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.
New Channellock 4-in-1 Ratcheting Wrenches
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 JawStand – a Second Set of Hands
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°. […]
Triple-Lock Socket, an Interesting All-in-One Socket Preview
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” […]
Delta’s Newest Woodworking Drill Press
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 Launches New Line of Woodworking Tools
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 […]
New ZipSnip Cordless Lithium Ion Cutter
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.
Milwaukee’s New M12 Palm Nailer, Universal Multi-Tool & More!
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’s New Long Distance Measuring Laser Range Finders
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.
Dewalt 12V Max Cordless 3/8″ Drill Driver
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.
Dewalt 12V MAX Cordless 1/4″ Hex Chuck Screwdriver
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. […]
Dewalt 12V MAX Lithium Ion Cordless System Preview
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 […]
Bostitch Rolls Out Many New Hand Tools
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. […]
Dewalt Launches New 12V MAX Cordless Tools!
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!
First Bosch L-Boxx Tool Case Combos Announced
Over at Coptool, Jay spills the beans about which Bosch tools will be the first to be bundled with the new Bosch-Sortimo L-Boxx tool cases. It looks like the first 3 kits will be Bosch’s new 12V PS31 drill-driver (PS31-AL $159), their cordless 12V Multi-X oscillating tool (PS50-2BL $199), and Bosch’s new jig saw (details TBD). […]
New Higher Powered Joby Gorillatorch Flare
Joby’s flex-leg Gorillatorch flashlight was introduced months ago, and it appears to have become quite popular. We certainly love it! Since then Joby has released new colored versions of the Gorillatorch, in yellow, orange, and blue. Joby is now launching the Gorillatorch Flare, a new higher-powered and more feature-rich version.
Bosch PS41-2A Lithium-Ion Impact Driver Now Available
Bosch’s PS41-2A 12V pocket impact driver has just started popping up at online retailers. This update to Bosch’s PS40 impact driver is not as huge of a step forward compared to PS21 Pocket Driver and PS31 Compact Corded Drill, but it’s still quite an improvement. As we mentioned in our sneak peak a few months […]
Nearly Here – Bosch Sortimo L-Boxx Tool Storage
HomeFixated has confirmed what we had been hoping for – after a long wait, Bosch and Sortimo’s joint tool storage products will finally be making their way to the USA! Sortimo’s L-Boxx tool storage system looks like it could rival Festool’s Systainer line in terms of jobsite versatility and flexibility, and it will be interesting to see […]
Bosch’s New Plunge & Fixed Base Routers
Coptool (of Ohio Power Tool) just broke the news that Bosch will soon be releasing a new woodworking router spindle (MRC23EVSK), complete with redesigned plunge and fixed bases. Bosch has earned themselves a solid reputation amongst woodworkers with their current 1617 series routers. From the looks of it, Bosch outdid themselves and their new feature-rich routers […]
New Milwaukee Screwdriver Set
Remember when we told you that Milwaukee was introducing new hand tools and promised that more were on the way? Well, they’ve now added an 8-piece screwdriver set (48-22-2008) to the new product lineup. This set will include 2 ECX bits (#1 ), 2 Phillips bits (#1 & #2), 2 slotted drivers (1/4″ & 5/16″), […]