A few days ago we reported that Porter Cable’s new compact routers were identical to Dewalt’s. After taking a closer look at the product photos and specs, I realized that this was not true, there are a few subtle differences.
Dewalt is releasing a new LED work light (DCL510) as part of their upcoming 12V MAX compact cordless tool product family. Its single LED (I believe it’s a CREE) outputs 130 lumens of light, and the entire head rotates 360° and pivots 180° (give or take). The work light is also magnetic and featutes a kick […]
Porter Cable’s new QUIKJIG TM system (model 560) is designed to make pocket hole joinery quicker and easier than ever. The QUIKJIG is a heavy-duty bench-top tool that includes a slew of revolutionary features, including an auto-adjusting depth and thickness gauge.
The other day we introduced Dewalt’s new compact router kits. This morning I had a good question – what about Porter Cable? Dewalt and Porter Cable are sister companies, with Porter Cable being well known for their dedicated woodworking tools Scouring their recent press release archive, I noticed that Porter Cable was in fact releasing fixed and plunge base compact […]
As a follow-up to their immensely popular Bench Cookie Work Grippers, Rockler introduced a new Plus edition, and a more stylish home edition. If you have signed up for Rockler’s free catalog, you may have already seen these new Bench Cookies on the front page of this month’s catalog.
Dewalt just announced the launch of a new compact router designed to combine power, ease of use and ergonomics to provide high visibility, control, and performance. These new routers are said to merge the ergonomic features and size of trim routers with the power of full-size routers to deliver both performance and jobsite versatility.
Porter Cable just announced a new lineup of compact 12V Max lithium ion cordless power tools. Hot on the heels of Dewalt’s own unveilings, the new line of tools are intended to offer durability and great performance in compact and lightweight packages. The tools are designed for contractors, trade professionals, woodworkers, and hobbyists.
Channellock just came out with a new style of ratcheting wrenches. Each wrench features four ratcheting box end sizes, making the tools great for compact and on-the-go tool kits. There are two sets, SAE and metric, and each set includes two wrenches that cover a 8 wrench sizes.
Rockwell just announced their new JawStand, a handy clamp that serves as a second set of hands. The compact and easy to use JawStand has a capacity of 220 lbs, can clamp workpieces up to 1-3/4″ thick, and has an adjustable height of 25 to 41 inches. Its heavy-duty tripod support can pivot 0 to 90° and swivel 360°. […]
The Triple-Lock Socket is a prototype all-in-one socket that can be used to remove a variety of fastener sizes, as well as those with rusted or damaged heads. There are actually two jaw profiles, one with serrated teeth (as shown) meant for removing damaged fasteners, and one with smooth faces meant to be used in “universal” […]
As we mentioned yesterday, Delta is introducing a brand new drill press designed to offer a complete package of features for woodworkers with ease of use, accuracy, and capacity in mind. It features a patent-pending auto-tensioning belt drive system, full 6-inch quill stroke, and an oversized table. The belt drive system is designed for easy […]
Delta recently introduced several new additions to its woodworking product lineup. New products include an 18-inch drill press (18-900L), 13-inch portable thickness planer (22-590), a low voltage Unisaw table saw (36-L552LVC), a 20-inch variable speed scroll saw (40-690), a 1-1/2 HP dust collector (50-786), and several premium full-kerf melamine woodworking saw blades. There’s a lot to […]
The ZipSnip is a new 3.6V Li-ion cutter designed for making precise and effortless cuts through a variety of materials around the home, workshop, garden, and even in industrial settings. You can use it on cloth, leather, plastic packaging, corrugated board, rubber liner, and the list goes on and on.
Well, it looks like most of our Milwaukee M12 predictions were wrong. We’re not at Milwaukee’s press event, but other channels are, and they’ve provided early details about some of Milwaukee’s hot new releases. Milwaukee is expanding their already huge selection of M12 12-volt lithium ion compact cordless tools with a palm nailer, hammer drill, […]
Bosch just announced that they will be releasing two new laser range finders to complement their short and medium-range platforms. The two new laser distance measuring tools, GLR500 and GLR825, are capable of quickly and accurately measuring in 11 different modes of distances of 500 and 825 feet, respectively.
We recently discussed the new 12V Max cordless screwdriver that Dewalt is introducing as part of their upcoming line of compact cordless tools. We’re now going to talk about the 3/8″ drill driver (DCD710S2) that Dewalt will be releasing at the same time.
Of the seven tools Dewalt will introduce as part of their new 12V MAX lithium ion cordless line this fall, the most demanded tool will probably be the cordless screwdriver (DCF610S2) due to its small size and user-friendly features. Dewalt designed the screwdriver to be compact yet powerful enough to handle the intense fastening demands of professionals. […]
In case you missed our teaser post yesterday, Dewalt is launching a new line of compact 12V MAX lithium ion cordless power tools! Designed from the ground up with end users in mind, these tools really do exemplify Dewalt’s attention to detail and insistence on perfection. Although my hands-on time with the new tools was very […]
Over the course of the last few weeks, I’ve been seeing more and more new Bostitch hand tools popping up at my local Lowes. Included in the wave of new tools are hammers, pry bars, shears, cold chisels, punches, nail pullers, masonry chisels, and a few other tools I have yet to see in person. […]
Tomorrow, Dewalt will formally announced the launch of their brand new line of 12V Max compact cordless power tools! Although Dewalt is late to the cordless Li-ion 12V power tool party, they’re arriving at full speed with tools that are sure to turn many heads!