Neil demos the “Flipper”, aka the Makita LF1000 flipover saw. This saw serves two purposes; a mitre saw and (after a very quick flip-over process (see video)) – a table saw. Full details on the spec of each saw is in the video.
New in the DeWalt 10.8v lithium-ion subcompact range, Neil demos the Dewalt DCD710S2 10.8V Subcompact Drill/Driver.
We’re really excited in the Toolstop office today, as we’ve taken delivery of the brand new range of power tools from DeWalt.
Focus DIY have compiled a report of British consumers, and have reported "a whopping 84% of DIY enthusiasts admit to using kitchen cutlery to finish a job, while 43% use their fingernails and 24% use pennies. Some of those unable to find the right tool chose to use a nail file instead (14%), with 13% choosing to use shoes and 4% trying oven gloves". It seems that we British believe it’ll save us cash to use whatever we can find lying around than actually buying the right tools for the job.
In this edition, Mark and Neil talk about the Makita 6281DWPE-1 that comes in a special tool box, complete with a 55 piece bit set!
According to Business World Online, Bosch's Philippine's branch is seeing double-figure growth. From the article;
We were gutted not to have been there, but Bosch recently hosted an event at their Chicago headquarters where they demonstrated the very innovations that are boosting their economic growth in the Asian Pacific region.
Neil's back in the studio after his successful conquest of LEJOG, dodgy tan lines aside. This week we get Chris Elsworthy(link to his Twitter feed) on the phone to talk about a great review CEL UK received for the MultiPRO multi-tool in a woodworking magazine.