It's edition 66 of the Toolstop Power Tool Cook Book Podcast! Download it here.
Neil and Mark have a bit of a ramble on this edition of the Toolstop Podcast, covering;
- Buying guides. Neil runs us through the content of the latest buy guide from Toolstop covering mitre saws. This is a feature that will be live on our blog very, very soon. Here's a sample:
Cutting on a sliding action allows you to cut longer pieces. As with blade size, check the specs of the saws youre looking at to see the capacities of cut they will do for you. If you plan to be cutting mainly dado, you wont need to slide too much and the capacity needed will be less.
However, if you plan to be cutting fencing posts youll need a bigger blade and a bigger width of cut capacity and therefore a sliding mitre saw is for you.
Saws without a slide function are sometimes referred to as chop saws or cut-off saws.
- Stanley and Black and Decker report a killer 4th quarter
- Innovation in power tools, particularly with the RIDGID TC-40 turbo cordless pipe cutter
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And finally, here's a photo of Neil's rawl plugs and his favourite new product catalogue: