More stories about Festool

  • Three-Speed Drywall Rasp

    Shaving the last quarter inch off a cut sheet of drywall can be agony.

  • Dust-Free Drywall Sander

    Festool has applied its expertise in dust collection to the world of drywall sanding.

  • Tool Test: 18-Volt Drill/Drivers

    Today's cordless drills are significantly better than the ones I used four or five years ago — they have more power and greater runtime, and take less time to charge. Many of them are lighter, too. The most obvious change has been the move from nicad to lithium-ion batteries, with lithium-ion...

  • Repurposing a Lock Mortiser

    Last summer I built a set of craftsman style carriage doors for my house and decided to use mortise and tenon joints. I hadn't made this kind of joint before so I asked my friend, Gary Katz, how to go about cutting the deep mortises. He suggested using a lock mortising machine, a tool designed for...

  • New offerings from Festool, Bosch, and a Company You Have Never Heard Of

    A couple of weeks back I was in Providence, RI, for one of my favorite events of the year – the JLC LIVE trade show and conference.

  • Festool T-18+3 Drill

    Festool's new T-18+3 drill combines 18-volt lithium-ion power with a number of innovative features.

  • Electrician's Pliers from Milwaukee

    Milwaukee's new 6-in-1 Linesman Pliers are designed specifically for the electrician.

  • Tough Sledgehammers from Wilton

    Above all, a sledgehammer should be indestructible.

  • Multitasking Drill from Festool

    Festool's new T-18+3 drill combines 18-volt lithium-ion power with a number of innovative features.

  • Tools Up Close: Festool CT 26 Vacuum

    About a year ago my remodeling company had an opportunity to test the new CT 26 Dust Extractor. This product was not entirely unfamiliar to us, because our stable of vacuums already included some older Festools.