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PB: Contractor Supply

Hand Tools: The "Perfect Butt" Profile Scriber from M.POWER Originally designed for kitchen layout crews in the UK, the Perfect Butt Profile Scriber takes the guess work out of accurately profile scribing countertops, saving considerable time in the process. The usual make-shift tool for parallel scribing was a pencil stuck

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PB: Canadian Woodworking

Originally designed for kitchen fitters in the UK, the Perfect Butt takes the guesswork out of accurately profile scribing worktops into their locale, saving considerable time in the process. The usual makeshift tool for parallel scribing was a pencil stuck at one end of a block of wood that was

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FLTS: American Woodwork Magazine

"Handy Drafter" The Flat Lying Trammel Set from M.Power Tools is a simple design that’s quite useful for layouts. It’s comprised of two heads that attach to any standard metal ruler or square. The ruler stays in a horizontal position, making it easier to draw circles and straight lines. It’s

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FLTS: Canadian Woodworking

"Flat Lying Trammel Set *" Trammel points are a great tool for marking circles of all sizes but they normally have one flaw. In order to ensure that the circle is a perfect radius you really have to focus on keeping the points perpendicular to the surface that you are

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FLTS: Family Handyman

"Make a circle with your square" Most construction tasks consist of a series of straight lines, but occasionally you run into a situation that requires an arc or a circle. A trammel is usually the best tool for the job, but there’s only so much room in your toolbox. M.Power

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FLTS: Popular Woodworking Editor’s Blog

"Going Around in Circles – The Good Way " I work among a group of tool addicts, and I fit right in because I am one too. My tool dependency manifests itself in a couple of ways; I hoard the wrenches for routers, but the real monkey on my back

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FLTS: Tool Snob

M.Power, the makers of the inventive and effective little scribing tool that we reviewed a bit ago, have a new trammel set that can be used for more than just marking circles and arcs. These trammel heads can accept both a pencil or an included steel pivot point (or a

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FLTS: Woodcarving Illustrated

M Power’s flat lying trammel set (FLTS) makes marking your carving a snap. The locking trammels securely hold a pencil and attach to any ruler, making it easy to go from drawing centerlines on a carving to marking in a chip carving grid. The FLTS is based on M Power’s

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FLTS: This Old

A Trammel Set is a clip on compass for drawing circles. This Set manufactured by M Power is a "Flat lying" set for drawing and cutting circles. Simply clip the set onto your metal rule to lay out any size circle. We tried it on a 4' long 2" rule,

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PB: American Woodworker

Easy Scribed Joints DON'T LAUGH - we're fascinated by a new tool called the Perfect Butt. That's butt as in "butt joint," and this new scribing tool truly is darned near perfect. The Perfect Butt is based on an old idea: To scribe a cabinet to fit against an uneven

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PB: Australian Woodworker

The manufacturers of the Flat Lying Trammel Set (which was reviewed in A WW # 149) have released a Profile Scriber. As with its other products, M-Power seeks to develop handtools that make common tasks easier. When mating a board to an uneven surface, the standard method is to draw

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PB: ToolSnob

M.Power Perfect Butt Profile Scriber - Review If there ever was a tool with a catchy name... There are a couple of ways to scribe something. Most people seem to use dividers, but we gave those up years ago in favor of any little scrap of wood that's handy. M.Power

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PB: Tools of the Trade

Most carpenters scribe with a compass or a small block of wood. That works fine but requires a practiced hand to keep the pencil line parallel to the scribed surface. The M.Power Perfect Butt Profile Scriber makes the task easier. It's basically a pencil sheath with a freely moving wheel

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PB: Toolmonger

Searching for this tool on the internet might land you at sites that could generate marital strife, but finding it is worth the risk. Unfortunate name aside, the M.Power Perfect Butt profile scriber will accurately scribe any piece where you desire a gap-less butt joint. For instance, while installing your

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CRB7: This Old Workshop

Professional Review by The Old Dwarf When we first received a CRB7 Daniel and I worked the tool out a great deal and Daniel wrote a great review of the M Power CRB7. About a year later the CRB7 MKII was released and it actually fit more routers than the

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CRB7: Canadian Woodworking

MPOWER Tools is a British company that has developed a unique line of woodworking accessories, including marking and measuring tools, a sharpening system, a vacuum clamping system, and a rather unique routing system designed to produce accurate grooves, dados, mortises, arcs, and circles, and to facilitate edge routing and trimming.

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CRB7: Popular Woodworking Magazine

Combination Router Base CRB7 Mk1 M-Power Tools offers an aftermarket router base that offers a number of features at the very reasonable price of about $90. It can be mounted to any router that has 5/16?-diameter edge-guide holes spaced between 35/64?and 51/8?. One key feature is an indexed micro-adjusting wheel

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CRB7: American Woodworker Magazine

Combination Router Base CRB7 Mk3A router base can be nothing more than just that: a base. Or, as in the case of the CRB7 MKIII kit from M.Power, it can be outfitted to help your router perform a multitude of other functions.The CRB7 router base has been around a while,

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CRB7: Tools of the Trade

title="M-Power Combination Router Base MK3" /> M-Power is a British company that has developed a unique line of woodworking accessories, including marking and measuring tools, a sharpening system, a vacuum clamping system, and a rather unique routing system designed to produce accurate grooves, dados, mortises, arcs, and circles, and to

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CRB7: Fine Woodworking

Combination Router Base CRB7 Mk3 The M.POWER router base attaches to a router with two rods, just like many edge guides. But that’s where the similarities end. The multi-function base can be configured to rout arcs, small and large circles, and both centered and off-center mortises. For edge-routing, the base

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CRB7: Shopnotes

Combination Router Base CRB7 Mk3 No other tool in the shop can perform as many functions as a router. So when an accessory comes around that makes my router more accurate or provides even more functionality, I take notice. The combination router base by M.Power does a great job. OVERVIEW

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CRB7: Toms WorkBench

COMBINATION ROUTER BASE MK1 - MY ROUTER MPOWERED A router is the Swiss Army Knife of the workshop. It can cut dovetails and box joints. Dadoes and rabbets. It can excavate a mortise and cut the tenon to fit. And, that’s without even looking at decorative edges. Some of these

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CRB7: A site about nothing

The MPower CRB7 Router Jig This year I decided to do more with my router. The first step was to acquire a book many consider to be the "router bible": Woodworking with the Router, by Bill Hylton. I haven't had time to read it yet but it looks terrific. Shortly

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CRB7: Woodworkers Journal

Professional ReviewSador Nagyszalanczy Combination Router Base CRB7 Most router junkies I known (myself included) aren't happy unless they have a screaming router in their hands that's shooting out shavings faster than a pro ballplayer spits chewin' tobacco. But as useful as these tools are on their own, you'll get a

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