New Woodworking Tools and New Woodworking Products

Veritas dovetail saw

Wednesday, 01 April 2009 13:41

VERITAS DOVETAIL SAW is a blend of tradition and technology that the company says incorporates all of the critical characteristics of a fine joinery saw, yet is executed using modern production processes and state-of-the-art materials. The 9-1/4" long, 0.020" thick high-carbon steel blade features 14 rip-cut teeth per inch, having 0.003" of set preside. The teeth have a rake angle of 14 degrees and an included angle of 60 degrees. The depth of cut is 1-9/16". The 14-1/4" saw has a solid one-piece blade/spine/mount assembly, and a single brass fastener secures the bubinga handle. The Veritas dovetail saw sells for $65. Contact: Lee Valley Tools Ltd., P.O. Box 1780, Ogdensburg, NY 13669-6780. Tel: 800-871-8158.



Zeus 990 vision level

Wednesday, 01 April 2009 13:40

ZEUS 990 VISION LEVEL from Kapro features the company’s patented Plumb Site Dual-View vial system, a magnified horizontal vial, air-cushioned shockproof end caps, two milled surfaces and non-stick Keflon coating. Designed for professional contractors, the Zeus 990 model incorporates an illuminated horizontal vial for work in low-light environments. The level measures 66mm wide x 30mm deep and has a wall thickness of at least 2.1mm on milled surfaces. The epoxy-locked vials have a calibrated accuracy of 0.0005" per inch, or 0.029 degrees, for the life of the level. Kapro’s Zeus 990 Vision Level is offered in nine sizes from 24" to 96", ranging in price from $100 to $300 for non-magnetic models, and $120 to $320 for magnetic models. Contact: Kapro Tools, 251 Enterprise Drive, Lake Mills, WI 53551. Tel: 920-648-2900.



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.



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.



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.



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