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THE SAW JAW is designed to assist in safely installing and removing circular saw blades from machines. It can also be used as a blade storage and handling aid, protecting expensive carbide, diamond or high-speed blade teeth. The Saw Jaw works with most right or left tilt 10" contractor saws, 10" table saws and many radial arm saws, according to the company. It is not compatible with most bench-top table saws. The Saw Jaw is priced at $16.95, plus shipping. Contact: HIQOL LLC. Tel: 800-729-9366. www.saw-jaw.com

 

BOSCH PROFESSIONAL SERIES CIRCULAR SAW BLADE LINE consists of 23 woodworking and 13 specialty blades for cutting a broad range of materials. The woodworking blades are suited for ripping, crosscutting, finishing, melamine/veneer/laminate, solid surface, and dado applications. The tooth counts range from 20 to 96, with hook angles that span from 20 to -10 degrees. Most of the Bosch woodworking blades contain the company's patented C4 Micro-grain Dyanite Carbide, which stay sharp up to six times longer than standard carbide, according to Bosch. Each blade includes a carrying/storage case. The Bosch circular saw blades range in price from $30 to $130. Contact: Bosch Power Tools. Tel: 877-267-2499. www.boschtools.com

 

 

PLUGMOLD TOUGH POWER STRIP from Wiremold/Legrand has a diamond plate exterior and contains 10 power outlets. The 4' plugmold is intended for use on a workbench or in a garage. Diamond plate is the name originally applied to durable rolled steel, used mainly to provide better footing on industrial flooring. The power strip is rugged, easy to install and makes a design statement, according to the company. The 4', 10-outlet Plugmold Tough Power Strip retails for $49.95. Contact: Wiremold/Legrand. Tel: 800-617-1768. www.wiremold.com/diy

 

BSZ 14.4 CORDLESS DRILL/DRIVER from Metabo Corp. is designed for drilling, tapping and driving screws in general construction, automotive, industrial, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and other applications. The drill/driver has 20 torque settings, forward and reverse modes, a two-speed gearbox, keyless chuck and T-handle. The 14.4-volt motor offers up to 487 in. lbs. of torque and no-load speeds up to 1,400 rpm, according to Metabo. An air-cooled charging system offers 30-minute charging with up to 2,000 charges per battery. The Metabo BSZ 14.4 cordless drill/driver sells for $199. Contact: Metabo Corp., 1231 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380. Tel: 800-638-2264. www.metabousa.com

 

CRANKED-NECK PARING CHISELS from Lee Valley are suited for fitting housed joints such as sliding dovetails and dadoes, or trimming joint projections, wooden pins and screw plugs. Each chisel has a 4-1/4"-long bevel-edged blade and an offset beech handle. The chisels are made in England by Henry Taylor and are sold individually or as a set. The 1/4" cranked-neck chisel sells for $39.50; the 1/2" for $41.50; the 3/4" for $43.50; and the 1" for $49.50. The set of four chisels sells for $159. Contact: Lee Valley Tools Ltd., P.O. Box 1780, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-6780. Tel: 800-871-8158. www.leevalley.com