MOSO North America has added 1×4 to its Bamboo X-treme decking collection.
Bosch Power Tools has three new ProFactor cordless miter saws, providing users with tool options at varying price points to align their budget needs.
MOSO North America’s Bamboo X-treme Wide decking board comes in 7″ widths and offers the same performance and sustainability benefits with an increased coverage of 1-1/2″ per LF, which translates into less time and labor to complete the project.
Simpson Strong-Tie has added a new line of knee brace connectors to its Outdoor Accents Avant Collection decorative hardware line.
Nova USA Wood Products has added South Pacific redwood, also known as manilkara, to its exotic hardwood decking line. Known for its strength, durability and lustrous dark brown or reddish-brown color tones, manilkara is ideal for beautifying outdoor spaces with decking that will last for decades even under the most dramatic seasonal and climatic weather conditions. Imported from Southeast Asia, the heavy, strong hardwood offers superior resistance to fungal and insect attacks and a high-density rating of 900—1150 kg/m3 at 12% moisture content. In addition to being kiln-dried to minimize shrinkage and warping, it is Lacey Act approved and comes with a V-Legal Document license. With a 25-year warranty, it comes in 1×4, 1×6 and 5/4×6 S4SEE boards. [novausawood.com]
Vinyl Trends Inc. is introducing Decktec, reportedly the world’s fastest decking system, to the North American market. Compared to conventional deck builds, Decktec is an innovative new system that allows builders to lay decking boards in half the time. Manufactured from 100% recycled polypropylene with both fixed and removable spacers, the system also protects the joists from the elements and is suitable for all natural timbers. Fast and easy to set out, Decktec progressively straightens every board along the way, while allowing for expansion and contraction. DECKTECUSA.COM (866) 301-7833
Deck Railing Panels from Fence Quarter offer a beautiful, easy-to-install solution for homes of all sizes and styles. Their patent-pending Fail Not hardware system reportedly produces the strongest insert on the market, exceeding building code requirements by over 11 times. It is made using carbon fiber and designed to withstand temperatures in excess of 120°F. Once installed, the only component of the system that can be seen are the stainless-steel security screws. [fencequarter.com]
Milwaukee Tool has added 14 new diameters and 4 new kits to its HOLE DOZER line of carbide teeth hole saws including a 9pc large diameter kit, 10pc electrician’s kit, 12pc plumber’s kit, and a 15pc general purpose kit bringing the offering to 38 diameter sizes, 6 kits and 3 pilot bit/arbors SKUs. The carbide teeth feature a 3 TPI carbide design that allows for faster and more aggressive cuts that can cut through stainless steel, cast iron, fastener embedded wood, cement board, fiberglass, plaster, asphalt shingle and more. Deep gullets clear material fast and all-access slots provide fastest plug removal. A new slot design increases pilot visibility for accurate placement and faster chip ejection keeping the cut cool.
TimberTech has announced a new lineup of products that will be available in January. The offerings include two on-trend composite deck-board colors, French White Oak and Dark Cocoa, and a hidden fastener system to reduce installation time. The Landmark Collection–part of the TimberTech high performance capped polymer decking line–uses innovative technology to mimic the look of natural, reclaimed wood without harming the environment. New to the collection is French White Oak, a unique, light-tone board with subtly blended shades of natural oak, warm gray, and tannin. Softer tones have become a sought-after trend in indoor flooring, and French White Oak seamlessly extends those trends to the outdoor living space. [timbertech.com]