Power Tools

Chainsaw Sharpening the Easy Way with PowerSharp

Chainsaw Sharpening the Easy Way with PowerSharp

Keeping a chainsaw sharp is typically not a top priority when it comes to tool maintenance since most of us only use our chainsaw on the rare occasion that we need to trim large branches or clear fallen debris. But for safety sake, keeping a chain sharpened is important, not […]

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 […]

Dremel Trio Review

Dremel Trio Review

No that’s not a microscope, it’s a first-look at the Dremel Trio. This unique tool has almost as many functions as looks. Dremel has designed the Trio to work as a spiral jigsaw, edge sander and detail router. There are no other tools that can cut wood, drywall, acoustic and […]

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 […]

Giveaway: Black & Decker 24V Trimmer/Edger

Giveaway: Black & Decker 24V Trimmer/Edger

You know that awesome Black & Decker 24V Cordless Trimmer/Edger that we reviewed last week? It’s our next Giveaway and is only for our Facebook friends so head over to our Facebook page and “Comment” and “Like” the photo for a chance to win the Black & Decker Trimmer which […]

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 […]

Bosch Brute Breaker Hammer Makes a Serious Impact

Bosch Brute Breaker Hammer Makes a Serious Impact

Bosch has introduced an update to their venerable break hammers with the new Brute Breaker Hammer. It promises to provide up to 60 percent more impact energy than the the previous model, while reducing vibration levels by up to 50 percent. It weighs in at 65 lbs. which should make […]

Trade Up During The Home Depot’s Drill Recycling Event

Trade Up During The Home Depot’s Drill Recycling Event

Has your drill seen better days? This month, take your well-worn tool to your nearest Home Depot location for recycling (battery, too). The recycling event runs through October 27, during which Home Depot recycles drills using an environmentally safe process that keeps waste out of landfills. And while you’re there, […]

Tool Powered Mini-Race Cars Reach 75 MPH

Tool Powered Mini-Race Cars Reach 75 MPH

We have a tool racing competition here in America but across the pond the Brits have taken tool racing one step further by creating actual tool powered vehicles that can reach speeds of up to 75 mph! These vehicles are like high-tech soap box derby cars and can be run […]

Craftsman C3 19.2V Cordless Drill

Craftsman C3 19.2V Cordless Drill

If you’re seeking a top-notch cordless drill for a reduced price, check out the Craftsman C3 19.2V cordless drill (model 11910). It’s been replaced this fall by a newer model but can still be found for a ridiculously lower price. They are available on Sears Outlet for 84% off the […]

DeWALT Power Tool Reviews

DeWALT Power Tool Reviews

DeWALT tools have built a reputation for being tough on the jobsite but they’ve also become very popular among the DIY and remodeling crowd. Easily available at all major retailers, DeWALT has recently expanded their power tool lineup to include a 12V cordless group. We will share all of our […]

Craftsman Power Tool Reviews

Craftsman Power Tool Reviews

Craftsman continues to expand and improve their power tool line-up by offering durable and affordable tools that anyone can use. We’ll continue to update this page with all of our Craftsman power tool reviews so if you’re a Craftsman fan bookmark this page and keep checking back.

Giveaway: Craftsman 19.2V C3 Mechanics Combo

Giveaway: Craftsman 19.2V C3 Mechanics Combo

Our Giveaway this week is courtesy of Craftsman and it’s a hot one! You must be on Twitter to be eligible and believe us, this giveaway is worth the two seconds it takes to sign-up. We will also notify and announce the winner on Twitter. One winner chosen at random […]

DeWALT 12V MAX Screwdriver Review

DeWALT 12V MAX Screwdriver Review

One of the most impressive tools we saw at the recent DeWALT 12V MAX product launch was their 1/4″ Screwdriver Kit. This cordless powerhouse feels durable enough for the jobsite but would also fit great in the hand of any homeowner, male or female. Hits: design, grip, free-standing, smooth trigger […]

Milwaukee Tools Reboots Their Lineup

Milwaukee Tools Reboots Their Lineup

Milwaukee Tools is on a tear and recently introduced a ton of new products as well as refreshed a few from their current lineup. Yesterday they held a media event to introduce some of these tools as well as share the news on a new partnership. They are definitely focusing […]

Milwaukee Tools and Tattoos

Milwaukee Tools and Tattoos

This week Milwaukee Tools is announcing some new tools but before we get to that we wanted to share a section of their website we found almost as interesting. We already know that tool tattoos are extremely popular and people are proud to share their blue collar leanings via ink […]

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 […]

DeWALT 12V MAX Inspection Camera

DeWALT 12V MAX Inspection Camera

Among the new tools introduced at the DeWALT 12V MAX launch we attended last week, the inspection camera was the most fun from a tech/gadget perspective. It’s used to inspect behind walls into pipes and really anywhere that is not typically possible to see without breaking into. The screen resolution […]

A Day at Black & Decker University: DeWALT 12V MAX Cordless Platform

A Day at Black & Decker University: DeWALT 12V MAX Cordless Platform

We just returned from Black & Decker University in Towson, MD where we were invited to attend the official launch of the DeWALT 12V* MAX Lithium-Ion Cordless power tool system. There were presentations from the design build team and representatives from engineering, industrial design and marketing all on hand to […]

Let’s Nail the Cure with Paslode

Let’s Nail the Cure with Paslode

Paslode is now offering a tool decal or graffiti or “Skin” for its Cordless Framing Nailer that promotes Breast Cancer Awareness. Called Let’s Nail The Cure, the decal fits on the millions of Paslode Cordless Framing nailers in use today (not the new one). 25% of proceeds go to the […]