ERGONOMIC ANGLE GRINDER
The R1005 4-1/2-inch Angle Grinder from Ridgid combines a unique ergonomic grip, light weight, and a compact design to improve user control while reducing fatigue. Tool-free guard positioning plus a built-in spindle lock, a powerful 8-amp motor, and a three-position side handle add versatility. A plug light that indicates power use helps to improve safety. Price: $89. 888-743-4333. www.ridgid.com.
LIGHTWEIGHT CORDED CIRC SAW
For 2010, Porter-Cable will introduce an all-new Heavy Duty 7-1/4-inch Circular Saw that offers improved balance, 55-degree bevel capacity with stops at 22.5 and 45 degrees, and a lightweight cast-magnesium shoe. At just 9.5 pounds, this saw has a powerful 15-amp motor that produces 5,600 rpm. Cut capacity is 238 inches at 90 degrees and 1-13/16 inches at 45 degrees. Price: $99.99. 888-848-5175. www.deltaportercable.com.