Select tools will begin featuring imperial scales.
Since our introduction to the North American market, Festool has exclusively offered tools in metric. Beginning on July 5, 2016, select Festool tools and accessories will feature imperial scales for setting the depth of cut. This change affects cutting tools with the exception of the Domino joiners and jigsaws. This does not reflect a change to the specifications of the tools. They will continue to use the same blades, bits, and cutters as always.
Because imperial is common among North American craftsman, we hope that this change will make it easier for you to seamlessly include Festool into your current workflow.
Here are the tools that are moving to imperial: