Product Briefs

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    Guhdo GMaxx Router Bits

    Precision router bits with thicker-than-average carbide that can be sharpened multiple times.

     
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    Arbortech TurboPlane

    A grinder attachment that uses carbide teeth to remove wood.

     
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    Bosch ROS65VC random-orbit sander

    Bosch's ROS65VC random-orbit sander is designed for rough or finish sanding of wood, paint, and just about anything else that can be sanded with hook-and-loop paper.

     
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    Makita Lithium-Ion Planer

    Makita's new lithium-ion powered planer, the first of its kind, can do everything its corded brother can do.

     
  • Launch Time 2011: Metabo Angle Grinder

     
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    Product Watch: 3-in-1 Sander

    The Festool RO 90 DX Sander has switchable modes that allow it to function as a grinder, orbital sander, and detail sander. In grinding mode, the motor gears down to produce more torque.

     
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    Hot Finds: Fein Power Tools T-Series Angle Grinders

    Fein Power Tools has introduced a new line of low-vibration compact angle grinders (model WS-14) that lock out accidental start-ups.

     
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    Launch Time 2010: Makita Angle Grinder

    A new Paddle Switch 4-1/2-inch Angle Grinder (GA4534) features a small-diameter (2-3/16-inch) barrel grip and light weight (4.2 pounds) for reduced operator fatigue and greater control.

     
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    Festool Compact Hand Planer

    Full-size 3 1/4-inch hand planers are meant to be guided with both hands for maximum control, but Festool has a compact model designed to be held in one hand, so the other hand can steady the work.

     
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    Porter-Cable 390K 5-Inch Random Orbit Sander

    Porter-Cable's 390K 5-inch random orbit sander has a powerful variable-speed brushless motor and delivers consistently fine sanding results.

     
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    Diamond Wall Football Pole Sander

    The new Football Pole Sander is a simple tool with some significant advantages.

     
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    Hot Finds: Ridgid R1005 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.

     
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    Stanley Hand Planes

    Stanley has redesigned some of its most popular hand planes.

     
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    Lee Valley Tools Veritas DX60 Low-Angle Block Plane

    Lee Valley's Veritas DX60 Low-Angle Block Plane has innovative features like a sliding mouth-adjustment plate fully enclosed within the tool's sole and tiny set screws to lock in the mouth adjustment and cutter alignment.

     
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    Porter-Cable 371 Compact Belt Sander

    There are few things more satisfying than scribing a piece of trim and having it fit perfectly on the first try. Porter-Cable's 371 belt sander should make such precision scribing a lot easier.

     
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    Milwaukee V28 Cordless Grinder

    New to Milwaukee's V28 line of lithium-ion cordless tools, the 0725-20 4-1/2-inch grinder features a 3.0-amp-hour, 28-volt lithium-ion battery and outputs 8,000 rpm for cutting bolt, pipe, and angle iron and grinding weld beam.

     
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    Launch Time: Metabo Quick Angle Grinder

    Refinement makes a good tool even better.

     
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    Product Watch: Steel City Portable Planer

    Steel City's 40200H 13-inch portable planer features a patent-pending spiral insert cutterhead, a series of stacked sections that make up the longer cylindrical head..

     
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    Product Watch: Trend Portable Plunge Router

    The Trend T4EK 1/4-inch shank, portable plunge router has a 1.1 hp variable speed motor (11,500 to 32,000 rpm) and weighs 7.7 pounds.

     
 
 
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