Rip it on site

Installers may find DeWalt’s new DWE7499GD job-site table saw ideal for cutting hardwood or laminate planks on site. The saw has a main safety feature — it will not turn on automatically if the guard isn’t in proper position. You can manually override this feature and turn the saw on. However, an LED flashes a […]

Fast cordless cutting

Milwaukee says its new M18 Fuel 7-1/4 inch circular saw cuts faster than its corded counterparts while being 40 per cent lighter. It has a 2-1/2 inch cut capacity, and the same right-hand blade design as corded circular saws. The new cordless saw has an integrated LED light, a dust blower and a hook for […]

Cordless band saw

Milwaukee Tool has introduced a cordless band saw that installers may appreciate on the jobsite. The company says its new M18 Fuel Deep Cut Band Saw cuts faster than corded models, providing a full day of run time on a single charge. The saw features Milwaukee’s PowerState Brushless Motor that converts energy into power more […]

Blown away

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its M18 Lithium-Ion system with the introduction of the M18 Compact Blower. Optimized for common construction debris, this compact blower offers a faster and more efficient way to clean up the jobsite. Delivering 100 CFM and 160 RPM, the company says this product is the most powerful compact cordless blower […]

Variable speeds, applications

Porter-Cable has expanded its 20V Max Linked System for tradesmen, which includes the Oscillating Tool (PCC710B) that offers a patent-pending Tool Free System, allowing users to perform quick and easy accessory changes or adjustments. This results in minimal downtime on the jobsite. The Oscillating Tool is ideal for cutting, sanding, scraping and grinding applications that […]

Material-handling jigsaw

The 20 V Max Lithium Ion Jigsaw from DeWalt is designed to offer improved runtime, ergonomics and comfort for contractors tasked with cutting and installing a variety of materials, including flooring installers, remodelers, finish carpenters, furniture makers and kitchen fitters. The saw’s keyless blade change offers enhanced productivity. This product is also equipped with variable […]