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The holidays will be here before you know it. Whether you’re shopping for your gifts this holiday season or making your own, the Dremel brand has all the tools you need to help you get started.
Holiday Wish List
Whether shopping for a loved one or making a wish–list of your own this holiday season, we’ve drafted a checklist of the newest and most popular Dremel products to get you started. Dremel tools make great gifts, and provide the extra inspiration needed to jumpstart a home improvement project or crafting hobby. Print the list out to take to the store with you to simplify your shopping experience. For more ideas, visit www.dremel.com.
Dremel Tool Kits
6800–01 Dremel Trio Tool Kit (new!)
Dremel Oscillating Tool
6300–05 Dremel Multi–Max™ Oscillating Tool System
8300–01 Cordless Dremel Multi–Max Oscillating
Tool System (new!)
Dremel Corded Rotary Tools
4000–3/34 Dremel 4000 Rotary Tool Kit
Dremel Cordless Rotary Tools
8200–1 Dremel Rotary Tool Kit
MM300 Dremel Multi–Max Universal Adapter (new!)
TR800 Trio Circle Cutter/ Edge Guide (new!)
MM720 Multi–Flex Detailed Cutting Accessory (new!)
MM721 Spiral blade for Multi–Flex
MM722 Saw Blade for Multi–Flex
MM385 Cutting Kit (new!)
TR407 Trio Sanding Drum Mandrel
TR561 Trio Multi–Purpose Bit (Steel)
Trio 1/8” Corner Rounding Bit & 1/4” Straight Bit (new!)
EZ541GR EZ Lock Grinding Wheel (new!)
EZ544 EZ Lock Carbide Wood Cutting Wheel (new!)
EZ545 EZ Lock Diamond Wheel (new!)
Glass Drilling Bits (new!)
What’s New at Dremel
EZ Lock™ Grinding Wheel
Dremel has introduced the new EZ541GR EZ Lock Grinding Wheel, the brand’s only rotary tool accessory designed to flush–grind a surface. The unique domed shape and extra–thick reinforced aluminum oxide material allows the newest member of the EZ Lock family to be used on either its side or face for surface grinding, sharpening, and flush–grinding. These extended capabilities can help with a number of projects including grinding on metals, castings, welded joints, rivets and rust.
Getting to Know Your Tools
Benefits of Lithium–Ion Batteries
The latest cordless tools from the Dremel brand, including the cordless Dremel Multi–Max oscillating tool, and cordless Dremel 8200 12VMax Lithium–ion, 8000 10.8V Lithium–ion and 1100 Lithium–ion Stylus rotary tools, all operate on lithium–ion batteries. As the first power tool brand to introduce a lithium–ion powered tool in North America, Dremel continues to offer the latest and greatest in battery technology. Lithium–ion batteries offer a number of advantages over traditional nickel–cadmium (Ni–Cd) batteries that users should be aware of.
Lithium–ion batteries hold their charge much longer than Ni–Cd batteries in storage. Most lithium–ion batteries used in Dremel tools hold a charge for up to two years in storage – six times longer than similar Ni–Cd batteries.
Lithium–ion batteries have no memory effects, meaning they can be recharged at any time without reducing the charge capacity or tool run time.
Tool performance is improved with lithium–ion batteries, as these batteries keep the tool operating at its full potential through their entire charge. When you use a Ni–Cd battery, battery power and consequently the maximum capacity of the tool’s speed, starts to decline from the moment you start using it.
Lithium–ion batteries are also smaller and lighter, helping the Dremel brand keep its tools lightweight and compact.
Still have questions? Contact the Dremel Experts at (800) 437–3635 Monday through Friday between 7a.m. and 6p.m. CST, or send us an e–mail.
Make a Wine Rack
Wine racks make great holiday gifts – especially when they’re handmade, one–of–a–kind and easy for the gift giver to make.
Step One: Find the wine rack pattern on the Dremel website or develop your own pattern, then mark your cut lines onto a board no thicker than 1/2–inch. Before cutting, secure the board to make sure there’s clearance between the bottom of the working bit and the top of your workbench. With your Dremel Trio set to a high speed, begin your cut using a TR563 Hard Wood/Sheet Metal Bit and firm grip for optimal control. Set the tool’s foot depth so that 1/8–inch to 1/4–inch of your cutting bit’s tip extends beyond the bottom of the work piece.
Step Two: After you’ve finished cutting, unplug your tool for a quick change to the TR432 120 Grit Sanding Band. Run your tool at medium to low speed as you sand less–than–perfect spots.
Step Three: After sanding, begin routing using a TR615 Piloted Corner Rounding Bit to dress edges. Run the Trio at a high speed and push the router bit gently to avoid diminishing its usable life and damaging your work piece. Take a few passes removing only a portion of the total amount of material you want to remove at one time.
Step Four: After routing, try sanding the wine rack’s surface with the cordless Dremel Multi–Max, MM70W Wood Sanding Paper and MM11 Hook & Loop Pad. Start with the 120–grit sanding paper and finish with 240–grit sanding paper for a smooth finish. Set the tool to a medium speed when sanding.
Dremel Stylus Giveaway
As frost carpets the ground and cold weather steadily sets in, we all tend to spend more time inside the house. If you plan on getting crafty this winter, there’s no better tool to have in your arsenal than the Dremel Stylus. Even better – you could win one for free. We’ll pick five winners at random from all respondents who correctly tell us how long the Stylus’ battery can hold a charge (Hint: check out the Stylus’ product page on Dremel.com or read the lithium–ion section above.). Send your answer in the body of an e–mail along with your name, shipping address (no P.O. boxes) and home phone number, with “Dremel Stylus” in the subject line.
Congratulations to those who participated and were named winners in the Dremel Pumpkin Carving Contest hosted in conjunction with Home Depot: Vernon Johnson, Newport News, VA; Richard Albee, Knoxville, TN; Michael Richardson, Orem, UT; Paul Fresco, New York, NY; Andy Manoloff, Elkhart, IN; Lindsay Bucholz, Cedarburg, WI; Thomas Inglesby, Chicago, IL; Gabe Sebastian, Mililani, HI; Erin Moriarty, Arlington, VA; Susan Zanella, Baldwin, MD; Brian Lawson, Portland, OR; Steve Loney, Deseronto, Ontario; Jennifer Lynn Bester, Arlington, VA; Gilbert Cantu, Corpus Christi, TX; David Harvey, Edmond, OK; Rodney Lukowski, Walpole, MA; Elizabeth Antonucci, Glenview, IL; Maria Cipriano and James Davies, Toronto, Ontario. Thanks for sharing your spooky creations; we look forward to seeing what you carve up next year!
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