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New Drywall and Ductwork Blades for Your SAWZALL

New Drywall and Ductwork Blades for Your SAWZALL

Milwaukee Tool just introduced two new job specific blades for the SAWZALL. The Ductwork SAWZALL blade and the Drywall SAWZALL blade. Each blade has been designed and tested to to eliminate specific user frustrations when working with those types of materials and applications. The Drywall Access SAWZALL blade has been […]

In Concert with the Moxie Showerhead & Speaker

In Concert with the Moxie Showerhead & Speaker

Singing in the shower just got a whole lot more fun

Step Up to a STIHL BR200 Backpack Blower

Step Up to a STIHL BR200 Backpack Blower

Upgrade to a backpack blower for more power and more fun

How to Epoxy Your Floor for a Durable Surface and Clean Look

How to Epoxy Your Floor for a Durable Surface and Clean Look

Epoxy floor paint makes a great surface for your utility or storage room

Santa Arrives at The Home Depot with Kidde Smoke Alarms

Santa Arrives at The Home Depot with Kidde Smoke Alarms

Santa knows all about fire safety so we weren’t surprised when he teamed up with The Home Depot and Kidde to donate smoke alarms to local fire departments across the country. We arrived for the Kid’s Workshop that Home Depot does each Saturday morning and the kids were busy building […]

How To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

How To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

We’ve been cutting our own Christmas tree for years and always enjoy the family time.

LA Auto Show Kicks Into High Gear

LA Auto Show Kicks Into High Gear

I missed the LA Auto Show but not this year. I attended the media only events yesterday and got a first look at the cars and trucks before the public which was nice as there was no bustling crowds or people to get in the way of photos. Every major […]

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 […]

Shopping for Side-by-Side Utility Vehicles

Shopping for Side-by-Side Utility Vehicles

I always like to stop into the Bass Pro Shop when I’m in Las Vegas. It’s a huge outdoor adventure store that not only supports fishing and hunting but also every other outdoor sport you can think of. They have a ton of watercraft as well as ATV’s, UTV’s and […]

Be a Hero, Save a Hero with a Kidde Smoke Alarm

Be a Hero, Save a Hero with a Kidde Smoke Alarm

The holidays are a great time to keep home safety top of mind. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), between 2005 and 2009, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated annual average of 240 home fires that began with Christmas trees. To help families protect themselves from the […]

Become a Top Chef with the Superbread Fusionwood Knife

Become a Top Chef with the Superbread Fusionwood Knife

We do our fair share of cooking and we truly value the experience of using a high quality knife. Using a good knife just makes your life better, right? Enter the Superbread Fusionwood knife from New West Knives out of Jackson, WY. New West KnifeWorks was founded by Corey Milligan […]

Get Level with your iPad or iPhone

Get Level with your iPad or iPhone

Do-It-Yourself apps are nothing new but Stanley just announced it’s redesigned level app which is now available on the iPad and iPhone 5. This app is free and available in cherry wood or FatMax yellow. We think this app would be really handy for easy jobs like hanging pictures, mounting […]

How to Choose a Christmas Tree Farm

How to Choose a Christmas Tree Farm

Choosing a Christmas Tree farm is almost as important as choosing your Christmas Tree

Convert Your Riding Lawnmower Into a Snow Clearing Machine

Convert Your Riding Lawnmower Into a Snow Clearing Machine

Your riding mower worked hard all summer but that doesn’t mean it gets a break when winter arrives. It’s a great time to give your riding mower a full-checkup but then put it back to work clearing snow. John Deere offers a variety of snow clearing attachments to fit any […]

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 […]

Lockitron: Smartphone Controlled Deadbolt Lock

Lockitron: Smartphone Controlled Deadbolt Lock

We use our smartphone to arm our Iris home alarm but if you want even more control you can now lock and unlock your door with the Lockitron. The unit slides over your current deadbolt and can be controlled from your smartphone. It also has a bluetooth sensor that can […]

Bob Vila Blogstar

Bob Vila Blogstar

I’ve arrived! That’s me on the homepage of BobVila.com! I’m honored to be selected as a Bob Vila Blogstar this year. They published a nice piece about me and my workshop as well as profiling Charles & Hudson and Built by Kids. Thanks Bob!!!

The Hollywood Sign Get’s a Facelift

The Hollywood Sign Get’s a Facelift

The iconic Hollywood sign has been in need of a facelift for a few years. It’s been painted and repainted but the taggers always seem to get to it. They have typically just painted over the graffiti and onto the already peeling old paint which is not the proper way […]