Makita Cordless Router Is Now Available

makita cordless router

The newest member of Makita’s 18 volt LXT lineup, the DRT50ZX4 compact cordless router, is now available online and in store at a KMS Tools location near you. The DRT50ZX4 is Makita’s first cordless router, and one of the first Continue reading Makita Cordless Router Is Now Available

Makita DUC353Z 36 Volt 14″ Cordless Chainsaw

makita DUC353Z 36 volt cordless chainsaw

Balanced and fast, the new Makita DUC353 36 volt 14″ cordless chainsaw features a direct-drive brushless motor and a maximum chain speed of 3,940 feet per minute, matching the output of a 30 cc gas-powered chainsaw. The DUC353 is built Continue reading Makita DUC353Z 36 Volt 14″ Cordless Chainsaw

Makita DRS780Z 36 Volt 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Cordless Circular Saw

makita 36 volt cordless circular saw

Makita’s new heavy-duty 36 volt cordless circular saw is now on shelves at KMS Tools! Rugged, powerful and loaded with features, this 7-1/4″ cordless circular saw is designed for construction professionals. With its rear handle, helical gear drive and twin Continue reading Makita DRS780Z 36 Volt 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Cordless Circular Saw

Makita DLM431Z 36 Volt Cordless Lawn Mower Is Here!

makita 36v lawn mower dlm431z

The Makita 36 volt cordless lawn mower (DLM431Z) is now available at KMS Tools—just in time for Father’s Day! This lawn mower uses two Makita 18 volt lithium ion batteries to efficiently and quietly cut lawns up to 10,000 sq-ft. Continue reading Makita DLM431Z 36 Volt Cordless Lawn Mower Is Here!

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

Compact Cordless Reciprocating Saws

dewalt dsc367b compact cordless reciprocating saws

With the new DeWalt DCS367 20V MAX XR Compact Cordless Reciprocating Saw hitting shelves this month, we thought it’d be a great time to look at our lineup of compact cordless reciprocating saws. Let’s start with the new DeWalt, which Continue reading Compact Cordless Reciprocating Saws

Makita DMR200 Jobsite Speaker with Bluetooth

Makita DMR200 Bluetooth Speaker

Makita DMR200 Jobsite Speaker with Bluetooth (MAK-DMR200 – $124.95*) Powered by any Makita slide-style battery pack (12V MAX CXT, 14.4V Li-Ion or 18V LXT) or an AC power source, Makita’s new Bluetooth speaker is both versatile and tough. It has Continue reading Makita DMR200 Jobsite Speaker with Bluetooth

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