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Dremel 4200 Applications

General Applications

  • Cut
  • Sand
  • Clean
  • Polish
  • Grind
  • Sharpen
  • Rout
  • Carve
  • Engrave

Home Improvement and Repair

  • Cut metal brackets for mailboxes, metal fencing material, gate hardware
  • Cut aluminum gutters and downspouts during installation and repair
  • Sharpen lawn mower blades, chainsaws, garden shears and garden tools
  • Grind a strike plate for door installation and repair
  • Sand dings out of antique wooden furniture
  • Remove paint drips from window sills
  • Cut through misplaced bolts, nails or screws
  • Replace and repair PVC, copper and stainless steel faucets and pipes
  • Clean rust off of patio furniture
  • Rout a groove in molding to hide cords
  • Cut wire closet shelving
  • Clean a car battery connector, corroded battery or polish an exterior ding
  • Repair hull blisters on boats
  • Cut floor tile
  • Cut through laminate countertops to install a new sink
  • Remove grout
  • Notch swing-set, shorten swing-set bolts and shorten swing-set chains


  • Create a nameplate for a toy box, desk or wall hanging
  • Create a trivet
  • Create decorative cabinet trim
  • Restore a damaged chair
  • Create wall carvings or figurines
  • Sanding in tight corners
  • Removing paint
  • Contour sanding


  • Engrave a glass ornament, vase or drinking glass
  • Cut, sand and engrave model cars, trains, planes and boats
  • Mod computer casing
  • Etch glass doors or tables
  • Create napkin rings out of mini terra cotta pots
  • Create a custom metal candle-holder
  • Cut egg shells for seasonal egg decorations
  • Make a wooden bracelet
  • Engrave stones for backyard pet burials
  • Create terra cotta luminaries
  • Make a wood or gourd birdhouse
  • Drill beads for jewelry-making
  • Make a key rack
  • Cut pegboard for shelving


  • Hard and soft wood
  • Laminates
  • Plastics
  • Grout
  • Adhesives
  • Acrylic
  • Soft metals
  • Glass
  • Windows and doors
  • Hardware
  • Cabinets
  • Countertop

High-performance attachments

The 4200 has the increased capacity to use the Dremel high-performance attachments 678 Circle Cutter and the 565 Cutting Guide for added cutting and planing applications.


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Editor’s Note: Dremel® is a registered brand name and is used as an adjective to describe the products made by the Dremel brand.


Allison Bradley, Olson PR

John Hauter, Dremel