Tools

Gift Guide 2007

Gift Guide 2007

Leather Tool Belts from Occidental Leather We’ve pulled together some of our favorite tools, materials, and products from this past year that we think most DIY enthusiasts would love to find in their stocking or under the tree.

Bucket Boss for Your Desktop

Bucket Boss for Your Desktop

The Bucket Boss (right) is a great invention. It keeps your workspace organized by creating a place for your tools and small materials to live and remain easily accessible instead of thrown into open toolbox. These principles apply to the Mug Boss (left) as well for keeping your desktop workspace […]

Every Tool Under the Sun, Moon, and Stars…

Every Tool Under the Sun, Moon, and Stars…

The ultimate toolbox is really a mobile shop and will cost you plenty but think of the time and energy you’ll save in never having to buy another tool again! And remember you were good this year so Santa might be kind. Read more for the list of everything this […]

Lessons in Leaf Blowing

Lessons in Leaf Blowing

photo: TroyBilt Consumer Search doesn’t just provide reviews but they review the reviews and provide insight beyond the marketing spiel. We’ve recently found them useful for reviewing the top leaf blowers available today. There are recommendations for each class of leaf blower, from gas to electric to compact style and […]

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.

Scoring Deals at Home Depot

Scoring Deals at Home Depot

Toolmonger has a great tip for saving money on your next trip to Home Depot.

Paint Estimate Calculators

Paint Estimate Calculators

Here are some helpful paint calculators from various manufacturers and retailers for estimating the amount of paint needed for covering walls, ceilings, or exteriors. Compare a few and you should have a rough estimate of what you’ll need. PPG Architectural Coatings Benjamin Moore Pratt and Lambert Glidden Paint Quality Institute […]

Top 10 Most Dangerous Tools

Top 10 Most Dangerous Tools

Ever wonder which one of the tools in your shed are responsible for the most injuries? The best folks to ask would be those who have worked for years with these tools on a daily basis. Toolcrib has done this and compiled the answers from forum respondents at WoodNet.net and […]

DR Lawn Vacuum

DR Lawn Vacuum

We apologize for going on vacation without letting you all know. It’s been a busy Christmas season and we’ve had great times with family and friends. This site will regularly update after the new year but we wanted to bring you yet another great find from Toolmonger. The DR Lawn […]

25 Days of Fuego

25 Days of Fuego

Over at Toolmonger they are giving away one Ridgid Fuego circular saw per day up until Christmas. All you need to do is post a winter project idea and how you would use the Fuego circ saw. If your idea is chosen as “winner” of the day, you win a […]

Slo-Mo Home Depot

You may find this very stupid or rather brilliant, we feel it falls in the latter. Enjoy!

Dyson Handheld

Dyson Handheld

You already know how much we love our Oreck XL Deluxe as well as our Oreck handheld, but we still covet the Dyson line of vacuums for their style and techie goodness. The just released Dyson Root 6 claims to have twice the suction as a normal handheld so we […]

Raise the Furniture

Raise the Furniture

This handy furniture lifter makes raising couches and dressers a hands-free task which allows you to vacuum or sweep these hard to reach places. It also saves your back from straining as you just use your foot to push with. Your floors will also thank you for not scratching footposts […]

Finding Tools – New and Used

Finding Tools – New and Used

There are times when your local big box or hardware store may not have the exact tool you are looking for. Whether the tools been discontinued or it’s a hard to find item we haven’t exhausted our search until we look on Craigslist or eBay. There’s a good chance you’ll […]

Tool Reviews

Tool Reviews

Epinions may be lacking for reviews of some products and many times we feel it’s more of a glorified shopping portal but when it comes to tools its hard to find a more comprehensive listing. You may not find the most up to date tools (check out toolspotting for the […]

Do-It-Herself

Do-It-Herself

For women DIY’ers there is no better time than the present. We’ve touched on this subject in the past but the amount of resources, tools, magazines, and advice that’s geared towards women has never been higher. The traditional subjects of design and decorating are no longer the limit of most […]

Rental Equipment

Even the most well-equipped DIY’er will need to rent equipment to finish a project properly and on time. Even if you did have the time and expertise to operate this equipment, it most likely would often go unused 10 months out of the year and take up precious space in […]

Multi-tool reviews

Before you buy your next multi-tool check out some reviews of the most popular tools around. Multi-tool reviews [Backpackergeartest.org]