New! Boom Arm Tool Holder

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Reader Comments | Dust Extractors | New Products


Boom Arm Tool Holder

The new Boom Arm Tool Holder, featured on page #23 of the 08/09 catalog, offers convenient storage and cradle of two electric sanders. This accessory requires the Festool Boom Arm be installed on your CT dust extractor.

Available in limited quantities. Contact your local Festool dealer for more information.

Boom Arm Tool Holder

Product No. 493 558

Festool Imperial-Metric Tape Measure

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Reader Comments | New Products

Tape Measure

Festool Imperial-Metric Tape Measure.

Easily work in both imperial and metric units using this versatile Festool lockable tape measure. The tape features a window in the top which allows you to view precise measurements when against a wall or another surface. A flip out tab provide a means to accurately scribe a radius or circle onto a workpiece.



Festool Safety Glasses

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Reader Comments | New Products

Safety Glasses

Festool Safety Glasses.

Protect your most valuable tools... your eyes. These stylish safety glasses include clear and tinted interchangable lens and a carrying pouch with a belt clip. Adhere to ANSI Z87.1 standards.


MFK 700 Starter Bit Set

Thursday, May 15, 2008 | Reader Comments | Routers

MFK 700 Starter Set

The MFK 700 Starter Bit Set.

Save $67.50 versus purchasing these components separately. The value-packed starter bit set for the MFK 700 includes four carbide tipped router bits, a Festool Systainer 1 and router bit insert for the systainer. Festool router bits meet the highest standards of manufacturing. Each bit has a maximum collet depth mark and maximum RPM rating inscribed on the shank for convenience.


The New Kapex Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Kapex KS 120

Debuting July 1st, 2008. Meet The KAPEX!

The KS 120 was developed with one goal in mind: to be the best sliding compound miter saw, period. The KS 120 is the first miter saw with variable speed, enabling the user to match the speed of the blade with the requirements of the material for perfect cuts, every time. Finally, a sliding compound miter saw that combines a large cutting capacity with a compact lightweight design.


The Pellow Island Cabin Restoration

Sunday, May 4, 2008 | Reader Comments | How-To | Reviews | Sanders

Frank Pellow is a retired software developer living in Toronto, Ontario. After retiring five years ago, he built a woodworking shop in his backyard in support of his new "job" as a carpenter, cabinetmaker, toy maker, repairman and gardener. He works about half the time in his shop and half the time outside or offsite at the homes of his daughters, friends, and most importantly, at his island on Lake Pivabiska near Hearst Ontario and about 1,000 kilometres north-west of Toronto. Don't we all wish we had our own island?


A New Approach To Router Collet Design

Sunday, May 4, 2008 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts | Routers

You may not have noticed but the new Festool MFK 700 Trim Router and OF 2200 Router both employ a newly designed collet.

The new design dramatically improves the service life of the collet and protects against the invasion of contaminates such as saw dust, solid surface dust and other abrasive materials that would normally damage the internals of the collet.


Festool LR 32 Hole Drilling System for Shelf Pins & Hinges

Sunday, May 4, 2008 | Reader Comments | How-To | Routers

Festool LR 32 Video

The Festool LR 32 Hole Drilling System is a quick and easy way to produce European style cabinets and hinges with your Festool OF 1010 or OF 1400 router. Available in two sizes, 42" (491 621) and 95" (491 622), the LR 32 guide rails work in conjunction with the Hole Drilling Set making your ability to produce 32mm offset holes faster than ever imagined.