Tools

See Behind the Walls with DEWALT Hand-Held Radar Scanner

See Behind the Walls with DEWALT Hand-Held Radar Scanner

High-tech is becoming commonplace in tools and this DEWALT hand-held radar scanner, puts the power of radar in your hands.

SKIL 360 Quick Select Cordless Screwdriver

SKIL 360 Quick Select Cordless Screwdriver

No more loose bits with the SKIL 360 Quick Select Cordless Screwdriver

Milwaukee Boosts Their REDLITHIUM Batteries Again!

Milwaukee Boosts Their REDLITHIUM Batteries Again!

Milwaukee has improved on their already solid lithium-ion batteries by releasing a 6th generation that is 2X more runtime and 2X more recharges

Milwaukee Tools M18 Six Pack Sequential Charger

Milwaukee Tools M18 Six Pack Sequential Charger

This charger will sequentially charge up to six battery packs of any Milwaukee M18 LITHIUM-ION battery

Hang Christmas Lights Safely With This DeWALT Fiberglass Stepladder

Hang Christmas Lights Safely With This DeWALT Fiberglass Stepladder

We’re hanging Christmas lights this weekend and wish we could upgrade to this new fiberglass stepladder from DeWALT. It features a 25% great step surface and each step has a slip-resistant surface. Our aluminum ladder can be treacherous to use and it also doesn’t have tool slots or magnets on […]

Milwaukee M4 2-Speed Screwdriver

Milwaukee M4 2-Speed Screwdriver

Milwaukee Tool has just introduced the new M4 2-Speed Screwdriver which signifies their commitment to the 4V category or cordless tools. “At Milwaukee, we remain focused on our core users. Our goal for M4 is to create a variety of tools that demand the compact size of the new M4 […]

Dremel Saw-Max Cutting Tool Review

Dremel Saw-Max Cutting Tool Review

Dremel has recently introduced the Saw-Max which is a heavy-duty cutting power tool. It’s designed to cut through any material and makes quick work of wood, sheet metal, tile and masonry. It’s extremely easy to use and fits in one hand. The Saw-Max can make straight cuts, flush cuts and […]

Every Home Needs a Black and Decker Gyro Screwdriver

Every Home Needs a Black and Decker Gyro Screwdriver

Black and Decker has remove the on/off switch in their compact powered screwdriver and replaced it with gyroscopic technology that can sense the direction your wrist turns. This removes the directional button and trigger and makes it the easiest to use powered screwdriver available. The Gyro screwdriver is extremely compact […]

STIHL HSA 65 Cordless Hedge Trimmer Review

STIHL HSA 65 Cordless Hedge Trimmer Review

STIHL makes professional grade cordless outdoor power equipment which means these tools are sturdy, have great runtime and can be a bit heavy. They are built primarily for commercial use for landscapers who work in areas that have noise or pollution ordinances. But if you are a homeowner with a […]

Stick With RYOBI 18V ONE+ for Father’s Day

Stick With RYOBI 18V ONE+ for Father’s Day

It’s hard to go wrong with power tools as a gift for dad and Father’s Day is a great time to set him up with some new gear. Don’t think you need to spend an arm and a leg to do this. RYOBI has their 18V ONE+ system that offers […]

SOG FastHawk: The Ultimate Camping/Expedition Axe

SOG FastHawk: The Ultimate Camping/Expedition Axe

I’ve been on the lookout for a small axe to use on camping trips as well as for longer expeditions out into the backcountry. Typical wood handled axes seem always seemed bit heavy and one-dimensional but the multi-purpose SOG FastHawk is light and durable and can handle a multitude of […]

10 Tool Blogs You Need to Know

10 Tool Blogs You Need to Know

There are plenty of design and DIY blogs but the world of tool blogs is fairly small and among them a few stand out. These sites cover the latest tools and hardware from all the main manufacturers and they often highlight tool companies that are lesser known. Some of these […]

Tough Weld Giveaway: Metabo Angle Grinder + 10% Off Coupon Code

Tough Weld Giveaway: Metabo Angle Grinder + 10% Off Coupon Code

You know you’re an avid do-it-youselfer when you’re ready to step up to an angle grinder. Most angle grinders are found in workshops, service garages and auto body repair shops but we’re certain you’ll find a use for this tool if you win it. Nothing matches an angle grinder when […]

Love Liberty Tool Co. of Maine

How can you not love everything that Liberty Tool Co. of Maine represents. Thanks Etsy! There’s No Place Like Here: Liberty Tool from Etsy on Vimeo.

The 2,000 Uses For WD-40

The 2,000 Uses For WD-40

WD-40 – it really is a magical substance, isn’t it? Sure, you probably reach for the familiar blue and yellow can when you need to quiet a squeaky hinge or add a little extra grease to a sticky situation. But here’s a little secret, friends — there are oh-so-many more […]

A Day of Chainsaws, Trimmers and Mowers with Husqvarna

A Day of Chainsaws, Trimmers and Mowers with Husqvarna

Husqvarna has been on my radar since grade school. Not the outdoor power equipment, but the motorcross bikes. Growing up in the Southwest, we all rode bikes or three-wheelers in the desert and the bike of choice was typically a Honda or Suzuki, but I always gravitated to the brand […]

Craftsman DIY Blogger Build-Off Gets Crazy!

Craftsman DIY Blogger Build-Off Gets Crazy!

We’ve visited the Craftsman Experience last year to check out their Winter Wonderland and help build the Ultimate Sleigh so we were excited to make a return trip this summer and participate in their first ever DIY Blogger Summit. It was an amazing event and at one point I feared […]

Winning Workshops: The Brighton Woodshop

Winning Workshops: The Brighton Woodshop

We guarantee this Winning Workshop would make Norm Abram jealous! From John Lewis’ old-time woodshop in Brighton, CO, he teaches hand-made chair making and builds furniture in the primitive style from reclaimed materials. The shop is located in a partially renovated 1800’s barn. Renovations consisted mainly of the addition of […]

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 […]

National Hardware Show 2011

National Hardware Show 2011

One our favorite events on the home design and remodeling tradeshow circuit is the National Hardware Show. Next week it kicks off in Vegas and organizers say this should be one of the biggest shows to date. They describe it as being one of the deepest and most diverse shows […]

Winning Workshops: Stuart Deutsch the ToolGuyd

Winning Workshops: Stuart Deutsch the ToolGuyd

We’re launching a new series profiling the workshops of our friends, families, readers and other home improvement and tool bloggers. We’re hoping these profiles of Winning Workshops inspire some ideas for you to apply to your own workspace as well as show some innovative ways to store and use tools […]