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The Greenworks 60V Blower Is Every Homeowners Dream

There’s nothing more satisfying than clearing piles of leaves and debris with just a few passes on a blower. But, you’ve got to find that sweet spot between moving enough air to clear an area without blowing debris all…

Tame Your Tall Hedges with a Cordless Pole Saw

You never think you need a pole saw until you really need one. We’ve been using a pole pruner for years, but our new home has beautiful 15-foot hedges that are totally overgrown and require the power of a…

Leatherman Launches the New Free Collection Leading with the P-Series

The Leatherman Free is the brand's most extensive product launch since the introduction of the PST 35 years ago.  The collection will feature the P-Series, a pliers-based multitool, the T-Series, a pocket tool designed for everyday carry functionality and finally the K-Series,…

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8 Tips to Start Your Gas-Powered Mower

Gas-powered outdoor power tools are used by thousands of homeowners across the country. But many of them experience frustration every spring when they go to start up their tools and find out they didn't take the proper steps to…

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How a Cordless Drill Works

Cordless drills seem commonplace, but it wasn't long ago when most drills available were only A/C powered corded models. The current crop of pro-grade cordless drill/drivers offer as much power as corded models, as well as all-day runtime. Advancements…

Tool Girl Pinup Calendars

Tool girl calendars have been a staple in garages and workshops across the country for years, with Makita and Ridgid being the only holdouts still making a pinup calendar.…

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Brushless vs. Brushed Tools

Brushless tools more efficient and longer lasting than brushed tools. Here's why they are a great investment. …

How to Maximize Your Pegboard Tool Organizer

Pegboard has been a popular tool organizer for years, and remains so for plenty of good reasons. Here’s how to organize and make best use of your pegboard tool system. Choose Hardware Pegboards are designed to keep your tools…

The Best Sledgehammer for Demolition

If you're looking for a good demolition sledgehammer to take out some walls or concrete floors, there is no better tool to do this than the BASH Sledge hammer from Wilton. …

New Craftsman Tools Are Coming Soon

Stanley Black & Decker has just re-launched Craftsman with over 1,200 new power tools, hand tools, yard and garden equipment, tool storage, and more.…

Father’s Day Garage Makeover

As a car and tool enthusiast day—finding proper storage is a never-ending challenge. So when Lowe’s announced they’re now the home for the CRAFTSMAN collection and invited me to check out the latest products, I jumped at the opportunity!…

Milwaukee Tool Job Site Lighting

These LED work lights from Milwaukee Tool are durable, lightweight, and provide a Trueview spectrum of light to deliver the most accurate results.…

DeWALT Experience 2017

The 2017 DeWALT Experience in Nashville, coined #ToughInTheSouth, was DeWALT’s opportunity to showcase 200 new and improved products the company is bringing to market in 2017-2018.…

Ridgid Palm Impact Screwdriver Review

Impact drivers are amazing, but sometimes they can be tricky to use in tight spots. This new RIDGID 12-volt palm impact screwdriver uses a push-to-drive feature, so there is no trigger. Simply apply pressure and you’ve got power. This…

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Milwaukee Tool 10-Inch Cordless Miter Saw Review

Milwaukee Tool has introduced the first 10” cordless miter saw. Aimed strictly at the remodeling and construction trade, this miter saw is powered by the new Fuel M18 9.0 high-capacity battery and promises nearly all-day run time.…

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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…

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Husqvarna Silent City North America

The focus this year is on battery powered landscaping equipment and how it contributes to the potential for future urban planning and development.…

Dremel Velocity VC60 Packs a Punch

The good people over at Dremel sent their newest tool, the Velocity VC60, for us to give a spin. As someone who just moved into a new-old house, I jumped at the chance to let this small-but-mighty combination tool…

Milwaukee Introduces New Camera Inspection Tool System

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its M12™ line offerings with the introduction of the new M-SPECTOR FLEX™ system. Designed from the ground-up to give users the versatility they need, the new recordable inspection camera features an innovative PIVOTVIEW™ camera…

Kobalt 24V MAX Power Tools Pricing Released

We recently shared with you the debut of Kobalt’s 24V MAX line of redesigned power tools available exclusively at Lowe’s. Now, just a week ahead of the public launch, we have the details on the products’ pricing just in time…

World of Concrete

If you love tools, trucks and heavy equipment you would love this show. …

Inside a Chicago Woodshop – Untouched for 65 Years

Last year we visited the Butler Street Foundry, a metal shop located on the Southside of Chicago in the shadow of Comiskey Park. We met the owner, John Lamonica, at a Craftsman event and besides being an artisan metalworker…

DeWALT Worksite Cordless Radios

In addition to being durable these worksite radios from DeWALT offer great sound and one of them will even charge your batteries.…