Be it an artisan or a homemaker, everyone needs to be multitasking. While a craftsman has to be proficient in grinding, scraping and polishing, some basic uses of tools also need to be learnt by all of us to execute domestic chores at a faster speed.
As far as craftsmen are concerned, multi-tools is the Most Important sole answer to their various requirements. These tools come with unique designs and flexible features. The most useful among these are the oscillating blades that are manufactured in various shapes and sizes to suit all kinds of requirements.
If you are to embark on home improvement tasks, oscillating blades will help you cater to remodeling, flooring, scraping among various other activities.
Why Best Multi Tool ?
These tools help to work with efficiency in closed areas and can help in repairing the objects quickly. Swiss Army knife is undoubtedly the most popular multi tool. It has multiple tools that are part of a compact pocket-size knife. The usual tools are knife, scissors, can opener, reamer etc.
The best thing about a Swiss knife is that it comes in handy especially when one is travelling. So, if you are willing to buy one, go for those manufactured by either, Fein MultiMate, Dremel Multimax or Bosch. There are several leading brands that sell locking blades, tools for cutting wires, pliers etc.
Points to Note
– Before you invest in multi-tools, make sure what your requirements are and accordingly select the type of blades. A variety of blades are available with a range of power and speed functions. While high power and high speed blades are always prescribed, if you don’t have very technical requirements, it is better to opt for the less powerful portable designs.
– The common kinds of blades are course-toothed, that can easily cut green wood, hack saw used for cutting metal, fine-toothed for sawing wood and plastic and knife to chop off anything and everything starting from leather and meat to fine cloth etc.
– Also, make sure that the blade patterns fit all types of models of multi-oscillating tools available in the market.
– Try to purchase the latest models which include the universal replacement blades. These blades can fit into 30 different makes and models and helps in reducing your work and effort considerably. These tools also helps save time as the work can be executed in a short span of time.
Often buyers get baffled by the variety of blades and the varying price range. Prices are usually decided based on the quality and power of the blades. If you need a long-lasting blade, go for the top brands. It might be expensive, but it would be definitely be a worthy buy. Fein Accessories are usually priced higher as compared to others.
A market survey in such cases is the best way out. It helps you better understand the difference between the features of various blades.
Originally posted 2015-08-22 15:39:49.