RARE 2008 CT - 16 Palm Brace
Item History and Pricing
|Modified Item: No||Original/Reproduction: Contemporary Original|
|Country/Region of Manufacture: United States||Brand: Bridge City Tool Works|
The CT-16 Palm Brace chucks 1/4 " hex shank bits, is precision crafted from steel, stainless steel and aluminum. The swing handle, chuck housing and top knob are black chromed, a unique combination of form and finish that celebrates our woodworking heritage and a new visual aesthetic only possible with modern processes. It is a stunningly beautiful tool that you will cherish wit...h each use. The overall height of the CT-16 is 8-1/2". There is a 2-1/4" radius swing. Most of the small holes needed in project construction do not require a drill press or powered hand drills. In fact, as many know, these tools make it easy to drill past your intent. Combine the CT-16 Palm Brace with our DJ-1 Drilling Jig and you can achieve accuracy that in many cases surpasses that of a drill press—all without a single volt of electricity.
The CT-16 is without question the finest screwdriver we have ever used and it is particularly beneficial when inserting brass screws—you can precisely keep the bit where it belongs while feeling the exact torque to avoid trashing or twisting off the head of the screw. Drilling is remarkably fast and the bits are all positive locked in the chuck while exiting a hole. We have available all the common screwdriver bits, countersink bits, tapered bits, twist drills and brad point drills, self-centering bits for hinge installations and a countersink.We guarantee that the CT-16 will be one of those tools that you feel compelled to show your woodworking friends. It works extraordinarily well and has a charm that is hard to match—and is a perfect candidate for our special Commemorative series of tools. There are many bits available today that will fit in the CT-16 and we selected 60 bit assortment, all made in America, that will address 99% of your needs within the capacity of this gorgeous tool. They were available as a seperate and optional Drill and Driver complete set.This tool was produced in 2008 and was only made once. John Economaki, the designer and founder of Bridge City Tool Works once commented that this tool was the biggest mistake of his career. "I should have never made this a one-time Commemorative Tool, we could have sold thousands of these over the years.This unit is new, however there is no box or literature.
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