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DeWalt Xtreme 12V Brushless Oscillating Tool DCS353

DeWalt’s Xtreme 12V Oscillating Tool Has Something For Everyone Woodworkers, DIYers, and working professionals will find the DeWalt DCS353 12V Xtreme oscillating tool offers plenty of options for completing projects. Whether you use it for trimming wood, sanding down furniture, or cutting into metal, DeWalt promises pro-grade results. We dive into this tool and its […]

Dremel MM20V MultiMax Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

Dremel Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Review MM20V

Dremel Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Leads Off 20V System Dremel isn’t known for its cordless tools the way other brands are, but they have been a solid value in the oscillating multi-tool department. With a 20V lineup beginning to emerge, we got our hands on the Dremel cordless oscillating multi-tool to see how it compares to […]

Best Oscillating Multi-Tool Reviews

Best Oscillating Multi-Tool Reviews 2022

Choosing the best oscillating multi-tool used to boil down to just a couple of brands. Not anymore. Advancement in battery, motor, and vibration control technologies offers more viable options than ever. As we considered the landscape, our team was unanimous in our selection of cordless oscillating multi-tools. Corded models are absolutely relevant and there are […]

Review9.4(out of 10)

Makita Cordless Sub-Compact Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

We’ve been anticipating an updated cordless multi-tool from Makita for quite a while now. Their XMT03 has done fine work for us, but it’s fallen behind the performance of more recent competition. We were excited when the Makita cordless Sub-Compact oscillating multi-tool arrived on our doorstep. However, what we saw when we opened the box […]

Review9.7(out of 10)
Flex 24V Oscillating Multi-Tool Drywall2

Flex 24V Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

Flex Combines 24V Brushless Performance with a Starlock Accessory Interface Flex may be fairly new as a power tool brand compared to other brands, but the team behind it has been making quality power tools for a long time. Their knowledge and talent is evident with the Flex 24V brushless oscillating multi-tool as it brings […]

Best Multi-Tool 2021 Video Review

Best Oscillating Tools 2021 Video Review

Oscillating multi-tools can get you out of a pinch, but who makes the best? Our team at protoolreviews.com brought in the top models for a head-to-head evaluation that raised some eyebrows thanks to the latest technology developments.  Editor’s Note: Since this video published, Fein has discontinued the SuperCut line and expanded the MultiMaster line. Buy […]

Review9.0(out of 10)

Ridgid 18V Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool Review R86240

Ridgid 18V Brushless Oscillating Tool Overtakes Octane and We’re Not Looking Back When you hear someone say “multi-tool”, a lot of people think back to one of the trusty Leatherman options. The combination of essential hand tools is a must-have for any outdoor adventurer. In a similar way, the Ridgid 18V Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool proves […]

All the sander types

Types of Handheld Sanders for Woodworking

I will give you this short answer first when asked about the different types of handheld sanders. Buy a random orbit sander and make it a good one. Then you can buy the other types of sanders as you need them. I have bought a lot of sanders over 30 years of woodworking. Each one […]

Review9.2(out of 10)

DeWalt 20V Max XR Brushless Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

DeWalt 20V Max Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool Makes Big Gains in PTR’s Ratings We waited months in great anticipation of testing the DeWalt 20V Max XR Brushless Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool for a couple of reasons. First, we knew it was an upgrade over the previous brushless model. Secondly, because so many of you let us know […]

Review8.2(out of 10)

Craftsman V20 Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

Craftsman Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Makes the Cut The Craftsman V20 cordless oscillating multi-tool sits at a tempting price point with a minimalist design that’s appealing to a lot of users. We tested it side by side with the best multi-tools in the industry to see if it’s a good fit for your next project. Pros […]