The 2014 Capper’s Farmer holiday gift guide features new cross line lasers and a spot laser by STANLEY.
For the do-it-yourselfers on your list, one of the new lasers recently introduced by STANLEY, a world-renowned tool company, is perfect for helping to get those home improvement and miscellaneous DIY projects done in a timely and simpler fashion.
The STANLEY® Cubix™ – model STHT77340 – is a cross line laser, ideal for DIY and light residential construction. Cross line lasers are used for a variety of jobs, from leveling chair rails to hanging cabinets. The Cubix™ laser has a simple-to-use switch with only three settings; off, manual, and auto-leveling. By projecting bright horizontal and vertical lines onto flat surfaces, users can easily level what they’re installing. In the auto-leveling mode, the Cubix™ will automatically level using an internal pendulum. If the angle of the tool exceeds 5 degrees from level, the laser will shut off and an indicator will light up signaling it has exceeded the 5 degrees in which it is able to self level. The Cubix™ has up to a 40-foot range, with an accuracy of +/- 5/16 inch.
The STANLEY® Cross90™ – model STHT77341 – is also a cross line laser. It builds upon the convenience of the Cubix™ laser by projecting an additional vertical line, 90 degrees from the cross line. This 90-degree line is ideal for tile or flooring installation, and partition walls can be laid out with ease. The Cross90™ laser has up to a 50-foot range, with an accuracy of +/- 3/16 inch. It features the same simplified three-position control as the Cubix™ laser.
For more advanced applications, STANLEY® has developed the SPL3 – model STHT77342. The SPL3 is a three-beam spot laser, projecting beams up, down and horizontal. The SPL3 emits three bright, self-leveling beams to give accurate plumb and horizontal point transfer. A raised down beam allows for spot visibility when the laser is placed on the ground and alignment for wall track layout. The SPL3 spot laser provides users with a range of 100 feet, with an accuracy of +/- 1/8 inch.
The Cubix™, Cross90™, and SPL3 lasers are each sold with the QuickLink™ bracket and mounting system. The QuickLink™ is a versatile bracket that links into multiple slots on the product. The adjustable arm allows users the versatility to point the lasers in any direction. The clamp was designed to grip onto multiple surface types, including both square and round.
All three lasers feature a locking pendulum when the product is in the off position to help protect the internal components while being transported. On the Cubix™ and Cross90™ lasers, the user has the added benefit of locking the pendulum with the laser still on. This additional setting gives the user the ability to set angled lines at a preferred pitch.
Simple, accurate, and powerful, STANLEY introduces the new lightweight and compact TLM65 Laser Distance Measurer – model STHT77032. Featuring a variety of functions in an easy-to-use design, the TLM65 Laser Distance Measurer is small enough to fit in a pocket and provides a great resource for multiple trades, such as real estate agents, contractors, landscapers, painters and for do-it-yourselfers.
With its automatic calculations, the Laser Distance Measurer makes job estimates quick and easy, instantly calculating room or space square footage, volume, and more. With a range of 65 feet, the TLM65 Laser Distance Measurer is accurate to within 1/8 inch. A simple two-button design makes measuring distance, calculating square-feet and even cubic-feet quick and easy. With continuous measurement, finding your target distance is easy, fast and efficient.
All of the lasers are available at home centers nationwide, as well as online.
Need more gift ideas? The 2014 Capper’s Farmer Holiday Gift Guide has lots of great gifts for everyone on your list.
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