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″), […]
Judging by the attention it’s been receiving lately, Bosch’s new GCM12SD Axial-Glide sliding dual-bevel miter saw must have been the crown jewel of their media event. Bosch’s engineers managed to increase the work capacity of this miter saw while shrinking its footprint, making it a compact high-performance monster of a saw.
Need to drill rows of shelf pins but cannot justify spending $130 for Woodpeckers’ new Shelf Pin Drilling Jig? Well, you’re in luck – Woodpeckers has just announced a new combo shelf pin template. This 3/8″ phenolic template has both inch (1/4″) and metric (5mm) spaced holes. Template holes are 3/8″ diameter and accept Snappy […]
A few weeks ago, we talked about Bosch’s new Power Box 360 music/power center, and how it claims to “re-define” jobsite sound. The new Power Box 360 features four speakers and a subwoofer, modern media connectivity options, and quite a few snazzy features. While that sounds great on paper, how does the Power Box 360 […]
In addition to the upcoming Dremel Trio, Dremel will soon be releasing a cordless version of their Multi-Max oscillating multi-tool. This will be the very first cordless tool under the Dremel brand that is not a rotary tool. Dremel highlights that with the new 12V Max Lithium Ion batteries first introduced with their 8200 cordless rotary tool, the cordless Multi-Max […]
Craftsman recently released two new universal ratcheting wrench sets in SAE and metric sizes. Each $50 set includes 7 combination wrenches with ordinary open ends and ratcheting universal box ends. For those that don’t want to poney up the extra cash for the ratcheting box end, Craftsman’s non-ratcheting universal wrenches are half price at $ 25 ($20 […]
Gearwrench is rolling out a wave of new tool storage products, including an XL pro series, and a more value-oriented ball bearing series.
In its quest to provide just about any bit and burr hobbyists, crafters, and pros may ever need, Dremel introduced new glass cutting drill bits. These bits are available in 1/8″ and 1/4″ sizes and can be used to cut flat or contoured glass, and ceramic wall tile.
Additional details and specifications about the Dremel Tri 6800 multi-purpose spiral saw we first mentioned last month have started to surface. If our own feelings are any indication, the Trio’s September 2010 release will be highly anticipated.
Porter Cable has recently announced a new heavy-duty circular saw (PC15TCSMK). The new saw has been developed with an improved weight distribution and balance for greater comfort and better handling. There are a few other enhancements that make this a pro-level tool, including a lighter cast magnesium shoe, 10-foot high-grade cord, 15-amp 5600RPM motor, integrated dust […]
Senco’s new line of cordless Fusion nailers are scheduled to begin shipping to retailers very, very soon. These nailers represent a revolutionary step forward in power fastening technology by combining the power and performance of a pneumatic nailer with the convenience and portability of cordless electric and fuel cell models, without any of the drawbacks.
Update: We have written a new post about the Dremel Trio featuring additional product details and a 9-photo gallery. The Trio is also now available for preorder on Amazon! The new Dremel Trio 6800 features a 90° pivoting handle and multiple grip zones, turning the Trio into a very capable multi-function tool. Not only that, […]
Over in our $50 Woodpeckers Gift Card Giveaway thread, a few commenters mentioned Woodpeckers’ new shelf pin jig. This new jig makes drilling parallel rows of pin holes quick and easy with either a drill or router, and will be available in both inch and metric versions.
Ridgid just came out with the SuperClamp, robust mobile clamping workstation. The Superclamp has a solid array of user-friendly features, and bears an extremely close resemblance to Triton’s venerable Superjaws workbench. With a jaw capacity of 37-1/2″, and a foot operated clamp capable of exerting 2,000 pounds of force, the SuperClamp will be definitely be a strong competitor to Rockwell’s Jawhorse.
Bosch has just announced a new line of high performance Impact Tough accessories that are designed for use with cordless impact drivers. This new line of accessories will include insert and power bits (Phillips, square, Torx), nut setters, socket adapters, sockets, and hole saws. These new Impact Tough accessories are engineered to take the hit and […]
Rockwell is soon releasing a new cordless SoniCrafter oscillating multi-tool to complement its hugely popular corded version. This new compact 12-volt lithium-ion powered Sonicrafter will be compatible with a broad range of Rockwell SoniCrafter accessories and boasts a charging time of 30 minutes.
Dremel recently announced its next generation cordless rotary tool, the 8200. This 12-volt lithium-ion powered Dremel features variable speed from 5,000 to 30,000 RPM, a separate on-off switch, battery fuel gauge (FINALLY!!!), and ergonomics similar to the new corded 4000 model. We’re currently reviewing the new Dremel 4000, and are finding it to be an […]
PB Swiss Tools has just announced that they’ve come up with two newly redesigned Insider compact screwdrivers, creatively named Insider 2 and Insider 3. These new Insiders feature an integrated bit holding magazine that looks to provide even quicker access to the interchangeable onboard insert bits.
Just when we thought we covered all of Bosch’s new 12V compact lithium ion cordless tools, we caught a glimpse of one more, the new PS41-2A impact driver. The PS41 is an update to the venerable but dated PS40, and like Bosch’s new PS21 pocket driver and PS31 drill/driver, the new impact driver appears to have been significantly […]
Following hot on the heels of the newly redesigned PS21 Pocket Driver is Bosch’s new PS31-2A 12 volt 3/8″ cordless drill/driver, which improves upon their PS30 model. The newest addition to Bosch’s lineup of compact lithium-ion cordless tools is lighter, more compact, and stronger than its predecessor.
Wera has recently announced the Koloss, a new heavy duty 1/2″ drive addition to their lineup of innovative ratchets. Even stranger in appearance than Wera’s swivel-head Zyklop ratchet, the Koloss features a ratchet built into a hammer head. Yes, that’s right, the Koloss is a real ratchet-hammer combo tool that is said to be unbreakable.
Bosch has just announced the PS21-2A, an upgraded short-nose Pocket Driver in their lineup of 12V Max compact cordless power tools. Compared to the popular PS20 Pocket Driver, the PS21-2A is smaller, faster, and can output twice the maximum torque. Bosch’s new and improved Pocket Driver is described as the most compact and powerful screwdriver in its class! Skeptical […]
Gerber’s new Microbew features a water resistant LED light built into a bottle opener. The Microbew has a stainless steel body, recessed switch to prevent accidental activation, replaceable batteries, and regulated circuitry. Gerber Microbrews are available with either white or red LEDs, and should soon be available at retailers for $12.50. The only concern we have about the Microbew is […]
Bench Dog has recently launched their own line of woodworking Bench Cookies. No doubt these cookies are a licensed or rebranded version of Rockler’s design, but what this means is that Bench Cookies may soon reach a much larger audience. Bench Dog’s new Bench Cookie release comes hot on the heels of Rockler’s own launch […]
We just checked Sears.com and saw that the new Craftsman Nextec 4 piece drill/driver, saw, sander, flashlight combo set has been added to their product catalog. The kit is scheduled for release on May 1st 2010, and is available for pre-order at $170. Craftsman Nectec Drill/Driver, Saw, Sander Combo via Sears Preview Post of the New […]