A tool designed for multiple applications is otherwise known as a ‘Multi Tool’ or ‘Oscillating Tool,’ and it makes the perfect companion in everyone’s tool box.
Popular with the hobbyist, being equipped with a dewalt multi-tool gives the user a lot greater scope to work on several different small applications by changing round the accessories to suit the task in hand. This could mean up-cycling furniture, renovating a bathroom, or simply sanding flooring
It’s not just DIY market this tool attracts, versatility is essential to any trade and multi-tools offer a flexible avenue to complete a variety of jobs, including scraping, cutting and even grinding.
Our DeWalt DCS355D2 is a 300w 18v XR Brushless multi tool. It forms part of a kit to offer excellent value for money with over 35 accessories, along with 2 batteries and a charger. A brushless motor drives the tool and delivers 57% more run time than the older-style brushed motor.
Worth highlighting is that this product is a cordless multi-tool. Having the freedom to move around the application is of huge benefit to the user. Historically multi-tools have played an important role in the carpenter’s tool kit. In a workshop with several other pieces of work, the DCS355D2 can be easily transferred and hanging cables are a thing of the past, no longer resting on fresh varnish or getting in the way.
Designed with the DeWalt quick change accessory system, this allows the user to swap blades and attachments fast and safely without using any other tools. When time is money, being able to start the next job at the switch of an accessory is a fundamental feature.
A corded version of the multi tool is slightly lower on price point yet still packs the same 300w punch as the cordless multi tool. DWE315KT is available in 2 standard voltages and is sold with a 37 piece accessory set and TSTAK kit box.
Whilst there is a power cord, using mains power can have its advantages too, as no time will be lost in battery charging, plus, without the battery attached this tool it is also marginally lighter to hold.
Sanding sheets in various grades are a valuable accessory to own, as they prepare you for all eventualities and can eve help improve your finish, by working in stages, and sanding down to the right grade without taking off too much. Complete with 25 sheets, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
The accessory packs that come with these tools are to be regarded as a starter-kit. Some of these you may use a lot whilst other you may not touch, but it’s important to note that owning a dewalt multi tool doesn’t necessary mean you’re limited to the blades and attachments provided. Within our power tools accessories, you’ll be sure to find an even greater choice.