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Makita compact router packs power

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 May 2012 00:00

17_tools_tech_1Makita offers a new 1-1/4-hp compact router, model RT0700C, that weighs less than 4 lbs. The router is smaller and lighter than any of the company’s other models, yet delivers the same performance and precision, according to product manager Joe Soto.

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Hitachi driver/drill has long battery life

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 May 2012 00:00

16_tools_techHitachi Power Tools has introduced its new line of 18-volt brushless motor, lithium-ion-battery powered products, starting with a driver/drill, model DS18DBL. The tool features fade-free power, less weight and up to three times the battery life of a traditional Ni-Cad tool, according to the company.

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Green in the finishing mix

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 14 May 2012 00:00

12_tools_techWhether it’s a reaction to government regulations or consumer demand for greener finishes, manufacturers have increased their offerings in recent years to include waterborne, low VOC and formaldehyde-free products.

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Biesse offers compact entry-level CNC

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 02 April 2012 00:00

12_tools_tech_1Biesse America recently introduced its new Rover A Edge machining center for custom shops. The machine combines high-speed CNC cutting technology with the edgebanding features found on the company’s Rover C Edge used in large manufacturing plants.

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Woodstock offers handy hybrid table saw

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 April 2012 00:00

14_tools_techWoodstock International offers the new Shop Fox hybrid table saw, model W1824. The 2-hp, single-phase machine offers the portable weight and size of a high-end contractor saw, along with the full features and dust control of a cabinet saw, according to the company.

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