customer review - 4.2 out of 5

The F50 feels like a very mature tool with all the power. It is convenience necessary to completely perform all the jobs . It is quick, precise and easy to handle. Which makes it a real pleasure to use.

This is one of the most useful, smaller power tool to have in the toolbox. Rockwell sonic rafter f50 review, help you to have the outlook for the products. And the working process of the tool.

Rockwell Sonicrafter F50 Oscillating
Multi Tool Accessories

The kit comes with most everything you need for home use. The including accessories name of Rockwell RK5142K 4.0 Amp are -

  • RK5141K oscillating tool
  • 1-3/8 inch end cut blades - 4 (2 precision)
  • Bi-metal blade - 1
  • Standard blade - 1
  • 3-1/8 inch HSS Semicircle saw Blade - 1
  • Rigid Scraper blade - 1
  • Sanding pad - 1
  • Sanding sheets - 26
  • Hard case - 1

Features of Rockwell Oscillating Tool

Today oscillating tool is a competitive tool. As the users, demand is increasing day by day. So each brand tool features so many options. The Rockwell F50 lives up to my expectations.

Basic features of the tool is -

Hyper lock tool-free blade change system:

Rockwell SoniCrafter f50 blade change is hyper lock tool-free. This system prevents blade slippage.

Which can hinder your work progress? So Rockwell f50 blades are easy to attach and remove. It ensures you go from one task to another in no time. Hyper lock system provides 1 ton of clamping to prevent blade slippage.

Oscillation angle:

It is one of the most important features of any oscillating tool. Rockwell F50 has 5-degree oscillation angle. So it has the ability to cut from a different angle. It makes your cutting versatile and fast.

Universal fit system:

Rockwell has a universal fit system. It ensures seamless accessory changes between Rockwell and other brand accessories.

You do not have to worry that you are throwing money away. As you need not buy a certain type of blade only made by Rockwell.

Great for sanding:

The sander works great. It can sand down unpainted wood. Without any pad slipping off issues. The sander is Velcro adhesion. You have to place it on the sanding pad, light press, and sand.

It smoothest out the general unfinished surface of rough saw cut wood. It will impress this small triangular sanding head can really get a lot done.

Good for cutting:

Rockwell is a great cutting tool. You can perform a different type of cutting on different metal or wood. The F50 has a max cutting load of 35 lbs. Which means you can more force than any other tool.

Without bogging down the tool. So cutting is easier.

Variable speed dial:

This is one of the necessary features. Rockwell sonic rafter f50 has 11,000 - 20,000 oscillations per minute. It allows for optimal precision control.

So you can work with more confidence.

Light in weight:

It is a major feature of any oscillating tool. A user gives prefer on light weight of a tool. As weight is a concern while you are working.

The lightweight tool makes your work easy and comfortable. This Rockwell tool weights 3.3 pounds. It is much lighter than any other tool.

LED light:

Rockwell 4.0 amp sonic rafter f50 comes with a LED light option. The unit does much for illuminating a mark guideline.

It works in a dark corner or recessed area. It makes your work easy to light up the blade cutting area.

Extra-long cord:

Extra-long cord ensures you hassle free work. The extra-long cord minimizes the need for extension cords. This Rockwell tool comes with 10 feet long cord.

You can run your project without wasting any time.

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Although Rockwell oscillating multi-tool reviews appreciate it. But few of the voice claim some complain. I try to find out them. Then make a summarize. Here the pros and cons are as follows -


  • Easy to use with precision
  • Good quality and durable
  • Great oscillating angle
  • Extra-long cord.
  • Great in price.
  • Hyper lock blade change
  • Come with a suitable hard case


  • You need ear protection while working. As it is a quite noisy tool.
  • This unit warms up after using longer than a few minutes.
  • The price of the blade is expensive.
  • A little bit noisy tool.
  • Quite an expensive tool

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Can this cut through a lock?
Yes, With the metal cutting bit.

Q. Is the case hard or soft?
The case is soft.

Q. Does it include an attachment that can be used to remove tile?
Yes, to remove tile Rockwell sonic f50 include the attachment.

Q. Does star lock blades fit in this machine?
Sometimes they do. Be careful in using them. As they have a tendency to come loose. 

Q. Does this come with a depth gauge?
Thank you for your question. Sorry, the tool doesn’t come with a depth gauge.

Final Verdict

I use this Rockwell Sonicrafter F50 Oscillating Multi Tool many times for all kinds of job. It makes a big difference to me. It saves me a lot of time and money. I’m blown away by the capability of this tool. It also appears design to fit pretty much any extra blades.

So you need not buy a certain type of blade only made by Rockwell. This product is good for the occasional and commercial user. It is well built.

It is also powerful and strong. I would like to recommend it to a contractor to any individual to buy this tool. And use it for their home projects.

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This is Harvey Johnson. Having more than 8-years of experience as a woodworker & expert in uses of different power tools. But I love to share and advise people about home & woodworking tools. So I decide to work with the Expert Home Tools Team to share and review of Power & Home tools.

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