The “F” in Festool


A Scott Burt “From the Field” Column


Article about Festool.

Inspired by the need to maximize our efficiency during the prep stages for painting, both interior and exterior, my paint contracting company launched a round of field process upgrades in mid-2011. We started with the question of how prep work was being done, and we quickly identified weaknesses in the areas of abrasives, sanding tools, and surface/site cleanliness.

Deficiencies in equipment options for surface prep were causing an excessive amount of hand sanding to happen during prep – a great example of how equipment drives process, for better or worse…Click to read more