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Ben Moore Stain on TV

Here’s a very watchable video about prepping and staining exterior wood decks.
Sharon Grech and Cityline show prep products and talk about how to stain wood right.

Save 15% instantly on CT Dust Extractors

ct-mini-hepa-dust-extractor-583360-1Explore our line of qualifying CT Dust Extractors:

CT MINI HEPA, CT MIDI HEPA, CT 26 HEPA, CT 36 HEPA, CT 48 HEPA, CT 36 AC

Save 15% on CT Dust Extractors and related accessories

Dust extractors are the center of the Festool system. In addition to being essential for storage and mobility, our advanced dust extraction will save your health and time. Most of our CT Dust Extractors have full unit HEPA certification, meaning that you can trust them to keep your air and work area clean.

Between May 1 and June 30, you will save 15% on all CT Dust Extractors and related accessories and consumables (excluding the new CT SYS).

Talk to your preferred Festool dealer about taking advantage of this limited-time opportunity!

FESTOOL Portable HEPA Vac

Festool has come up with a walkabout vac that is fully HEPA certified. Easy to transport, it connects into the standard systainer footprint making it the easily fit in within the system. Capacity is only about 3 liters so it fits perfectly for touch up sanding and final cleanup.

Is it still paint?

Benjamin Moore’s paints question the assumptions consumers have about house paints. With new technology comes new features and benefits that were not possible 10 or 20 years ago. It is still paint, it just isn’t the paint you remember.

Graco Safety Alert

Graco has issued a safety alert for their 18v Slimline batteries found on their cordless handheld sprayers.The batteries can over heat resulting in melting, fire or explosion.

This recall is only for the 16G610 battery model for the TrueCoat Pro Fine Finish (16h240), ProShot Fine Finish (16F887), and SlimLine Battery Kit from March 2011 – March 2015.

Call 1-844-241-9499 option 1 between 7:30 am – 5:30 pm CST along with your part number and serial number. If your batteries are affected you will be shipped a replacement at no charge.

Please dispose of old batteries in accordance with local regulations or visit www.call2recycle.org for a recycling center.

Epoxy Floor Coating Problem Solving Guide by Simiron

Simiron, makers of RokRezPro epoxy floor coating has put together a nice guide for learning how to recognize and treat common epoxy floor issues . Download for HERE

Epoxy Floor Coating Problem Solving Guide topics include

  • Color Differential,
  • Fish Eye
  • Milky or Cloudy Coatings
  • Orange Peel
  • Peeling or Delamination
  • Delamination between Coats
  • Pinholes/Bubbling
  • Product Settling
  • Not Drying/Slow
  • Stains/Tire Marks
  • Sticky or Uncured Coating
  • Uneven Flake/Chip Application
  • Yellowing

New Tools for December Festool TXS Drill & Installer Set

Festool is coming out with some new tools this December. Included is the new TXS compact 10.8v drill driver and a limited time Centrotec installer kit. Like the CXS drill and all Festool products, the quality is top notch. The TXS drill is a new iteration of their CXS drill with a traditional T handle design. Advanced features like LED illumination, fuel gauge, bit storage, and removable & reversible belt clip offer everything you expect from a full-sized drill in a compact package weighing in at less than 2 lbs. The TXS is available as a basic unit or set that includes the right angle chuck.

The Festool Centrotec¬ģ System is the standard-bearer for problem-solving, precision drilling/driving solutions. This all-new 89-piece version features Robertson-style square-drive, all-new imperial brad point drill bits, socket adapters and much more.

Benjamin Moore Color of the Year

Benjamin Moore has picked their Color of the Year for 2016.

Simply White, OC-117 is a color to begin a conversation about the other colors that make up our environment. Their team of designers spent months looking over the design trends of the near future and were presented with white wherever they looked. As the contrast or as the primary color, white is simply the color of the year.

A Quick Video of NEW Festool Sanders

Festool has some really high tech new random orbit sanders coming out October first. These are a new design with brushless motors, smart electronics and improved ergonomics. Get a glance with this video released in the UK.

 

Come see them in and try them out September 24th at the Bird Road Pro Show! from 10-2. With Festool your hands will be clean enough to grab some lunch.

 

Snack for a Great Cause

20150716_154441[1] Did you know you can help me earn my own way in Scouting? My unit is participating in the Trail’s End fundraiser so that we can have an awesome Scouting experience this year. The money earned from this fundraiser helps pay for field trips, camping and adventure outings. I’ll also benefit by making new friends, and learning to live the Scout law.

To help me have an awesome Scouting experience, please consider making a purchase on my behalf by clicking my picture. There are delicious snacks to choose from, and 70% of your purchase will automatically be credited to me and my Boy Scout Council.

Thanks for your support,

James S