More stories about Multi-Tools

  • Hacking a Festool MFT

    The multi-function table (MFT) is made by Festool; the multi-function tool cart (MFTC) is made by you.

  • 18-Volt OMT with Something Extra

    Late this summer Bosch will release the MXH180, a cordless version of their MX series oscillating multi-tool (OMT).

  • Dremel Drywall Jab Saw for OMTs

    A jab-saw attachment for oscillating multi-tools.

  • I Have a Terrible Secret and Must Confess

    I recently bought my first multi-tool — a Leatherman. I didn't intend to wait this long; it's just that there were so darn many to choose from. And I was afraid of ending up like the fellow in this video, who started...

  • Makita OMT Teardown

    I was working on a story about oscillating multi-tools (OMTs) when it occurred to me I had no idea how a spinning motor could make a spindle go from side-to-side. So I did what I always do when a tool confuses me – I tore it apart.

  • Full-Size Oscillating Multi-Tools

    Look for a powerful model that offers quick blade changes and is easy to grip in any position

  • An Extremely Impractical Tool

    The maker of this knife admits that it is enormous and impractical – but will sell it to you anyway.

  • Porter-Cable Quick-Change Oscillating Tool

    Porter-Cable's new oscillating tool is notable for its unique quick-change feature. By squeezing a spring-loaded lever near the front of the tool, you can open the chuck and swap out accessories.

  • Scandinavia's Answer to the Utility Knife

    European tradespeople are not into the kind of generic utility knives used in this country; they prefer sheathed knives because they are better for heavy-duty work and can be designed for specific trades such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and painting.

  • Launch Time 2011: Stanley Carbide Utility Blades