Rockers have known about the
"roto zip" for years. This small
router from Roto Zip Tool Corp.
simplifies cutting knockouts in
drywall for electrical boxes,
plumbing stubs, and furnace ductwork.
And in the last few years this
little router has been improved. The
latest RotoMite not only cuts
drywall, but is one of the best tools
available for cutting irregular shapes
in cementitious backerboard, acoustical
ceiling tile, ceramic wall tile,
cabinet backs, fiberglass, laminates,
and plywood. This makes it a highly
versatile tool that every remodeler
should consider owning.
The RotoMite is essentially a
laminate trimmer — a small
28,000-rpm router — with a few
special features. The switch is protected
from dust by a plastic cover
like you see on