These are tools used for cutting roofing slate and other shingles. Several of the cutter's detailed descriptions include video demonstrations.
Our best all-around slate cutter - professional’s choice. If you are going to have one cutter, buy this one. Finally a slate cutter that will cut both concave and convex curves (remove the side supports first) and can be used standing up, without a base. This is a great all-around slate cutter based on an improved version of the old classic Pearson design.
Model 111-AJCSC - A good all-around slate cutter. Will make cutting standard thickness slate (3/16 inches to 1/4 inches) an easy job.
Model 95-A - Popular and durable, 25 inches long, 5 pounds, 4 inch blade length. Excellent ”bite” on the toughest slate varieties up to 3/8” thick. Improved! Now with fortified handle where you hit it with a hammer to punch slates. You can mount this cutter on a board.
This is a copy of an old slate cutter that's hard to come by. It's heavy-duty and will last a lifetime. This is a professional tool that will make you the envy of slaters far and wide. It has a removable heat-treated punch. 22 inch overall length, 9 lbs, 8 inch cutting blade, will cut up to 3/8 inch thick roofing slates.
This is a high-quality German-made, professional hand held slate cutter. Cut slate with the hole punch down to leave a chamfered edge. Cut slate or fiber cement shingles with the hole punch up to leave a straight edge. In France and Germany, roofing slates are typically thinner than what we use here in the USA. Hand-held slate cutters such as the Freund Mastercut are popular there for that reason. This cutter is not easy to use on thicker slates. If you want to cut standard 1/4 inch thick American slates, use one of the other slate cutters that has a long handle.
HAND HELD CUTTER (without punch) - Some guys swear by these hand-held cutters. Commonly used in Europe. Made in France.
This convenient hand held French cutter with hardened steel blade can be used for cutting and trimming natural slate or cement fiber shingles to a nice chamfered edge. The tool is spring loaded and fitted with plastic handle grips. Made in France.
Make your power drill a powerful slate-cutting shear! The Malco Turboshear Model TSNS1 quickly inserts into the chuck of most corded or cordless drills. This versatile and “portable” TurboShear requires less force than other slate-cutting methods.
This one-hand operation accessory quickly inserts into the chuck of a corded or cordless drill to make clean straight, circular or square cuts in asphalt shingles. A sleek, lightweight aluminum cast shear head and molded drill clamp allow maximum portability and ease to go wherever the work is. Lightweight shear head for easy one-hand control. Telescoping clamp fits large or small drill housing. Made in the USA.TSS1 - The Turboshear is rated to cut up to 1/2 inch (13mm) of asphalt shingles.
DRILL NOT INCLUDED
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- Fits cordless drills
- Cuts straight and left
- Telescoping drill clamp
- Wide Jaw opening
- Long lasting blades
- Easy blade replacement
This high speed pneumatic TurboShear Model TSS1A is specialized for cutting all types of asphalt shingles. A standard gas powered job-site compressor with 50-foot (15.24 m) hose set-up is adequate to power this versatile air tool. Make fast, clean, straight trim cuts along a roof valley, or make square cuts and circles in shingles with equal precision and ease to fit around utility outlets.COMPRESSOR NOT INCLUDED
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