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Written by Chris     January 31, 2014     1   1   0
If you like the idea of the Festool Track Saw, but it just doesn't have a large enough cutting capacity for you, the Festool Universal Sword Saw might be the tool for you. Available in Europe, the Festool Sword is fancy track-chainsaw that has a total cutting capacity of 7-7/8-inch (200mm).
Written by Chris     December 04, 2013     1   1   0
Since many of us already use our toolboxes as make-shift worktables, Festool went ahead and built a miniature worktable right into the top of a SYS-1 sized Systainer. With it, you can be sure to always have a workbench to go along with the rest of your tools.
Veritas MFT Clamping Kit
Tool Blog
Written by Chris     August 16, 2013     1   1   0
How do you make the popular Festool MFT even better than it already is? You give it a bunch of accessories. Lee Valley has put together a Veritas bench dog kit that turns the MFT into the ultimate work table. And if you don't have an MFT, they give you the drill bit to make your own.
The new Festool Carvex 420 Jigsaw - the best jigsaw technology available
Written by Chris     August 01, 2013     2   0   0
The Festool Carvex Jigsaw was first introduced to North America back in March of 2011. It had a ton of really nice features, but the feature that caught my attention was the LED strobe light that could visually freeze the movement of the jigsaw blade. Sadly, about a month after it was announced, Festool pulled the Carvex and sent out a letter stating "...Late round testing in certain applications specific to North America has demonstrated that the current design does not meet the exacting standards that we demand of ourselves, and that our customers have come to expect..." ...
Written by Chris     July 25, 2013     1   1   0
I have always looked at the Festool MFT (Multi-Function Table) as great little work table, but not practical for jobsite use. I just never liked the idea of having to carry it around on the jobsite along with all of my other tools. But Timothy Wilmots' modified MFTC (Multi-Function Tool Cart) looks like an ideal way to transport both the MFT and your tools.
Freud LU79R006M20
Written by Chris     June 14, 2013     0   1   0
Freud has announced that they have come out with a new line of saw blades that they have specifically designed for use on Festool track saws. The new series is also the first and only anti-vibration designed saw blade for a Festool saw.
Portable Mortising Router - part 1
Cool Tools
Written by Chris     March 28, 2013     2   0   0
I think we can all pretty much agree that the Festool Domino mortiser is one cool machine. We might not all need one, but we can admire the engineering and the capabilities of the tool. So how much more impressed are we that a Russian carpenter made a similar functioning machine out of some basic shop tools.
SYS-TB-1 pictured with a Systainer T-Loc below
Written by Chris     March 20, 2013     0   1   0
Sometimes it can be a hassle to always have to lift the top to get the things you need out of your Systainer. To make your tools a bit easier to get to, Festool has announced the addition of a new Systainer that has no top.
Written by Chris     January 25, 2013     0   1   0
Have you been waiting, hoping that the money you have saved will be enough to find yourself with a shiny new Festool Product? Well you better spend that money fast, because a price increase is heading to Festool products at the beginning of next month.
SHORT stories - The Deep - PES
Weekend Links
Written by Chris     May 05, 2012     1   0   0
A Seriously High-Buck LED Worklamp – ToolMonger Festool is known for making high quality and high priced power tools, and ToolMonger also found that they make really high priced portable LED work lights. The Festool SysLite powers a total of six 3-watt LEDs that are said to produce a clear white light capable of brightening an entire room. It has an internal rechargeable battery, but it can also be plugged into the wall for extended use.
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