Power Tools

  • Routers in Review

    Add Detail to Your Woodwork Routers are the most popular power tools among woodworkers and DIY’ers for creating a decorative profile along the edge of a wood piece. With a router you can create custom house trim, add detail to furniture projects, or fashion shop-made picture frames. “Self-piloted” router bits designed for edge finishing have a ball-bearing wheel that guides […]

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  • SawStop Expects to Win Lawsuit Against Bosch

          SawStop Expects to Win Lawsuit Against Bosch – Reaxx Saw Would Be Unable to Enter U.S. Tualatin, OR — April 20, 2016 SawStop, LLC, the world leader in table saw safety, sued Robert Bosch GmbH of Germany and its subsidiary Robert Bosch Tool Corporation for patent infringement. The lawsuit is before the U.S. International Trade Commission, and […]

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  • Impact Driver Update

    New Tools & Accessories               Impact Drivers are a relatively new power-tool category that’s taken the construction world by storm. Unlike conventional powered screwdrivers, an impact driver uses an internal anvil to deliver much higher rotational torque than conventional drill/drivers. When the power needed to drive the fastener exceeds the torque of the tool’s rotational […]

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  • SawStop Announces New Tool: The Jobsite Saw

                  December 1st, 2014 — SawStop, LLC, the world leader in table saw safety, today announced the introduction of a new saw: the SawStop Jobsite Saw. This saw is the lightest, most portable and most affordable SawStop yet, and incorporates many groundbreaking features never before seen on portable table saws. At the heart of […]

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  • SKILSAW Power Tools Builds on Heritage with New Brand Identity and Expanded Product Line

    The SKILSAW® brand began with the invention of the circular saw in 1924, and for decades their worm drive SKILSAWs have been regarded as the jobsite standard by tradesmen everywhere. Capturing this rich heritage in cutting, SKILSAW Power Tools is launching a new brand identity and expanding its line of professional grade tools that will have the same unstoppable legendary performance […]

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  • SawStop Marks 10th Anniversary with Unprecedented Offer

    Tualatin, OR — October 1, 2014 — SawStop, LLC, the world leader in table saw safety, is celebrating 10 years of designing and manufacturing the world’s safest table saws. To commemorate the anniversary, between October 1 and December 31, 2014, in the United States and Canada each customer who purchases a new Industrial Cabinet Saw will receive over $200 in free […]

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  • TG Tools KIK® Spade Bits

        Thanks to more cutting edges and no center spur, the KIK spade bits from TG Tools can be used to drill curved holes. The spade bits from TG Tools employ the same concept as the company’s brad-point line: more cutting edges. Engineered with 30 percent more cutting surface, the Kik spade bits result in faster boring and longer […]

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  • Replace the Switch on a Cordless Drill

    Dead power drill? You might need to replace the tool’s power switch. By Alyssa Vincent

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  • Tools Unplugged

    By Matt Weber Power tools are nice, but once America’s grid collapses in the wake of an electromagnetic pulse attack, how are you going add tasteful wainscoting to your doomsday shelter if you don’t have quality hand tools? The EHT staff has rounded up some of our toolbox favorites that we’ll use to fortify our homes after the apocalypse. These […]

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  • ShopBot Launches Kickstarter for the Handibot™ Smart Power Tool

            Durham, NC — June 27, 2013   ShopBot Tools, Inc., today launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign (handibot.com/fund) to support development and distribution of its latest hardware innovation, the Handibot™ smart power tool. This 30-day campaign hopes to raise $125,000, and one of the main rewards for contributors is to get a first-run Handibot Smart Digital Power […]

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