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Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool Review

Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool Review

We’re super fans of oscillating tools and when we had the opportunity to review the Dremel Multi-Max we jumped at the chance. Hits: Variable speed and power Misses: Not enough attachments included Uses: Cutting, Sanding, Grinding As with the previous oscillating tools we’ve reviewed, the Multi-Max performs in a similar […]

Bosch 12V Max Lithium Ion Impact Driver Review

Bosch 12V Max Lithium Ion Impact Driver Review

Bosch has an update to their compact impact driver with this 12V Max Lithium Ion Impact Driver (Model PS41-2A). It delivers more torque and higher RPM than the previous model but weights .2 lbs less at 2lbs. We like the improved form factor of the blunt casing as opposed to […]

Craftsman NEXTEC 12V Right Angle Impact Driver Review

Craftsman NEXTEC 12V Right Angle Impact Driver Review

The latest tool in the Craftsman NEXTEC line is the Right Angle Impact Driver. This is a fairly new category of cordless power tools and the Craftsman model is a definite stand out compared to some of the other multi-tool options. Hits: Svelte handle, power Misses: LED light only on […]

Cordless Drill/Driver Buying Guide

Cordless Drill/Driver Buying Guide

Cordless drills/drivers should be included in any list of required do-it-yourself tools. The applications and uses are endless and they are extremely simple to use. If you’re going with the convenience of cordless you can use the tool to drill holes and easily change bits to drive screws with the […]

Milwaukee Hackzall M12 Review – Mini Recip Saw

Milwaukee Hackzall M12 Review – Mini Recip Saw

Milwaukee tends to breed a certain type of brand loyalty as their inked fans have proven. The Milwaukee Hackzall M12 follows in the grand tradition of Milwaukee tools but at a smaller size. This review of the Hackzall M12 will go over functionality, comfort and uses. Hits: compact size, cutting, […]

Black & Decker 24 Volt Cordless String Trimmer/Edger Review

Black & Decker 24 Volt Cordless String Trimmer/Edger Review

Black & Decker has introduced an upgrade to their cordless trimmer/edger with a 24V model. It’s still light, strong and maneuverable but with much more power than their 18V offering. Hits: Ease of operation, Battery life, Clean, Power Boost Misses: One battery Uses: Trimming around trees in small to medium […]

Top 5 New Tools for Your Wish List

Top 5 New Tools for Your Wish List

Envy. Awe. Uncontrollable desire. Warning – you may experience all of these things when you get a load of these tools. New to the market or just improvements to tried and true favorites, these tools are true must-haves. OK, get a grip on yourself and try not to drool.

RIDGID JobMax Tool System

RIDGID JobMax Tool System

RIDGID recently introduced the RIDGID JobMax tool system that they’ve touted as the master of all trades. It’s definitely unique to the market and offers two attachments, the oscillating multi-tool and auto-hammer, that we haven’t seen in a multi-functional tool. Hits: Sturdy design, Slim profile, Variety of attachments, Ease of […]

Oscillating Multi-Tool Roundup

Oscillating Multi-Tool Roundup

A friend who is an avid DIY enthusiast, recently shared his love for his new oscillating power tool. He has the Fein Multi-Master which I had the opportunity to test at the International Builders’ Show a few weeks ago. It’s really been the only player on the market for some […]