So you think power tools are just for demo and building things?  What about lending them to friends, how do you feel about that?  Can they really stop an assault on someone?  Oh yeah what about safety, (something we are not familiar with at Tools in Action).

1. Cooking with Power Tools

Apparently quite a few Chicago chefs use power tools (and in one case, an innocuous grooming tool) to cook, prep, or plate food in their restaurant kitchens.

Check out the video

 

2. If you borrow a power tool from a friend, make sure you give it back.

ABERDEEN, Wash. – A 37-year-old Aberdeen man was arrested on Sunday for allegedly assaulting another man who had borrowed a power tool from him.
Police Captain John Green tells us the victim, a 39 year old Aberdeen man walked to AM/PM with a head injury and told authorities that he was confronted about the tool and struck in the face with a wooden object by the 37 year old just before midnight Sunday.
The suspect was located at the home where the incident occurred, in the 100 block of East 1st street, and arrested on charges of 2nd degree assault.

 

3. How about using a Power Tool to stop an Assault

A construction worker is being credited with stopping an assault of a woman in Hermosa Beach after he approached her attacker with a power drill.

Hermosa Beach police say a 49-year-old woman was walking on PCH and Pier Avenue with her 9-year-old niece Saturday evening, when 29-year-old Joel Jimenez, of Castaic, struck her on the buttocks, pulled her hair and started choking her.

A construction worker saw what was going on and brought a power tool with him in effort to ward off the suspect, Sgt. Robert Higgins told KCAL9.

4. Be careful of circular saw.  Oh wait it was a different tool, no big deal.

WATERBURY — Firefighters and police responded to a report of a man who had accidentally cut his neck with a circular saw at 34 Hungerford Ave. at 7 p.m. Saturday.

The incident turned out to be less serious than thought. A fire official said the man wasn’t cut with a circular saw but “some other type of power equipment or hand tool.”