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Review9.6(out of 10)
Festool LS 130 Linear Sander

Festool LS 130 Linear Sander Review

I love my job, but I don’t enjoy sanding. It’s time-consuming, messy, and all-around boring. Detail sanding is even worse. Getting into corners, sanding curved millwork and profiles, and cleaning up edges requires hand-sanding. I find hand-sanding tedious. Not only is it slow, but it tends to leave more dust lying around since there is […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Festool Hybrid Sander Line Offers Cordless Freedom

Festool Hybrid Sanders Review

Festool Hybrid Sander. Let that sink in for just a moment. Up until recently, Festool has been missing from the cordless sander conversation. And as it always is with our German friends, that’s intentional. If you’re already a Festool user, you know a couple of things about the brand. One, they’re not going to release […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Festool RTS 400 REQ Orbital Finish Sander

Festool RTS 400 REQ Orbital Finish Sander Review

When we visited Festool in Germany last year, we got to see the Festool RTS 400 REQ Orbital Finish Sander in action months before its North American launch. It’s a rolling change from the previous model – the Festool RTS 400 EQ – which was a phenomenal sander in its own right. Clint DeBoer and […]