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DeWALT Gets Ford Tough

DeWALT Gets Ford Tough

DeWALT went all out with this fully customized Ford F-350 that was on display at the CES 2010 tradeshow this year. This truck features Microsoft’s mobile office as part of Ford’s Work Solutions that’s available in their line of trucks. The quarter panel bays featured a bevy of options for […]

4 Builders’ Show Booths to Remember

4 Builders’ Show Booths to Remember

Digging a bit deeper and looking beyond the monster displays at the Builders’ Show, we’re looking forward to visiting these 4 booths that might be small on space but deliver big on product. Parasoleil If these architectural panels are as beautiful in person as on their website, we’re sold! RipCart […]

Ford, DeWALT and Microsoft Build the Ultimate Work Truck

Ford, DeWALT and Microsoft Build the Ultimate Work Truck

The toughest consumer electronic device we saw at CES 2010 came in the form of a beefed up Ford F-350 that was wrapped in DeWALT tools and featured Microsoft’s mobile office as part of Ford’s Work Solutions that’s available in their line of trucks.

Stop Losing Nails and Screws

Stop Losing Nails and Screws

We’re always on the lookout for tools that make our life easier and the Magnogrip magnetic wristband seems to fit the bill. The wristband attaches via velcro strap and the enclosed magnet is strong enough to hold nails, screws, drill bits and fasteners. We’d save a lot of frustration from […]

Black Friday Deals From Our Friends

Black Friday Deals From Our Friends

Before you line up at Walmart check out our roundup of Black Friday deals online that we 've selected from some of our friends. Best Black Friday Deals for Gadget Lovers – Unpluggd Black Friday for Tools – Toolmonger Black Friday Deals on Home Goods – Real Simple 25% off […]

Giveaway: 5 Black & Decker ReadyWrenches

Giveaway: 5 Black & Decker ReadyWrenches

We're ecstatic to announce this weeks Giveaway as we know every handyman or handywoman would love to add this tool to their arsenal. The Black & Decker ReadyWrench puts 16 of the most popular standard and metric socket sizes into one tool. With a spin of the tool's two rotating […]

Tool Tattoos: True DIY Dedication

Tool Tattoos: True DIY Dedication

Inspired by this T Square tattoo we spotted on a recent trip to Seattle, we decided to pull together a photo gallery of tattoos dedicated to tools. It’s difficult to tell which body part some of these tool tattoos are located on but many of them would be very difficult […]

Sharing Your Tools is Good for Everyone

Sharing Your Tools is Good for Everyone

We’ve long been a fan of tool libraries but unfortunately they are lacking in many cities and most of the tool libraries we’ve seen are in dire need of updating. Neighborgoods is taking the idea of sharing tools to the next level by combining the idea with a social network. […]

Stanley Works to Acquire Black & Decker

Stanley Works to Acquire Black & Decker

Toolsnob tipped us to some big news in the world of tools. Stanley Works will acquire Black & Decker for $4.5billion in an all-stock deal. According to the WSJ: This deal combines two iconic U.S. hand-tool and power-tool makers whose fortunes have faded amid a collapse in the housing market […]

Take This Tool Advice from Norm Abram

Check out this video of Master Carpenter Norm Abram being interviewed at last years AWFS show by Popular Woodworking magazine. Great insights into his favorite tools and techniques. Tools Norm Abram Value’s the Most Table saw – because it touches each project Joiner – straighten rough lumber Surface Planer – […]

Best Home Improvement Tool Ever

Wake your butt up!!! [hat tip @ThisOldHouse]

Home Depot Welcomes Martha Stewart and her Patio Sets and Organizing Bins

Home Depot Welcomes Martha Stewart and her Patio Sets and Organizing Bins

Breaking from @HomeDepot and @MarthaStewart Twitter accounts, their is a partnership brewing that will have Martha Stewart Living sell branded home improvement products in all Home Depot stores. Products in the outdoor-living category will launch in January in the U.S. and February in Canada, followed by products in the home-organization […]

Shelterpop Roundup: Tools for Women, Hanging Photos and Storing Extension Cords

Shelterpop Roundup: Tools for Women, Hanging Photos and Storing Extension Cords

Take a look at our recent articles on ShelterPop! + Not all women want to use the same tools as men and rightly so as these new female-centric tools are lighter and have smaller grips – Tools Strong Enough for a Man but Made for a Woman + Your wall […]

Cool Tuesday Tools

Cool Tuesday Tools

+ Klenk Ratcheting Screwdriver + Milwaukee Battery Tool Charger: AC home and DC auto + DAP Pro Caulker + Router Bit Storage Options + Win a Bosch PS20

Home Depot Tool Rental Giveaway

Home Depot Tool Rental Giveaway

*ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED If you’re putting off your next DIY project because you don’t have the cash to fork over for the right tool and neither do your friends or family, then we’ve got the solution for you. This week we’re giving away a $200 gift certificate to use […]

Tim Allen & Tool Time had it Right from the Beginning

Tim Allen & Tool Time had it Right from the Beginning

According to a recent study by Susan Fiske, professor of psychology at Princeton University, when men view photos of women in bikinis it stimulates the same area of the brain that men use for handling tools and performing actions. Our conclusion is that Tim Allen was right from the beginning […]

Power Tool for Pizzas

Power Tool for Pizzas

Circular saws are no longer just for cutting wood. If you’ve got to apply a power tool to every part of your life then you’ll want to use the Pizza-Pro 3000 during your next pizza party.

Cool Tools Sweepstakes

Cool Tools Sweepstakes

We hope you caught the Cool Tools holiday blitz that aired this weekend but if not you can still enter their sweepstakes where the winner gets $15,000 cash towards the purchase of tools and gadgets. We could definitely fill out our toolbox with that kind of dough.

Vise-Grip Manufacturing Plant Closes after 70 Years

Vise-Grip Manufacturing Plant Closes after 70 Years

photo: Shannon Patrick Toolcrib has the scoop on Vise-Grip which was recently sold to American tool manufacturer Nail Jack Tools. They plan on moving Vise-Grip manufacturing to China which may effectively close the long running plant in Dewitt, Nebraska.

See-Through Sanding Disk

See-Through Sanding Disk

Toolmonger has uncovered a handy sanding disk that allows you to “see-through” it so you can easily monitor how much material you have sanded off. It attaches to any drill and will sand wood, metal, or plastic.

Touch Free Finishing Tools

Touch Free Finishing Tools

Although only updated once a week the Rockler Woodworking blog is definitely worth a look. We found their post about specialty finishing tools that allow you to spray or paint finish on your wood project without touching it.