October 25, 2005
The Porter-Cable 310 trimmer has an adjustment ring that allows you to fine-tune the depth of cut.
Porter-Cable’s 97311 laminate trimmer features four bases and single-wrench bit changing.
The Ryobi trimmer is an inexpensive, lightweight, all-plastic unit best used for light-duty tasks.
Hitachi’s low-cost laminate trimmer is larger than most in its class.
Porter-Cable’s model No. 309 laminate trimmer has a heavy-duty design and is geared to the right-handed user.
Makita’s laminate trimmer is lightweight and has two lights to illuminate the work surface.
The DeWalt trimmer is nicely balanced, has a side switch that can be operated with one hand, and an easy-to-use fence adjustment mechanism.
Since this review, Bosch has come out with the Colt line of laminate trimmers available with and without a variable-speed motor.
The lightweight Virutex laminate trimmer features accessories such as a jig for cutting hinge and lock mortises and a fence that doubles as a circle-cutting jig.
October 1, 2005
Bosch's laminate trimmer is light weight, adjustable, setting a new standard in small routers for both furniture and cabinetmaking.
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