Specialty Tools

Woodworking Clamps to Handle Any Job

Woodworking Clamps to Handle Any Job

If they’re good enough for Norm I’m sure they will probably do the job in your home wood workshop. The K Body clamps from Bessey Tools are required for any serious woodworker. They are renown for handling difficult jobs with a delicate touch and they make a clamp for any […]

Dig Safely Using an Underground Utility Locator

Dig Safely Using an Underground Utility Locator

Never worry about hitting another wire, cable, or pipe again with the SeekTech SR-20 utility locator from Ridgid. You should still check public records for underground hazards before digging but this new tool will provide you with even more assurance that you are digging in a safe place.

Compact Driver

Compact Driver

No we’re not talking about Danny Devito behind the wheel. This compact driver comes from Black and Decker and will save your wrists when you’ve got the mundane task of building that IKEA dresser or tightening that hard to reach screw in a light fixture. It stays charged for 18 […]

Klein Toolbags

Klein Toolbags

If you are looking for a new toolbox, consider these canvas tool bags from Klein. They come in traditional colors of white with naugahyde or you can go with a more unique look of cordura.

Leather Toolbelts

Leather Toolbelts

Any DIY enthusiast should own a proper toolbelt. It’s an investment that will last you 20 years or more and the more they get the better they start looking and performing. It may take awhile to break-in a leather toolbelt but you’ll love the look and feel as opposed to […]

Gutter Tongs

Gutter Tongs

In addition to the resources found on our gutter cleaning guide we present this new tool from Brookstone, the Gutter Tong.

Bootscraper Rug

Bootscraper Rug

Save your floors from the mud and grime that winter brings and invest in a bootscraper rug.

Rapid Wrench

Rapid Wrench

In the continuing movement to make the traditional wrench obselete and along the lines of the Auto-Wrench and the Bionic Wrench, the Crescent R2 RapidRench is instantly adjustable to fit any sized nut but will also turn most bolts, hook eyes, wing nuts, or thumb screws. Your forearms and wrists […]

Weed Burner

Weed Burner

Forget leaning over and getting your hands all messy, from toolspotting comes a foolproof way to remove weeds instantly, by burning them! The Weed Burner is propane fueled and will burn weeds to the roots, it can also melt ice patches along pathways quickly and easily. We wish we could […]

Black & Decker Auto-Wrench

Black & Decker Auto-Wrench

If you’re like us the thought of using an adjustable wrench can be an exercise in frustration. If you’ve got a project that requires bolts of varying sizes then fugheddaboutit, your thumb will be sorer than a cross-country hitchhiker. Black & Decker has simplified this process by creating a powered […]

The Fubar Utility Tool

The Fubar Utility Tool

A couple weeks ago we needed to do a few quick projects on an old house that required the demo of a bathroom and the removal of fascia and gutters. We brought the usual demo tools (sledgehammer, cats paw, various nail pullers). But we also tried out the new Fubar […]

DIY Concrete Mixing

DIY Concrete Mixing

Toolspotting has been tracking the National Hardware show this year and one of their favorite products is the Crete Sheet by SDS Designs which won the Popular Mechanics Editor’s choice award. The Crete Sheet allows you and one other person to mix your own concrete. Begin by placing the dry […]

Tools for Women

Tools for Women

Women have long been involved in home renovation but they’ve always had to adapt to using tools that are made for the size and strength of men. The handles and heft of most tools have driven a number of entreprenurial DIY’ers to start their own companies that cater to the […]