ETSC 125 Cordless Hybrid Sander and CT Dust Extractor Technology are among Editors’ Best Tools of the Year
Festool has just won two This Old House (TOH) Top 20 Best Tools of the Year awards. Both the ETSC 125 Cordless Hybrid Sander and CT Dust Extractor Bluetooth® Module with Remote Control were chosen by TOH as among this year’s 20 honorees and will appear in the January/February issue of This Old House magazine. Curated by This Old Housemagazine’s editors after months of research, review, testing, and input from industry pros, The TOH Top 20 Best Tools of the Year list includes products that stand out for their innovative and practical solutions to everyday problems.
In naming the ETSC 125 Cordless Hybrid Sander to the TOH Top 20 Tools list, This Old House stated that, “Its 18-volt battery can power a 5-inch disk for 30 minutes on a single charge. For longer run times, just plug in the corded adapter. The pad spins at 10,000 rpm with tiny 2-millimeter orbits, perfect for smoothing finishes.”
The ETSC 125 Cordless Sander lets users transition from corded to cordless without compromising performance and is balanced with a unique ergonomic battery for optimum performance and handling.
For the CT Dust Extractor Bluetooth® Module with Remote Control, TOH editors said, “With this two-piece upgrade kit, a Festool CT-model dust extractor automatically turns on when you fire up a Bluetooth-compatible cordless (Festool) tool. But even if you’re using a noncompatible cordless tool, you can still operate the CT vac remotely with the new push-button module fitted on the hose.”
The combination of Bluetooth® module on the CT Dust Extractor and remote control on the extractor hose allows users to simply start the dust extraction from the hose, without having to walk back to the extractor itself. The Bluetooth® module on the CT Dust Extractor communicates with the Festool Bluetooth® battery packs on its cordless tools. Allowing for automatic tool starts even when working without power cords.
“We are extremely pleased about the recognition from This Old House”, says Aaron Brading, Chief Sales Officer at Festool USA. “At Festool, everything we design and manufacture is focused on providing craftspeople with a better, more efficient way to work.
About This Old House
This Old House Ventures, LLC is America’s No. 1 multi-platform home-enthusiast brand, providing trusted information and expert advice through its award-winning television shows, This Old House and Ask This Old House, its highly regarded and award-winning This Old House magazine, and its inspiration- and information-driven digital properties, including thisoldhouse.com and house.one. Established as This Old House Ventures, LLC, the company is headquartered in Stamford, CT, with offices in New York, Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Toronto, and Concord, MA.
About Festool USA
Founded in Germany in 1925, Festool is known for its innovative, precision-engineered power tool solutions. Based in Lebanon, IN, Festool USA offers a comprehensive lineup of power tools and system accessories, designed to boost productivity through efficiency and high performance. For more information, visit www.festoolusa.com or www.festoolcanada.com.
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