United States Patent 7,066,278

7,066,278

Power tool and beam location device

Issued:  June 27, 2006

Inventors:  Shotey; Marcus J. (Scottsdale, AZ)

Abstract:  A power tool having a location sensor for identifying beams or studs behind a wall. Wherein the location sensor is moveably attached to the power tool between advanced and retracted position such that when the center portion of the stud is located, the power tool work implement, whether it be a drill, nail, screwdriver or the like is located to engage a central portion of a hidden beam.