Dust Extractor Roundup

dust extractor saloon

In the past, we’ve reviewed the basics of dust collection for your woodworking shop. But what happens when you step outside the friendly confines of your shop? What’s the best way to control dust at the jobsite? Today’s post looks Continue reading Dust Extractor Roundup

Why You Need a Plunge-Cut Track Saw

Makita SP6000 plunge-cut track saw

Cutting 4′ x 8′ sheets of plywood can be a challenge—especially if your workspace isn’t large enough to accommodate a table saw with a large outfeed table. But even if you have a table saw, you still might be breaking Continue reading Why You Need a Plunge-Cut Track Saw

Oscillating Tools: Why You Need One

What’s an Oscillating Tool? Basically, an oscillating tool is the jackknife of power tools. Oscillating tools can handle a ton of tasks—cutting, grinding, scraping, sanding, sawing—and deliver clean results in tight quarters. Oscillating tools are popular with carpenters, contractors, tradespeople, Continue reading Oscillating Tools: Why You Need One

Festool introduces the New CMS Router Tables

Festool is introducing the CMS Precision routing table to the North American market. The German based company is highly regarded in the woodworking industry, creating speculations among festool-freaks (it’s okay, I am one too)  for a number of years about the Continue reading Festool introduces the New CMS Router Tables

2011 KMS Tools Woodshow is in Full Swing

Come on by our Coquitlam location today and tomorrow (Oct 14 & 15) 8am to 6pm to see what’s going on. Free KMS safety glasses to the first 100 people each day Free Admission Free Parking Free Popcorn, smokies & Continue reading 2011 KMS Tools Woodshow is in Full Swing

The Festool 571810 RO 150 FEQ Rotex Sander

Last week 20 KMS Tools employees went through the Festool 101 training with instructor Steve Bace.  Let me tell you, this guy really knows his stuff.  He has a history in the solid surface industry, so sanding is his specialty.  Continue reading The Festool 571810 RO 150 FEQ Rotex Sander

Festool – New to KMS Tools

Festool Logo

Over the last couple weeks, there has been a huge buzz around KMS tools about our new line of woodworking related power tools.  Festool is a German made high-end professional tool manufacturer centered around woodworking.  The idea behind Festool’s “Faster, Continue reading Festool – New to KMS Tools