Porter-Cable reviews

Stanley Black and Decker 2013 New Product Media Event

Stanley Black and Decker 2013 New Product Media Event This year’s New Product Media Event, held at the Westin New York at Times Square, featured Stanley Black and Decker’s professional and prosumer tool lines from your classic Stanley products to the premier DEWALT tools. Spanning two days, construction and woodworking professionals from writers and editors […]

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Porter-Cable Introduces 20 Volt Lithium Ion Drill/Driver and Impact Driver

Porter-Cable Joins the 20 Volt Game It seemed like only a matter of time for the Porter-Cable team to adopt the popular new 20 Volt line that DEWALT has been so successful with over the last year. Today Porter-Cable announced their entry into the newly improved battery design with two new tools including a drill/driver […]

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PORTER CABLE ¼-inch Hex 4.3-Amp Electric Impact Driver

PORTER CABLE ¼-inch Hex 4.3-Amp Electric Impact Driver  (PCE201) The PORTER CABLE ¼-inch Hex 4.3-Amp electric impact driver was designed for guys that are using an impact driver all day long and can’t deal with cordless impacts and the subsequent battery changes – guys like deck builders, steel roofing installers, manufacturing and other tradesmen who install fasteners […]

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Shop Made Tools: Router Table

Shop Made Tools: Router Table In the review of the RIDGID R4512 Table Saw I mentioned that I had built a lot of jigs and accessories. The first one I built was an extension table to fit between the fence rails. RIDGID even includes the screws and washers to mount the table. In this article […]

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Porter-Cable Offers New More Powerful 3.0 Amp Oscillating Multi-Tool

TOWSON, Md. (August 28, 2012) – PORTER-CABLE announces the launch of its new, corded oscillating multi-tool kit (PCE605K), which includes a 3.0 amp motor for power and durability on the jobsite. This model delivers the performance needed for tough applications, including cutting, sanding, scraping and grinding. “The new oscillating tool is right in line with […]

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Porter-Cable 18 Volt Lithium Ion Drill/Driver Review

18 Volt Lithium Ion Drill/Driver – Porter-Cable Model PCL180CDK-2 Earlier last Fall Porter-Cable introduced several new tools including a Compact 18 volt Drill/Driver, Model PCL180CDK-2. They sent us this new drill/driver to test and evaluate which we’ve been doing in our new workshop. Below are my thoughts on this delightful new offering from Porter-Cable. Features […]

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Porter-Cable Announces New Hammerdrill and Small Angle Grinder

7 AMP 1/2-inch Two-Speed Hammerdrill (PC70THD) and 7 AMP 4 1/2-inch Small Angle Grinder TOWSON, Md. (Sept. 27, 2011) – PORTER-CABLE announces the launch of two new corded products ― a 7 AMP 1/2-inch two-speed hammerdrill (PC70THD) and a 7 AMP 4 1/2-inch small angle grinder/cut-off tool (PC60TPAG). Both the hammerdrill and small angle grinder […]

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Porter-Cable 18 Volt Two-Speed Close Quarters Drill (PCC520B) Preview

Porter-Cable PCC520B Close Quarters Drill TOWSON, Md. (Sept. 22, 2011) – PORTER-CABLE announces the launch of its new 18 Volt Two-Speed Close Quarters Drill (PCC520B), which was created for use in confined spaces and offers balance, ergonomics, control and versatility. Ideal for contractors, plumbers, electricians and cabinetmakers, the PCC520B delivers quality, durability and a compact […]

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PORTER-CABLE® Compact Trim Compressor Review – Model C1010

Porter-Cable C1010 Compact, Low-Noise, Trim Compressor Recently Porter-Cable introduced a new compact, low-noise, trim compressor to it’s line of pneumatic tools. The Model C1010 was introduced back in June and we’ve been testing it for a couple months now. Quiet, portable trim compressors are perfect for doing small jobs like cabinet trim, punch list work […]

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PORTER-CABLE® Launches Infrared Thermometers

TOWSON, Md. (Sept. 20, 2011) – PORTER-CABLE announces the launch of two new groundbreaking Infrared Thermometers, including the PCC581B that is compatible with 18 Volt PORTER-CABLE Lithium Ion or NiCd batteries, and the PCC582B that is compatible with standard 9 Volt alkaline batteries. The thermometers incorporate an innovative temperature indicator beam specifically designed to provide […]

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