About Our Power Tools

Here at Champions, we carry a comprehensive range of power tools and electric kit from brands such as DeWalt, Makita, Paslode, Evolution and others ranging from impact drivers to laser levels to Bluetooth radios. All the power tools you could possibly need all in one place, and of course all at competitive prices. Make sure you’ve got the right tools for the job with our selection of top industry standard power tools. Choose from a range of high-performance grinders, drills, saws and much more to help you get the job done accurately and efficiently.

What is a Combi Drill?

The toolbox staple of any trade is the cordless combi drill, allowing you to move freely around your home or job site. Whether you are a professional or casual user, with the correct accessory they allow you to complete a variety of tasks without having to switch between tools, such as drilling holes into wood, metal or masonry and driving in screws. Available in a range of voltages and battery capacities from brands you know and trust. The higher the voltage the more powerful the tool will be, giving you more torque strength and the bigger the battery Ah number, the longer your combi drill will run for without needing to charge it back up.

Do I need both a Combi Drill and an Impact driver?

In an ideal world, you should have both tools so you have the best tool for all drilling and driving applications. This also gives you the ability to use the drill for pilot holes and use the impact driver to sink fasteners. Since you don't have to switch bits for each fastener, you're much more productive.

What is an Impact Driver?

A manual impact driver is a tool that delivers a strong, sudden rotational force and forwards thrust when struck on the back with a hammer. It is often used by mechanics to loosen larger screws and nuts that are corrosively "frozen" or over-torqued.

What is the main purpose of a Disc Sander?

The Disk Sander is used to smooth materials such as woods and plastics. It is also used to remove small amounts of waste material. It is a dangerous machine if safety is ignored.

What is the purpose of a Belt Sander?

A belt sander or strip sander is a sander used in shaping and finishing wood and other materials. It consists of an electric motor that turns a pair of drums on which a continuous loop of sandpaper is mounted.

What is a Palm Sander used for?

Choose a Palm Sander if you require a tool in sanding a finished work. If you are done making a piece of small furniture that you are not planning to paint, this one is the ideal tool for you. It is also suitable for sanding edges, which is one of the advantages of its relatively compact design as well.

What is an Angle Grinder?

An angle grinder is a handheld power tool that can be used for a variety of metal fabrication jobs that include cutting, grinding, deburring, finishing and polishing. The most common types of angle grinders are powered by electricity; either corded or battery-powered.

What are Circular Saws used for?

A circular saw is a tool for cutting many materials such as wood, masonry, plastic, or metal and may be hand-held or mounted to a machine. In woodworking, the term "circular saw" refers specifically to the hand-held type and the table saw and chop saw are other common forms of circular saws.

What are Trim Saws used for?

Trim saws are just part of the larger tapestry. They mainly help in trim work, and they feature a smaller blade usually less than 6 inches. They are used for finessing and precise cutting, achieving accuracy levels that circular saws cannot.

What is a Plunge Saw?

A plunge saw has a different design which removes the need for a conventional retractable blade guard, as the blade is enclosed within the machine. The blade can be plunged at any point into the material you are cutting.

What are Jigsaws used for

Jigsaws are primarily used to make curved, intricate cuts in wood, but can also cut through a number of other materials such as plastic, sheet metal and ceramic tile. Although jigsaws excel at making curved cuts, they can also be used to make plunge cuts, straight cuts and bevel cuts.

What is an SDS Drill?

The SDS in an SDS drill is an abbreviation that stands for Slotted Drive System. This is often, depending on the brand of the particular drill bit you are looking at or using, Special Direct System or Slotted Drive Shaft. It basically describes the way the chucks and drill bits work to produce the torque and force necessary to work on the tougher materials this type of drill are designed to work with, like stone, concrete, and other similar substances.

What is the purpose of a Wood Planer?

A Wood planer is a tool that reduces the thickness levels of all kinds of wood surfaces, whether it be a large cut of wood (slab) or a simple board for a timber deck. A wood planer will do the perfect prep work for the job. It can also be used to flatten and smooth wood depending on the project it is being used for.

What is a Wood Router?

A router is a hand tool or power tool that routs (hollows out) an area in hard material, such as wood or plastic. Routers are mainly used in woodworking, especially cabinetry. Usually, they're handheld or fastened, with the cutting end up, in router tables. The hand tool type of router is the original form.

What can you use a Mitre Saw for?

A Mitre Saw is a specialized tool that lets you make cuts at a variety of angles. The saw has a blade mounted on a swing arm that pivots left or right to produce angled cuts. You can use a Mitre Saw to quickly make cuts for crown moulding, picture frames, door frames, window casings and more.

What are Multi Tools used for?

Oscillating tools can handle a ton of tasks—cutting, grinding, scraping, sanding, sawing—and deliver clean results in tight quarters. Oscillating tools are popular with carpenters, contractors, tradespeople, flooring and cabinet installers, and serious hobbyists. Regardless of the job, professionals love these tools.

What type of Nail Gun do I need?

A typical brad nailer, for example, shoots nails that are 3/8 inch to 1 1/4 inches in length, while a larger framing nailer typically shoots nails from 2 to 3 1/2 inches in length. For woodworking projects, a brad nailer is a good choice. If you're constructing a fence, a framing nailer is a good option.

What is the difference between first and second fix nail guns?

The key difference between first fix and second fix nail guns is that first fix nail guns are more powerful machines that use larger nails for heavy-duty framing applications. Whilst second fix nail guns are slightly more delicate and refined pieces of equipment that use smaller nails for a range of ‘finishing’ applications.

What is an Angle Drill?

A right angle drill is basically an electric drill with a headset at a 90-degree angle to the grip. The head on a right angle drill is typically much shorter than what you'd see in a traditional model, too, and the grip is usually designed to be comfortable when operated with one hand.

What is a Diamond Core Drill?

A diamond core drill is similar to a hole saw. It comprises of a diamond-studded steel tube mounted on a rotating shaft. During the drilling process, the core bit's temperature is controlled with the use of water. And this also helps get rid of dust while drilling through a structure.

What is the purpose of a Heat Gun?

Typically, people use heat guns for removing paint and wallpaper, heating and bending plastics and softening glue and adhesive. They're also useful for thawing frozen pipes in the winter and for shrink wrapping, working much faster than a standard hairdryer.

What is a Cordless Kit?

A cordless kit is essentially a group of cordless power tools that come complete with chargers, accessories, batteries and carry cases. On top of this, the cordless power tool kits that we put together at Champion Timber provide a huge opportunity for saving money when compared to buying the products and accessories separately.

What does a Laser Level do?

In surveying and construction, the laser level is a control tool consisting of a rotating laser beam projector that can be affixed to a tripod. The tool is levelled according to the accuracy of the device and projects a fixed red or green beam in a plane about the horizontal and/or vertical axis.

What Vacuums and Dust Extraction equipment does Champion Timber offer?

A dust extractor is used to improve the air quality when working with tools that create lots of dust, leaving you with a clean, dust-free workplace. Dust extraction systems improve safety and protect your machinery by removing dust and shavings, rather than being sucked into the machine giving you a clearer line of sight. Not only do they keep your area clean whilst working, but dust particles can also pose a health risk when breathed in. Available in a range of sizes whether you are seeking a workshop extractor or a small, portable machine.

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