--- layout: issue title: Festool News - Issue 8 keywords: Festool Power Tools, First Festool to Buy, Festool Dust Extractor Demonstration description: Which Festool Should You Buy First? And much more in this issue of Festool Heaven, by Highland Woodworking ---
Which Festool Should You Buy First?
First Festool purchase
When we asked this question to Steve Johnson, the Down To Earth Woodworker, he said the question sounded strange at first, but after thinking about it awhile, he came up with a surprising answer.
CLICK HERE to read Steve's recommendation
Mike Morton Demonstrates a Festool Dust Extractor in his Shop
How well does a Festool Dust Extractor keep sawdust off the floor and out of the air?
Festool Dust Extractor
Watch this short video
Festool Vac Backpack Hack
Festool Vac Backpack Hack by Steve Johnson
The CT-Sys Dust Extractor is quite portable, but our Down To Earth Woodworker friend Steve Johnson has found a nifty way to make it ergonomically even more so!
Watch this short video
The practical Festool CT-SYS Dust Vac
How Practical is the New
CT-SYS Portable Dust Vac?
Mike Morton puts the ultra-portable CT-SYS dust extractor through its paces.
Watch this 8-minute video
Dust extractor comparison chart
Too Many Dust Extractors to Choose From?
Check out this handy chart that comprehensively compares all the models in the Festool system.
Go to the chart
Festool Dust Extraction Hoses
Festool offers a wide variety of dust collection hoses to meet the needs of every shop situation and budget. Newly available is the 5-meter/16-foot length for the premium anti-static hose with power cord contained in an integral sleeve.
Festool Dust Extractor Hoses
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