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-- There’s a new breed of T-bevel available that professional woodworkers, carpenters and craftspeople—not to mention DIYers—can rely on to save time and increase accuracy. The new Digital Sliding T-Bevel (Model #828) [Patent Pending] from General Tools & Instruments (General®) takes the guesswork out of angle measurement and duplication, and eliminates the problems associated with interpreting analog readings and transferring manual measurements. The Digital Sliding T-Bevel is a 2011 Popular Mechanics Editor’s Choice Award winner. It is the newest addition to General’s family of digital layout tools, all of which were designed in-house by General’s engineering team.

The innovative Digital Sliding T-Bevel is the first and only digital T-bevel to hit the market. It is the perfect tool for measuring, storing and transferring inside and outside angles when doing fine carpentry; building cabinets, furniture and picture frames; installing tile and more. It operates as both a digital T-bevel and a protractor.

This highly accurate precision specialty tool offers easy-to-read angle measurements via a large LCD display and integrates an 8 in. stainless steel blade with a steel locking knob. The Digital T-Bevel features a resolution of +/-0.05° and can measure angles ranging from 0° to 360° in any plane to an accuracy of +/-0.3°, making it ideal for a variety of applications. The tool also features practical function buttons (zero calibration, hold/reverse, flip), auto shut-off and a two-year battery life.


General’s Family of Digital Layout Tools also includes:
5" and 10" Digital Angle Finders (Model Nos. 822 and 823)
Digital Precision Protractor (Model #1702)


See General’s Family of Layout Tools at Booth 4002 at AWFS 2011, July 20 - 23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. These precision specialty tools will be on display and available for order.


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5" and 10" Digital Angle Finders (Model Nos. 822 and 823) [Patent Pending] These two new time-saving tools easily and accurately measure inside, outside and reverse angles. Features include digital readout, twin rules graduated in inches and millimeters, reverse angle and hold buttons, and a locking knob. These ingenious tools are ideal for framing, custom furniture-building, stair and patio construction, flooring, tiling—basically all woodworking, carpentry and contractor needs in the shop or in the field.

Digital Precision Protractor (Model #1702) [Patent Pending] This improved tool displays absolute and relative angle measurements in a large, easy-to-read LCD window, making it ideal for work involving crown moldings, cabinetry, counters, staircases, roofs, windows and flooring. It features a 6 in. (150mm) stainless steel pivoting arm with a knurled locking nut, along with zero calibration and hold/reverse buttons. The display can be inverted easily for reading when the tool is upside down.

About General Tools & Instruments
Headquartered in New York City for nearly 90 years, General Tools & Instruments is the market leader in precision specialty hand tools. Its recent product developments and corporate acquisitions have expanded General’s product line to include over 1,500 precision tools and hand-held instruments. This vast array of products is widely used by contractors, woodworkers, electricians, plumbers and professionals in industrial maintenance, HVACR, occupational health and safety, and home inspection as well as DIYers and hobbyists. To learn more about General Tools & Instruments and its products, visit www.generaltools.com or call Customer Support at 1-800-697-8665.


Digital Sliding T-Bevel joins family of Digital Layout Tools

Digital Sliding T-Bevel joins family of Digital Layout Tools

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