I know this has been discussed, but I actually saw one back
at a local woodworking show this month.
It looked pretty neat, but looks can be deceiving.
There is a comparison on the Festool user group
Good review! Nothing like a real person doing an actual comparison in his
You think that the magazines could learn something from that?
It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Festool has a whole
family of these types of tools. I wonder if Dewalt is just going to come
out with one or two products like this, or a whole family.
Well, I assume a Domino "look a like" carbon copy ain't
too far out in the future. You have to know that B&D is
watching these groups and others for conversation about
things like Domino. A very pricey solution and I have to
assume, very profitable.
When old Tom on T.O.H. did his free demo of Festool a
couple years back, you have to know that B&D caught that
Lee Michaels wrote:
The things seem to be fairly commonplace in the EU--Hilti has one but
Home Despot didn't stock it when they were carrying Hilti (the local
store no longer has any Hilti on display) and the track seems to be
Now what I think would be cool would be a nice little hinged adapter
that you put on a standard circular saw that lets it run on the track
and plunge on the hinge. Not going to be as nice as a purpose made
plunge saw but should do most of what one does and beats paying a
Description says 2 1/8 depth of cut. Assuming that's square/90° it
wouldn't have any problems with a 2x4 nominal 1.5x3.5 actual. But it
would be real close at 45°. Calculated cut depth = 1.503
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