"Manufacturer of drill for woodworking Outillage Nourrisson Claude has acquired German rival Miebach"…read more
BBI - February 2013
"By acquiring the German manufacturer Colt Riss Industry consolidates its strategy based on the manufacture of tools for wood in France and acquire new skills" ...
Colt and riss was at the International Hardware Fair Cologne to show their new products
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR VISITING…read more
"It´s hard to imagine that someone today could come up with a better Forstner bit
they were first invented in 1874.
Mark Baker tests these new drill bits which are perfect for pen turners
These Colt pen drill bits are specifically designed to drill accurate hole in end-grain as well as acrylic pen blanks. The parabolic flute is purported to clear the chips quickly and prevents chip burn.
"Sometimes it's worth paying extra for drill bits and Forstners" says Nick Gibbs.
You can have the best drill press in the world, but it's relegated to the also-rans by using an ordinary bit. We all get tempted by huge packs of various bits, only to discover they're not much cop.
Colt Maxicut Forstner bits
Mark Baker looks at this new-style Forstner bit and extension shank system and finds it to be excellent.
I'm not sure how many times the Forstner bit can be reinvented, but let's try at least one more time. Touting several improvements over other Forstner bits, the Maxicut Forstner bits made by Horst Miebach in Germany ar sold under the Colt Brand.…read more
New Forstner Bits defy the laws of physics.
It's hard to imagine that someone today could come up with a better Forstner bit - they were first patented in 1874. But today we used a new Forstner from a German company called Horst Miebach that chewed through wood like nothing i've ever seen.
Before I started this magazine, I saw tools as things that came in boxes. But during the last 12 years, my view has changed. I now see tools as triumphs of marketing, engineering or both.…read more