Why Technique Matters

Friday, February 18, 2011 | Reader Comments | How-To | Sanders | Paint

Sanding Technique

In the review of the RO 90 DX multi-mode sander written by Cliff the "Wood Nerd", he mentions that initially he struggled with the balance of the machine. The weight of the motor in the rear of the sander combined with the weight of the dust extraction hose were making it challenging to keep the pad flat. This brings up a very important point about how proper technique can make a noticeable difference in the performance of a tool.

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Introducing the revolutionary new RO 90 DX multi-mode sander!

Sunday, December 12, 2010 | Reader Comments | New Products | Sanders

RO 90 DX Multi-Mode Sander

Multi-mode functionality at your fingertips.

Visit our new Rotex RO 90 DX website to get all of the details on this phenomenal new multi-mode sander. Enjoy all of the features you've come to expect from other Rotex sander models: an aggressive gear-driven mode, a random orbital finish sanding mode, and polishing capabilities. Plus the RO 90 DX can be converted into a delta-shaped detail sander in seconds without the need for tools. Check out a quick video that shows the amazing capabilities of the world's most versatile sander: Festool's Rotex RO 90 DX.

Expect to see the new RO 90 DX sander available for purchase starting on March 1st, 2011!

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RO 90 DX: Built for the toughest demands!

Thursday, December 9, 2010 | Reader Comments | Festool Facts | New Products

Engineered (and tested) to last a lifetime.

We understand that you can't afford to have a tool fail while on the jobsite. Festool power tools are built using tight tolerances and the best materials available, so you can purchase with confidence. Designed and tested to stand the rigors of the jobsite, Festool power tools are made for the toughest demands!

It's always amazing to see the abuse that our tools are put through to ensure their durability. Quality control engineers punish our tools with a battery of tests designed to push them to their limits.

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Sneak preview Festool's newest innovation: Rotex RO 90 DX.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 | Reader Comments | New Products | Sanders

The soon-to-be-released Rotex RO 90 DX promises to be the one sander that you can't live without. All of the great features of the RO 125 FEQ and RO 150 FEQ sanders, plus the ability to convert into a delta sander capable of reaching deep into corners.

Check out this quick sneak peek of the RO 90 and be sure to sign up to receive additional information as it becomes available. We will soon be adding video, a complete list of features, specifications, pricing and availability. Don't worry, we make it easy to unsubscribe if you change your mind later.

 

Need to Polish Your $200,000 Ferrari? Use a Festool Rotex!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 | Reader Comments | How-To | Reviews | Sanders

Drew Pancroft, proprietor of Zenith Detail, takes the Festool Rotex for a "test drive" in this latest end-user article. Drew travels the country detailing some of the most exotic cars in the United States. Recently, we sent Drew a Rotex RO 150 FEQ and Shinex RAP 150 (Available Spring 2011) to test out and give us some feedback on how these products meet the high demands of his clients. Be sure to check the Zenith Detail website for incredible before and after photos of the Ferrari F-430 from this article.

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It works better than a belt sander!

Friday, November 5, 2010 | Reader Comments | Reviews | Sanders

Don't take our word for it.

How do you move seamlessly between rough sanding and final sanding without switching sanders? It is easy when you own a Rotex dual-mode sander. The design of this multipurpose sander is nothing short of an engineering marvel. Use the aggressive action to quickly and efficiently remove wood, paint, or varnish. Switch to the fine setting for final finishing. Combine with a wide assortment of accessories for polishing tasks. There's virtually nothing these sanders can't handle with ease!

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Making Quick Work of Slabs With Rotex & Cristal

Saturday, July 4, 2009 | Reader Comments | How-To | Reviews | Sanders

Kinloch Woodworking


Doug Mooberry builds incredible American furniture inspired by antiques, but adds his unique Kinloch Woodworking creative touches to every piece. Founded in 1982, Kinloch Woodworking has assembled a massive portfolio full of examples of awe-inspiring woodworking prowess. As stated on their website, "Details Do Matter" and attention to those details is important and what makes the furniture they produced collectable.

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Understanding the Two Modes of the Rotex Dual Mode Sanders

Friday, January 4, 2008 | Reader Comments | Sanders

Understanding Rotex Modes

The Rotex dual mode sander has a gear-driven rotary motion and a random orbital motion; both motions have their advantages.  The gear-driven rotary motion is appropriate for aggressive material removal and polishing, the random orbital motion is designed for fine sanding.

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