New Woodworking Tools and New Woodworking Products

Cadex CB18.50 brad nailer

Wednesday, 01 April 2009 13:38

CADEX CB18.50 BRAD NAILER from Direct Sales Ltd. is designed for the production of furniture, doors, windows, trim, moldings, beading, boat applications and upholstering. The 18-gauge nailer has a built-in blow gun, anti-dry fire mechanism, large magazine sight window and convenient side-loading magazine that doesn’t require adjustment when changing fastener size, according to the distributor. The CB18.50 shoots brad nails up to 2" (50mm), and it features a 360-degree movable coupler and a combination trigger that allows for single or bounce fire. The nailer weighs 2.98 lbs., comes with a carry case and is priced at $199.99. Contact: Direct Sales Ltd., 3605 Commercial St., Vancouver, BC VSN 4G1. Tel: 604-876-9909. www.directfasteners.ca

 

   

Rockler all-terrain mobile tool base

Thursday, 12 March 2009 00:00

ROCKLER ALL-TERRAIN MOBILE TOOL BASE has 5" diameter urethane casters, each with a kick-down lock, that can roll over cracks, cords and changes in surface, regardless of load weight, according to the company. The base has an 800-lb. load capacity and an adjustable steel frame (18" x 18" to 28" x 28"), and sells for $189. Optional stretcher sets are available, providing a base length of up to 50".Contact: Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. Tel: 877-762-5537. www.rockler.com

 

   

Dremel multi-max oscillating tool system

Tuesday, 10 March 2009 00:00

DREMEL MULTI-MAX OSCILLATING TOOL SYSTEM is suited for various projects that involve remodeling, repair and restoration, according to the company. The Multi-Max tool has a side-to-side motion with a variable speed of 10,000 to 21,000 oscillations per minute. The Multi-Max is powered by a 1.5-amp motor and designed for cutting, grinding, scraping and grout removal. The Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool System consists of the Multi-Max tool, three sanding sheets, 3/4" wood flush cut blade, 3" wood and drywall saw blade, hook and loop pad, flexible scraper and carrying case. It is available at national retail outlets for about $100. Contact: Dremel. Tel: 800-437-3635. www.dremel.com

 

   

Hardwood work benches

Monday, 09 March 2009 17:43

HARDWOOD WORK BENCHES, from General International, include a 54" x 21" birch-top model and a 60" x 30" adjustable-height oak-top version. Each bench has a 13" x 6" front, end vises with 4" of travel, a double row of bench dog holes for each vise, four non-marking bench dogs, and a wooden stopper. The smaller bench stands 31-3/4" high, weighs 66 lbs., and features a laminated 1" birch top and hardwood support frame with a storage shelf. The larger bench has a laminated 1"-thick oak table with a 3" apron, steel legs, built-in storage drawer with a steel shelf and weighs 154 lbs. The height can be adjusted from 33" to 39". The birch-top bench, model 95-054, sells for $349 and the oak bench, model 95-060, is priced at $659. Contact: General International, 8360, du Champ-d’Eau, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H1P 1Y3. Tel: 514-326-1161. www.general.ca

   

STX-250B X-band saw kit

Monday, 09 March 2009 17:40

STX-250B X-BAND SAW KIT is billed as the world’s only one-hand cordless band saw. The band saw, manufactured by Stout Tool Corp., is powered by an 18-volt Ni-Cd battery and is capable of cutting wood, metal, plastic, aluminum, brass and other materials, according to the company. The band saw measures 15" long x 9-5/16" wide, has a cutting capacity of 2-1/2" and weighs only 9 lbs., including the battery. Designed primarily for job-site use, the band saw features a quick-change blade release and top-mounted safety switch. The STX-250B Kit sells for approximately $179 and includes the cordless band saw, one battery, a trickle battery charger and nylon tool bag. The STX-250C Contractor Kit includes the saw, two batteries, a one-hour charger and molded carrying case, and is priced around $304. Contact: Stout Tool Corp., 46919 Liberty Dr., Wixom, MI 48393. Tel: 877-337-8688. www.stouttool.com

 

   

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