June 21, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

Powermatic PM 1000 120V table saw rip fence

Jet Tools and Powermatic Press Event Coverage

Last month I had the pleasure of attending the Walter Meier Manufacturing Press Event in Nashville, Tennessee. Walter Meier Manufacturing is a Swiss Company, headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland, that owns both Jet and Powermatic (so really it was the Jet Tools and Powermatic press event). The event was held at Fort Houston, which is an […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Bosch JS572E and JS572 EB Jig Saws

Bosch JS572E and JS572EB Jig Saws

This month I put Bosch’s relatively new Swiss-made jig saws through their paces. The Bosch JS572E Handle Grip and Bosch JS572EB Barrel Grip were shown off to us at the Bosch media event, and we had wanted to get them in for a closer look ever since. Either saw is available as a standalone tool, or in […]

Tornado F4 Filter Cleaner Review

The Tornado F4 Filter Cleaner is a unique product. No job in our shop brings greater procrastination than emptying filters from dust extractor vacuums. It has to be chock blocks full to warrant any initiative whatsoever. While disposing of the debris in the drum is straightforward, it’s cleaning the filter that makes you feel like […]

Bosch Colt Palm Router Combo Kit

Bosch Colt Palm Router Combo Kit Review

This month I had the privilege of testing an interesting new palm router kit from Bosh. As usual, Bosch assigns a descriptive model number to the tool: PR20EVSPK. This stands for Palm Router 20 Electronic Variable Speed for the tool. The PK is for kitting it with a fence and a plunge base that converts […]

Festool TI 15 Impact Drill Driver Review

The Festool TI 15 +3 Impact/Drill Driver is the latest addition to this premier German manufacturer’s extensive line of portable power tools. A Freudian slip could be expensive line of tools, for in the German language all Festools are furchtbar teuer or frightfully expensive. On exiting the store you can rest assured you have paid […]

Irwin Marples Bevel Edge Woodworking Chisels Review

It was unexpected serendipity that my first assignment with Pro Tool Reviews was to review Irwin’s Marples Brand Bevel Edge Woodworking Chisels. While my working arsenal of chisels numbers about eighty these days, some 39 years ago the first accession to this collection was an eight-piece set of Marples Bevel Edge Chisels – albeit with […]