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Anyone have or used a Dremel Trio? put down laminate floor?

Posted by desertsteph (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 7, 11 at 21:40

if you have or have used a Dremel trio - the saw part - what do you think of it? powerful enough to use to cut around door area? heat register cut outs?

I've watch many videos on youtube - it looks easy enough but that's not real life either...

my friend has a small jig saw (table type) that i can use if he finds it still works... otherwise I'll have to buy a tool to do this. the Dremel looks to be one that can be used for numerous things down the road also.


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RE: Anyone have or used a Dremel Trio? put down laminate floor?

I should have added that I've been looking at the MAX version.


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RE: Anyone have or used a Dremel Trio? put down laminate floor?

I bet it is. I have a Harbor Freight multi-tool (which is similar to the multi-max), and used this plunge blade to cut the baseboard when I moved the sheetrock and added the cabinet to the garage. It is very smooth compared to a jig saw and very precise.

If you haven't bought one yet, look at Harbor Freight. They have their good one on sale now for $50 and the one speed (the one I have) will be on black Friday for $20.


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RE: Anyone have or used a Dremel Trio? put down laminate floor?

Variable multi tool here too. They are on sale at harbor friight. Have a dremel with all needed, but the multi tool is easier to handle for what you are after. And I have found a ton of uses for it, beyond the norm.

Link of sale. There is a video also. If you have a store near you I would buy it there. HF seems to have high shipping costs.

Here is a link that might be useful: Multi-tool


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RE: Anyone have or used a Dremel Trio? put down laminate floor?

great news! we have one of those stores over in the little town I go to do laundry. will check it out later this week.

the dremel is about 99.00 and comes with a few attachments. it's attachments are more $s than the habor freight one when bought individually.

if it will get me thru 6 floor registers and doorways, I'll be happy!

that store also has a small automatic nailer for about 40.00. I'll check with them to see if that would work to attach new baseboards. if so, that'd be super also!

thx gals! I'll feel more comfy only plunking down 50.00 (plus for a few blades) and knowing it'll be able to do what I need it to do.


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RE: Anyone have or used a Dremel Trio? put down laminate floor?

Oh boy, that tool looks fascinating. When is the sale on?
My DH says that the Chicago Tools brand is outstanding, and was very pleased when I got him one of their products.

I have an old old Dremel, and it is good for fiddling work, but do not think it would alter anything with home building projects such as you propose, Steph.

I really want a NAIL GUN, they are so neat, but, at this point I cannot buy anything requiring delivery. Not with UPS requiring a signature! What a pain. But we do shop at the local HF in Mobile, if they have the products in stock.

One nice thing, DH is taking his large air compressor south to Alabama, and I'll be able to air blast the floors of the Teahouse clean, without sweeping them. Oh lalalalala.

Steph, I'm sure that a Chicago Tool product will do a lot more than 6 floor registers and keep on trucking.


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RE: Anyone have or used a Dremel Trio? put down laminate floor?

I have heard pros and cons on nailers from HF. We have a Senco finish nail gun and either need to replace the o-rings or get a new gun. I'm for repairing what we have. I miss having it and didn't even realize I used it so much.


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RE: Anyone have or used a Dremel Trio? put down laminate floor?