In this video, we'll go through the various features and functions of the TS 55 REQ Track Saw as well as setup and calibration. Also covered are some of the more popular accessories.
Professional trim carpenter, Dan Rush, and the merits of the Festool Track Saw System
Published on May 14, 2013: Dan Rush is a professional trim carpenter, specializing in cabinet installs, in the Chicago area. In this video he talks about how Festool has significantly increased his efficiency, added organization, and impressed his clients.
Jory Brigham, a custom furniture maker, talks about how Festool power tools integrates into his shop and improves production, the quality of his products and helps with dust collection. In particular, the Festool TS track saw is a tool that really makes a difference over other traditional options, like a table saw. Jory takes a lot of personal pride in his workmanship and the quality of the end product for his clients. Festool allows him to achieve the caliber of woodworking that he and his clients demand.
Festool Parallel Guides — making repetitive cuts with a track saw
The Parallel guide system from Festool is perfect for cutting sheet goods down to precise size, saving time, energy and material waste. The Parallel guide set is the perfect complement for the Festool TS 55 or TS 75 Plunge cut saws.
Festool MFT/3 Multi-Function Table
A stable workbench is critical to most, if not all, cutting operations and assembly work. The inability to move the workbench from the shop to the site can be limiting. The MFT/3 multifunction table system is a versatile, flexible, and economical solution,
enabling you to achieve the same level of precision, regardless of location.
How to Set Up and Calibrate your Festool MFT/3 Multifunction Table
Published on May 15, 2013: Adding to our growing number of educational videos, Gregory Paolini goes through the process of setting up your new MFT/3 table from start to finish.
Festool CMS Router Table Overview: PART 1
From DaveReinholdTV: This is the first part of the Festool CMS router table videos. Make sure you subscribe and stay tuned for more, where I actually use the table....
Creating a Tapered Porch Column using a Track Saw by Mike Sloggatt
In this video, Mike demonstrates how easy it is to create a tapered porch column quickly and easily using the Festool TS 55 REQ Track Saw. This method replaces the need for custom table saw jigs and other unsafe or more difficult methods. The TS 55 REQ produces ultra-straight, splinter-free cuts in seconds without the need to struggle with large sheet goods and a table saw. Mike completes assembly using the Festool Domino joiner for quick, easy mortise and tenon joints.
Festool SYS-Roll Overview
From DaveReinholdTV: If you a carpenter on the go that has a nice arsenal of Festools then you need to check out the Sys-roll. Weighing in at 14.3lb and with a capacity of 220lbs the Sys-roll allows me to quickly get all the tools I need into the job site in one trip. Integrated storage secures small parts essential to the task at hand, reinforced risers tackle stairs with ease, and large, locking casters make sure your stack stays put.
Festool Pocket Stickfix Overview
From DaveReinholdTV: The Festool pocket stickfix is a hand sanding block with StickFix hook and loop for quick and easy abrasive change. Convenient for touch ups and knocking down sharp edges or corner.
1925—1933 Foundation of the Company by Fezer & Stoll
The first transportable chainsaw quickly takes over the market, until then manual work at site. A sign of trust: The brand Festo is introduced 1933. Watch these guys fire up an original Festo and test it out!