Specialty Tools

iRobot Mirra 530 Pool Cleaner Review

iRobot Mirra 530 Pool Cleaner Review

Mirra uses enhanced robotic technology to deep clean pool surfaces and water for you, removing leaves, hair and dirt, as well as algae, pollen and bacteria as small as two microns.

The Home Depot Jumps Into 3D Printing with MakerBot

The Home Depot Jumps Into 3D Printing with MakerBot

The worlds largest home improvement retailer will now stock the top-selling MakerBot 3D printer in a test run at 12 of it’s retail stores across the country

Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool Kit at Home Depot

Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool Kit at Home Depot

The latest rotary tool from Dremel is now available at Home Depot in a kit with 25 accessories.

SOG Paratool Multi-tool Review: Hit Any Angle

SOG Paratool Multi-tool Review: Hit Any Angle

The SOG Paratool let’s you grab anything from a multitude of angles with it’s innovative multi-tool

Wall Anchors for Every Situation

Wall Anchors for Every Situation

Whether your hanging a coat or a picture frame, find the best wall anchor for your job.

Cutting-In Corners Made Easy with the Wagner SMART Edge Roller

Cutting-In Corners Made Easy with the Wagner SMART Edge Roller

Save time with this new roller from Wagner that makes cutting-in a cinch

Milwaukee Thermal Imager Camera

Milwaukee Thermal Imager Camera

This pro tool could be at the forefront of energy audits this year, plus it’s fun to use

Breathe Easy with the Hammervac Dust Extractor from Milwaukee Tool

Breathe Easy with the Hammervac Dust Extractor from Milwaukee Tool

Milwaukee Makes the Jobsite Safer with the Hammervac Dust Extractor

Make Labels in a Snap…Including Postage

Make Labels in a Snap…Including Postage

If you are still dreading sending out Christmas cards because you hate doing labels, then check out the LabelWriter 450 Turbo from Dymo. It’s super easy to use and it will even print out postage which will save you a trip to the post office. We had our LabelWriter setup […]

Pumpkin Carving with Power Tools

Pumpkin Carving with Power Tools

Pumpkin carving can be less of a chore by tackling it with your power tools. Nothing can replace the finesse needed to carve pumpkins but for some of the tougher jobs or larger pumpkins, a little 12 or 18 volt power can make the job go much faster. Here are […]

Use the Bagster for Help with Spring/Summer Purging

Use the Bagster for Help with Spring/Summer Purging

We cover a lot of tradeshows and events throughout the year and one product that keeps popping up is the Bagster. We covered this a couple of years back but think it’s worth mentioning again as onsite storage and waste removal continues to evolve and we’re also in the purging […]

Scavengers, Behold Treasure Wheels

Scavengers, Behold Treasure Wheels

Imagine the scenario: you’re out running errands up the street, or taking a family walk, or driving through the neighborhood on trash day and suddenly you see an amazing piece of furniture discarded. It has great lines or bones, just needs some TLC … but alas! It’s too big for […]

Combo Glasses Protect the Eyes and the Ears

Combo Glasses Protect the Eyes and the Ears

We received a request last week to take a look at a new product in work safety and we’re glad we did. We feel these Combo Glasses that combine sight and hearing protection in one product will hopefully become standard in workshops, auto plants, construction sites and any other loud […]

How to Use a Ryobi Stud Sensor

How to Use a Ryobi Stud Sensor

Stud sensors are a bit of modern day magic that don’t cost much and make a world of difference in time and accuracy. Gone are the days of counting inches from studs on center or tapping against walls to determine the location of studs. With modern day stud sensors locating […]

Best Car Snow Shovel

Best Car Snow Shovel

Snow shovels should be included in a list of mandatory emergency equipment for your car if you live in an area prone to snow storms. Don’t lug around your home shovel as it’s too big and unwieldy to use around your car or truck. Consider a folding snow shovel that […]

Remove Snow (Without The Backache) With The Wovel

Remove Snow (Without The Backache) With The Wovel

With winter still in full force across most of the country, many of us are looking for more efficient, less arduous ways to dig ourselves out from the piles of white Mother Nature has gifted us than your traditional snow shovel. As advanced as shovels have become, for some of […]

How To Change Oscillating Multi-tool Attachments

How To Change Oscillating Multi-tool Attachments

The joy of oscillating multi-tools is that you’ve got about 20 tools in 1. Various attachments that allow you to cut, scrape, sand, grout and grind can be used on most oscillating tools. Changing out the attachments isn’t very hard and most manufacturers include an allen wrench to help. Simply […]

Elmer’s Glue for the DIYer in You

Elmer’s Glue for the DIYer in You

Long known for their almost iconic wood/carpenters glue, Elmer’s Glue has re-worked their product lineup as well as their glue bottles and are targeting the DIY crowd. The new lineup consists of four glues all made based on a particular use or project. Here’s what Elmer’s has to say about […]

Bosch Oscillating Multi-Tool Attachments

Bosch Oscillating Multi-Tool Attachments

We just reviewed the Dremel Multi-Max oscillating tool and fortunately we also had a full-set of Bosch oscillating multi-tool attachments to test it with as the Dremel was scarce on included attachments. Bosch has their own line of 12V oscillating tools and an entire lineup of cutting, sanding and scraping […]

Get Organized With A DIY Tool Wall

Get Organized With A DIY Tool Wall

As your tool collection grows, you may find yourself with too many tools–and not enough space in which to store them. Sure, a tool box or tool cabinet is a great way to keep your collection organized, but if you have enough sizable tools, or prefer to keep them at […]

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 […]