Power tools include tools used to drill, cut, and shape. This power tool glossary provides information about different power tools as well as links to power tool suppliers.
Visit this electric tool supplier directory for information about electric power tools and electric tool suppliers in the United States. The photo on this page depicts an electric sander.
A carpenter uses a pneumatic nail gun to put nails into plywood. The worker wears protective blue earmuffs and plastic eye protection while using electric tools, to ensure his safety during the construction process.
Cordless drills are practical and convenient for places where outlets are not readily available. Visit this site to learn about the similarities and differences between cordless and corded drills.
Drill bits are the final piece of a powered tool that cuts cylindrical holes into various materials. The bits are held in the drill, which provides torque and rotates the bits. The top part of the bit is called the shank.
A black rotary tool with a grinding stone mounted is photographed on a white background. This handy, electric tool can be used to grind, smooth, and sand metal with just the flick of a switch. Design and shape metal pieces using this equipment.
A black rotary tool with a wire brush is photographed on a white background. When the rotary tool is turned on, the stiff wire brush will turn and spin. When it comes into contact with metal, it will buff and polish the surface.
Table saws feature a circular motorized blade and are ideal for making long straight cuts. Different types of table saws include portable table saws, contractors saws, cabinet saws, and hybrid saws.
A rack of steel carbide burs, in a variety of sizes, is displayed. Place the bits in your power tool, and use them to rotate, smooth, shape, or sharpen. Used by professionals or by do-it-yourselfers, carbide burs are an important toolbox accessory.