DeWalt introduces two portable, European-style circ saws designed with integral straight-edge bases in 59- and 102-inch lengths for cross-cutting and ripping sheet materials. The corded (DWS520, shown) and cordless (DC351) TrackSaws let users make splinter-free precision cuts with table-saw quality and panel-saw convenience, according to the company. The tools travel along a zero-clearance aluminum track and feature plunge bases and anti-kickback mechanisms.
¦ Price: $499 to $999. 800-433-9258. www.dewalt.com.
Welding equipment maker Strong Hand Tools introduces an economically priced, modular welding table under the BuildPro brand. The table surface is a series of removable, reconfigurable, hardened steel plates spaced 1-3/4 inches apart and punched with 5/8-inch holes in a 2-inch grid pattern, which allows work pieces to be clamped at any point. A heavy-duty support base provides a 2-ton load capacity.
¦ Price: $2,200. 800-989-5244. www.stronghandtools.com.