Buying Guides

The following page encompasses everything you need to know about finding the perfect power tool for your workshop or business. We’ll cover everything from sanders, saws, drills, grinders, joiners as well as dust extractors. We’ve created video walkthroughs for every topic to make the process as simple as possible, and you’ll also be able to find a transcript below the video if you’re after a quick skim. So what are you waiting for ? Your dream workshop is only a few clicks away!

Drilling & Fastening

Dust Extraction

drilling & fastening
dust extraction
If any tool could be said to be a must-have in everyone’s arsenal, it would certainly be a cordless drill. Perhaps one of the most versatile tools we use daily, it’s important to have the appropriate drill for your specific job. We’ll explore the differences between the various types of Festool drills.
How much time do you spend cleaning up the jobsite? Are you putting your health at risk by working in a dusty environment? The type of dust extraction system you’ll require will depend on the type of materials you’re working on, so we’ve put together a guide to take the guesswork out of finding the right extractor.
 

Grinding & Cutting

Routing & Joining

grinding & cutting
routing & joining
To round out your kit we cover concrete grinders. There are alot of applications for grinders. It could be to rejuvenate concrete. It could be to smooth concrete out. On the other hand, you might want to remove material - it could be adhesives, it could be elastic materials. We discuss the key considerations.
Routers are used for many different applications. We've got rounding, rebating, chamfering and trenching. This could be working with stairs, windows, furniture and so on. If you’re looking to round out your job and apply the finishing touches with a router, we cover the different application and buying considerations. Conversely, the type of joiner you’ll use will rely solely on the project’s application and we’ll cover that all for you too!
 

Sanding & Polishing

Sawing

sanding & polishing
sawing & oscillating
Sanders are an essential part of any workshop or travelling tool kit, so it’s important to have the right sander, for the right job. We’ll explore the different uses for a sander, pair those uses with the right type of sander, as well as the best sander pads and abrasives. Need to use a sander but the site makes for difficult application? We’ll cover that too!
No two saws are alike, so we’ve prepared the following guides to ensure you’re well equipped for your next job. We’ll explore plunge saws, circular saws and compound saws, highlighting their differences and what type of jobs they’re most suitable for.
 
 

At Festool, informative and actionable advice is paramount. We know that finding the right power tool can easily become a nightmare, especially with all the considerations we have to make. From the type of job, to the ease of application and the associated costs involved, it’s important to us that you feel confident in the buying choices you make.

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