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Stationary Power Tools

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    Skil MAG77LT Wormdrive Saw

    This tool is the lightest 71/4-inch wormdrive or hypoid model on the market

     
  • Orbital Recips

    What's the difference between orbital and nonorbital cutting action?

     
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    Hammervac Universal Dust Extractor

    Milwaukee's filter fits most major brands of SDS-plus rotary hammers and hammer drills

     
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    16V MaxLithium Impact Driver

    More powerful than 12-volt drivers, but lighter and more compact than 18- and 20-volt models

     
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    Milwaukee M18 Fuel Drill/Driver (Subscriber content)

    The brushless 2603-22 is light, fast, and powerful

     
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    Tune-Up App (Subscriber content)

    Step-by-step coaching on how to tune and maintain power tools

     
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    Second Look (Subscriber content)

    A year after it was reviewed in JLC, how is the Hilti Autofeed Drywall Screw Magazine holding up?

     
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    18-Volt Brushless Impact Drivers (Subscriber content)

    High-efficiency brushless motors and better batteries push the capacity of these full-size tools further than ever

     
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    DeWalt DWE357 Reciprocating Saw (Subscriber content)

    A good tool for making cuts in tight spots

     
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    Cordless Power

    Hilti says its TE 2-A18 Rotary Hammer Drill delivers the same power as the TE 2 corded model

     
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    The Secret Life of Cordless Drills

    From trimming cow tails to powering wheelchairs, cordless drills have plenty of work to do even off the job site

     
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    Rotary Hammer

    Makitaís LXTX2 is an update of the HRH01, except it uses two 18-volt batteries (instead of a single 36V)

     
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    Compact Powerhouse

    People who have tried the new M12 Fuel drivers say they pack a lot of power for their size

     
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    18-Volt Cordless Circular Saws (Subscriber content)

    The best models have good runtime and cut dense material without slowing down

     
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    A Deck-Builder's Tool Kit (Subscriber content)

    These specialized tools make the work go faster

     
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    Duo-Fast Cap Nailer Does Double-Duty

    Just push a button on the DF175-CN to shut off the cap feed

     
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    Milwaukee M12 Band Saw (Subscriber content)

    This subcompact model is cordless, portable, and small enough to be used with one hand

     
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    SawBuddie

    This recip-saw attachment collects dust without blocking views of the cutline, says maker

     
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    Compact Routers

    These tools are more powerful, flexible, and convenient than traditional laminate trimmers.

     
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    Quick-Change Chuck for Routers

    With the Eliminator you can say goodbye to knuckle-busting two-wrench bit changes

     
 
 
 
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