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Circular saw is versatile

DEWALT® has added the 20V MAX XR 7 1/4-inch Circular Saw to its line of 20V MAX products. A brushless motor provides power and durability while the saw's large blade and 2 9/16-inch cut capacity is said to be ideal in a variety of professional applications, including interior and exterior trim materials, plywood, hardwoods and flooring. The 20V MAX XR 7 1/4-inch Circular Saw also features an electronic brake to stop the blade after the trigger is released, lower guard design said to reduce guard hang-ups, LED light for enhanced visibility, bevel capacity up to 57 degrees and durable high-grade aluminum base for smooth cuts.

Wrist lanyards tether tools

Gear Keeper has introduced its TL1-2007 and TL1-2008 Deluxe Wrist Lanyards. Designed to eliminate the danger of tools dropped from heights, the wrist lanyards feature nylon webbing Velcro wrist attachment straps capable of holding tools up to 5 pounds. The wrist lanyards' Quick Connect tool attachment to connect devices reportedly enables secure connection and disconnection of tools. The TL1-2007 and TL1-2008 Deluxe Wrist Lanyards also have side-release disconnect barrel locks with a 10-inch extended length. The wrist lanyards are available in safety orange.