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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.…

Husqvarna 1650EXL Snow Thrower Review

The constant barrage of snow New York has seen this winter proved the perfect setting to put the Husqvarna 1650EXL snow thrower through its paces. …

Ryobi Pressure Washer

A pressure washer makes quick cleaning of driveways, decks, siding, windows and more.…

Pro Tool Innovation Awards

Every tool nut should check out the Pro Tool Innovation Awards for the latest awesome tools and more.…

Nail Gun X-Ray Photos

You don't want to look yet it's hard to turn away from these nail gun x-ray photos.…

Klein Tools Non-Contact Voltage Tester Review

Klein Tools has recently updated their popular non-contact volt tester with the NCVT-2 dual range voltage tester. It's the same size as the previous version but operates in two modes and can test low and standard voltage.…

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DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

The East Bay is chock full of DIY resources with everything from lumber, awesome hardware stores, educational resources and upcycled home supplies…

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DeWALT Worksite Radio

This next-gen boombox will fit into any jobsite, especially if you are running DeWALT 12V or 20V MAX cordless tools.…

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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…

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Dremel Saw-Max Cutting Tool Review

Dremel has recently introduced the Saw-Max which is a heavy-duty cutting power tool. It’s designed to cut through any material and makes quick work of wood, sheet metal, tile and masonry. It’s extremely easy to use and fits in…

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Every Home Needs a Black and Decker Gyro Screwdriver

Black and Decker has remove the on/off switch in their compact powered screwdriver and replaced it with gyroscopic technology that can sense the direction your wrist turns. This removes the directional button and trigger and makes it the easiest…

STIHL HSA 65 Cordless Hedge Trimmer Review

STIHL makes professional grade cordless outdoor power equipment which means these tools are sturdy, have great runtime and can be a bit heavy. They are built primarily for commercial use for landscapers who work in areas that have noise…

Stick With RYOBI 18V ONE+ for Father’s Day

It’s hard to go wrong with power tools as a gift for dad and Father’s Day is a great time to set him up with some new gear. Don’t think you need to spend an arm and a leg…

SOG FastHawk: The Ultimate Camping/Expedition Axe

I’ve been on the lookout for a small axe to use on camping trips as well as for longer expeditions out into the backcountry. Typical wood handled axes seem always seemed bit heavy and one-dimensional but the multi-purpose SOG…

Love Liberty Tool Co. of Maine

How can you not love everything that Liberty Tool Co. of Maine represents. Thanks Etsy! There’s No Place Like Here: Liberty Tool from Etsy on Vimeo.…

The 2,000 Uses For WD-40

WD-40 – it really is a magical substance, isn’t it? Sure, you probably reach for the familiar blue and yellow can when you need to quiet a squeaky hinge or add a little extra grease to a sticky situation.…

A Day of Chainsaws, Trimmers and Mowers with Husqvarna

Husqvarna has been on my radar since grade school. Not the outdoor power equipment, but the motorcross bikes. Growing up in the Southwest, we all rode bikes or three-wheelers in the desert and the bike of choice was typically…

Craftsman DIY Blogger Build-Off Gets Crazy!

We’ve visited the Craftsman Experience last year to check out their Winter Wonderland and help build the Ultimate Sleigh so we were excited to make a return trip this summer and participate in their first ever DIY Blogger Summit.…

Scavengers, Behold Treasure Wheels

Imagine the scenario: you’re out running errands up the street, or taking a family walk, or driving through the neighborhood on trash day and suddenly you see an amazing piece of furniture discarded. It has great lines or bones,…

National Hardware Show 2011

One our favorite events on the home design and remodeling tradeshow circuit is the National Hardware Show. Next week it kicks off in Vegas and organizers say this should be one of the biggest shows to date. They describe…

Winning Workshops: Stuart Deutsch the ToolGuyd

We’re launching a new series profiling the workshops of our friends, families, readers and other home improvement and tool bloggers. We’re hoping these profiles of Winning Workshops inspire some ideas for you to apply to your own workspace as…

Ways To Use A Pressure Washer

Have you guys seen that commercial (for a headache medicine, maybe?) where the husband pressure washes the deck and obliterates all of the outdoor furniture? Too funny! All joking aside, however, pressure washers (also known as power washers) can…

Toughweld Giveaway: Metabo Hammer Drill

As the saying goes “you need the right tool for the job” and that not only includes the actual tools you use, but also applies to your clothing. This week we’re teaming up with Toughweld Workwear who are offering…

Elmer’s Glue for the DIYer in You

Long known for their almost iconic wood/carpenters glue, Elmer’s Glue has re-worked their product lineup as well as their glue bottles and are targeting the DIY crowd. The new lineup consists of four glues all made based on a…

Craftsman Lawn Tractor Does Cut Corners

At the Builders Show Craftsman introduced a technology breakthrough in lawn tractors. While this doesn’t sound that exciting, keep reading. One of the most difficult tasks when mowing a lawn on a sit-down tractor is cutting into tight spaces.…

Indulge in the Craftsman Experience

The Craftsman Experience showroom is perfectly located almost under the “L” train in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. The urban industrial setting is the ideal backdrop to prepare you for the Craftsman Experience. We had an opportunity to…

The Dyson City Is Oh So Pretty

New from Dyson this year is the DC26 Multi floor or better known as the “Dyson City”. As with all Dyson vacuums the Dyson City uses Root Cyclone technology which means Dyson vacuums don’t lose suction power as you…

Top 5 Must Have Tools For DIY Plumbing

Not all of us are brave enough to do it, but many people are tackling DIY plumbing jobs in their home. Somewhat complicated and sometimes involving high-pressure situations (like get that leak fixed NOW), plumbing projects are a challenge.…

Rhett Butler Knows His Hardware

Everyone has a passion. For New Yorker Edward Rhett Butler, who opts to go by his middle name, his love of hardware has fueled not only a long-running personal hobby, but also a successful 20-year company. In a New…

Giveaway: Craftsman 19.2V C3 Mechanics Combo

Our Giveaway this week is courtesy of Craftsman and it’s a hot one! You must be on Twitter to be eligible and believe us, this giveaway is worth the two seconds it takes to sign-up. We will also notify…

Transport Your Building Materials in Any Weather

If you’re hauling plywood or drywall in the back of your pickup or open trailer, it’s best if the materials stay dry and out of the elements. This can be a problem living in the Pacific Northwest or somewhere…

Hardwood Floor Installation Tutorial

Whether you opt for light or dark, new or reclaimed, installing hardwood floors in all or a portion of your home is a surefire way to introduce a completely new aesthetic–and test your DIY prowess. It may seem daunting,…

Find Tools and Materials on DiggersList

In a response to the amount of waste that many job sites create either through demolition of perfectly good materials or ending up with surplus, the founders of DiggersList wanted to create a free marketplace where people could exchange…

Sears Blue Crew Goes Star Trek

We just got note that the Sears Blue Crew has launched a new website. It looks like it’s straight out of Starship Enterprise! They are calling it the Sears Blue Crew HQ digital platform where “the Sears experts will…

Why Are Appliance Repairman So Expensive?

Great article in the New York Times about why appliance repairman are so expensive. It still doesn’t lessen the blow when you get the final bill but at least this helps explain some of the charges that are passed…

Two-Day DeWALT ToughCase Giveaway

Head over to our Facebook page where we are giving away a DeWALT ToughCase. You’ve got two-days to enter and we pick our winner at Noon Pacific Time on Wednesday June 9th. The DeWALT ToughCase is the perfect companion…