Go on a long drive

For assembly or installation work, Ridgid’s new 3/8-inch, 12 V 2-Speed Drill/Driver Kit may fit the bill. Powerful motor delivers 300 inch-pounds of torque. Tool is designed with Rigid’s Hex Grip, which has an innovative micro texture. It provides a secure, comfortable grip on the tool. Uses hyper lithium batteries — they last 50 percent […]

Go drilling or driving

King Canada has a new Performance Plus 8020L 20 V Max Lithium-ion Cordless Drill Kit that can equip you for either joinery work in the shop, or on the installation job site. The complete kit is composed of the drill, two batteries, a 45-minute quick charger, six drill and six screwdriver bits, a bit extension […]

Hollow heads

Charles G.G. Schmidt & Co. says its new Hollow-shank taper (HSK) Cutterheads are designed to work with today’s newest moulders. They’re made from alloy steel, with a hardened and ground HSK locking device. The heads are rated for 12,000 rpm and work on any HSK machine. They’re made for ¼-inch, 5/16-inch and 3/8-inch thick knives. […]

Trim it out

Dynabrade’s new Model 51860 Complete Trim Router is ideal for applications on cabinets, casework, doors, panels, countertops, laminates and displays, the company says. The fast pneumatic tool has a one-horsepower motor that puts out a fast 20,000 rpm. The motor is governor-controlled to provide consistent load speed. It works on a 3/8-inch air line with […]

Cope with it

Freeborn has a new three-piece Cope and Insert Pattern Set. The two-piece cope head has shims so you can easily adjust your fit. The tool features common minor diameters and vertical profile centering. This eliminates the need to adjust the spindle height or fence position when you’re switching from cope to pattern cuts, says Freeborn. […]

Figure out your angle

This may come in handy when you’re taking initial measurements for a client job. The new KW-400 16-inch Digital Angle Finder from King Canada not only enables you to measure angles and draw cut marks precisely; it also can be used as a power tool accessory. It’s powered by a nine-volt battery. The pivoting blade […]

Driving for endurance

It’s light in weight, but not in endurance. According to the company, the new ABS 18 2-speed Cordless Drill/Driver from Fein is very durable. Powered by a lithium-ion battery with Fein SafetyCell technology that protects both the battery and the tool’s four-pole, direct-current motor from overload. On a single charge, the ABS 18 (18 V, […]

Moulding power

At Ligna 2015, Weinig is unveiling its new Powermat 700 Moulder. The company says the main feature of the machine is an innovative “Comfort Set” operating concept that enables tool-free set up and significantly reduces set-up time. The Powermat 700 also uses smart-touch technology, which enables wireless communication between the control unit or a tablet, […]

Designed for first-timers

Felder’s new AD741 Jointer Planer is designed to be an entry-level machine for your shop. It features a planing width of 16 inches, and planing heights from 1/8 inch to nine inches. Can be configured with a 5.5, 7.5 or 10.5 hp motor and an available two- or four-inch cutter block. Both configurations provide fast, […]

Small-shop storage solution

If yours is a small or niche-work shop, you may find this new storage solution from Rockler handy. The company has added an 18-inch Shop Stand Apron to its line. The apron is made with rugged hardware and durable polyester weave material designed to withstand the rigors of constant shop use, Rockler says. With 33 […]