Dewalt jumped right in with an impressive upgrade to their cordless woodworking arsenal, new brushless jigsaws (top handle & barrel grip) are a no brainer but also now had 5” random orbital sander, planer and trim router which we’ve found to be extremely handy cordless tools. None of these are new to the cordless world but for those on team yellow these are a very welcome addition. We are excited to get our hands on all of these, some launching pretty quickly, others early 2019. Check out the full Dewalt press release below, more info to follow!
TOWSON, MD – DEWALT announces the new 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 5-inch Random Orbit Sander (DCW210), 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Jigsaw (DCS334), and 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Router (DCW600), three new cordless woodworking tools for professional cabinet makers and installers, trim carpenters, builders and remodelers, residential painters, furniture makers, and general contractors.
Each new tool features an efficient, brushless motor that’s durable and doesn’t require brush changes. Each unit is lightweight and compact, allowing the user to get close to the work surface for controlled cuts and sanding. In addition to their ergonomic design, the tools incorporate multiple texturized rubber over-molds to provide the user with a good grip in various hand positions.
The 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 5-inch Random Orbit Sander includes key features preferred by woodworking professionals including an easy-to-reach speed control dial for quick one-handed speed adjustments, a dual sealed switch that helps to prevent dust ingestion for longer switch life, and a replaceable 8-hole hook & loop sanding pad for quick and easy paper changing. A one-handed locking dust bag features an AirLock™ connection, fitting directly on the DEWALT DWV010 and DWV012 dust collectors (sold separately).
Available in fall 2018, the 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 5-Inch Random Orbit Sander comes kitted with a 5.0Ah Battery for $249 MSRP (DCW210P1), kitted with a 2.0Ah Battery for $199 MSRP (DCW210D1), and bare for $119 MSRP (DCW210B).
The 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Jigsaw offers precise cuts, a powerful motor, as well as a variable speed trigger and variable speed dial to control the saw’s speeds. This premium saw also features a 1-inch stroke length, 4-position orbital action, a keyless lever-actuated blade release, a keyless bevel change, a LED to illuminate work surfaces, and a no-mar plastic shoe cover. In addition, an integrated dust blower provides efficient dust management.
Available in fall 2018, the 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Jigsaw comes kitted with a 5.0Ah Battery for $329 MSRP (DCS334M1) or bare for $179 MSRP (DCS334B). DEWALT will also be launching a barrel grip version in January 2019 that will be sold as a bare tool for $199 MSRP (DCS335B).
The 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Router features an all-metal motor that provides durability on the jobsite. Controlled by an electronic, variable speed motor, the router maintains speed under load. It is equipped with soft-start to minimize start up torque and an electronic brake to reduce bit coast down time when the unit is powered off. With dual-LED’s the router helps light dark work areas. Other features of the router include an adjustable quick release clamp for smooth and secure actuation, quick release tabs for simple base removal, a depth adjust ring for fast accurate depth settings, an easy-to-use spindle lock with a large button, and a 12-position ratcheting lock. The stable D-shaped base provides edge profiling and radius referencing. The router is also plunge-base compatible.
Available in spring 2019, the 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Router will be available bare for $179 MSRP (DCW600B).
The 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Jigsaw, 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 5-inch Random Orbit Sander, and 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Router each allow for a professional finish by offering speed control, low profile designs, material removal, and work surface visibility with the convenience of cordless. Each tool can also be used with a FLEXVOLT® Battery (sold separately) for extended runtime. They will come standard with a three-year limited warranty, one-year free service contract and 90-day money-back guarantee.