CMS Router Table Review by The Wood Whisperer

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | Reader Comments | New Products | Reviews | Routers | Router Tables

CMS Router Table

 

Coming October 1st - See it in action!

Last month, we announced the upcoming introduction of the new Festool CMS Router Tableand it looks like many of you like what you've seen so far. This month, we'll share some videos and other content with you so you can see the CMS in action and to help get you up and running once you get it in your shop.

The Wood Whisperer CMS test drive.

Our good friend, Marc Spagnuolo a.k.a. The Wood Whisperer, takes a look at the new CMS Router Table in this video. Marc talks about what he views as some of the benefits and does some routing to let you see the CMS in operation. Check out the video on Marc's CMS blog post and be sure to post your comments and questions at the bottom of the page. And, we're digging the cool Christmas Story leg lamp, Marc.

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Festool OF 1010 & OF 1400 Routers

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | Reader Comments | Routers

OF 1010 & 1400 Routers

 

It's time to take a new route.

We believe that routing shouldn't be a messy task, leaving you looking like a snowman covered head to toe in wood chips and dust. Experience the way woodworking should be with the Festool family of plunge routers, including the highly awarded OF 1010 and OF 1400 routers. These two routers are compatible with the soon-to-be-released CMS Router Table and are guaranteed to change the way you approach routing tasks forever.

Take a look at this video from Marc Spagnuolo, the Wood Whisperer, where he checks out the various router models offered by Festool.

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LR 32mm Hole Drilling System

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | Reader Comments | Routers

LR 32 Hole Drilling System

 

Click. Click. Boom!

Sure, having an amazing router table to use with your OF 1010 or OF 1400 plunge router will make it even more functional and versatile. But, Festool has the most comprehensive assortment of router accessories to make your router do more, and do it easier.

With the LR 32 Hole Drilling System and OF 1010 or OF 1400, precisely and efficiently build cabinets using the European frameless 32 mm system. The system is invaluable for placing cup hinges (35 mm) or setting shelf pin holes (based on 32 mm spacing) in casework. This portable line boring system enables one to do in the field what has traditionally been considered a shop-only job, possible only with the use of large, stationary equipment.

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Festool MFS Routing Template

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | Reader Comments | Routers

MFS Router Template System

 

Circles, arcs, rectangles, and more.

The Festool MFS Routing template gives you yet another way to expand the functionality of your router. The MFS can enable you to easily do open field inlays, borders, cut outs and grommet openings, mortises, circles and arcs. The system can also be used to create jigs, square your MFT/3 fence and rail, guides, and is limited only by your imagination.

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Win an OF 1400 Router + Dust Extractor!

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 | Reader Comments | General Information

Festool Sweepstakes

 

You'll need a plunge router and dust extractor to go with that new CMS Router Table on October 1st, so let's us help you out. Visit festoolsweepstakes.com today to register for your chance to win. Since the contest starts fresh on the first of every month, you'll have more opportunities to win. Entering to win is quick and easy! Don't worry, we won't spam you or share your information with others.

For September, we're giving away a Festool OF 1400 Plunge Router and Festool CT 36 HEPA Dust Extractor valued at more than $1,000.

Congratulations to Erwin Brinkman, Larry Mason, Ken Ashburn and Robert Robinson who were our randomly selected winners of the New SysLite LED Worklamp last month. You could be next! Good luck.

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The New CMS Router Table - Coming October 2012

Saturday, August 25, 2012 | Reader Comments | New Products | Routers | Router Tables

Festool CMS Router Table

 

 

 

CMS: A Superior Router Table by Design.

When our engineers sit down to design a new tool, they don't aim for mediocrity. Only the finest engineering, design, components and finish result in a tool worthy of the Festool name. Why? Because just like you we are passionate about the art and craft of woodworking. The new Festool CMS router table is no exception and it will be available October 1st, 2012.

So, how is it better than any other router table? First, every component of the CMS router table is designed to integrate seamlessly. The CMS router table is not a bunch of components cobbled together from various manufacturers. It's a piece of fine, precision machinery that can do the job like no other router table on the market, right out of the box.

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The New TI 15 Hybrid Impact Driver

Saturday, August 25, 2012 | Reader Comments | Cordless Drills | New Products

Festool Impact Driver

Now, anything is possible.
Far more than just another impact driver. Watch the video!

Building on a long history of brushless motor technology, the new Festool TI 15 impact driver combines the benefits of a powerful, long-running impact driver with the capability of a standard drill-driver. Effortlessly drive an 8" lag bolt into solid wood, and then easily switch over to drive a screw into a tricky corner, or even the most delicate workpiece. Amplified by the full range of Festool FastFix chucks, the TI 15 delivers the potential of more than 7 different tools in one unit, helping you work more efficiently while eliminating the expense of needless tools.

Check out the video to see the new Festool TI 15 Impact Driver in action! Available October 1st, 2012.

Hybrid Design - A true, no-compromise, high-performance impact driver with full drill functionality. One tool can do it all.

Multi-Tool Functionality - The TI 15 is the only tool that can go from impact mode to high-speed drill, to right-angle drill, then back again in seconds. With the unmatched FastFix system, anything is possible.

Brushless Motor Technology - Armed with Festool's industry-leading brushless technology and full electronic controls, your work will seem easier and you'll waste less time at the charging station.

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One extremely versatile work stool.

Saturday, August 25, 2012 | Reader Comments | New Products

MFH 1000 Work Stool

 

 

Improve your bottom line by getting more done in less time – while reducing frustration and fatigue. With the MFH 1000 Multifunction Stool, you not only get a durable, steel-construction, mobile workstool, but a customizable storage chest in addition. A sturdy, generous drawer and deep internal shelf with pegboard sides provides ample storage options that can be easily customized to meet your specific needs. Available October 1st, 2012.

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