Ethan Bickford

Ethan Bickford has a long history with carpentry. His father worked as a contractor for many years and taught him the ins and outs of home repair and remodeling from a very young age. He now works as a carpenter in the Boston area. Ethan loves teaching and advising on tools and techniques and is a big fan of quality workmanship. His motto is: “Do it right the first time!”

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Tool Driven Builder Hammer

Tool Driven Hammer Review Recently on the market The Tool Driven Builder Hammer is taking a new approach to making a more user-friendly hammer. The claim is that a lighter handle will reduce stress to the user’s arm and joints. A lighter handle is achieved by using carbon fiber composite and Kevlar. This makes for […]

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DEWALT 10″ Sliding Compound Miter Saw DW717 Review

Dewalt DW717 10″ sliding compound miter saw review If you go to just about any jobsite in the US chances are you’ll see at least one DEWALT tool, and there’s a good chance it will be a miter saw. DEWALT didn’t get this well known or commonly used just through advertising and market saturation. They got […]

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DEWALT D25603K 1-3/4″ SDS Max Rotary Hammer Review

DEWALT D25603K 1-3/4″ SDS Max Combination Hammer We had the opportunity to put the DEWALT D25603K 1-3/4″ SDS Max Rotary Hammer, their newest rotary hammer, through some field testing.  The testing was part of our  Best SDS Max Rotary Hammer Drill – Head to Head article. The new DEWALT D25603K was designed for both residential […]

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Best Corded Top Handle Jig Saw – Head to Head Comparison

Top Handle Jig Saw Head To Head First off we’d like to thank Lenox tools for contributing all the blades to this test to keep the playing field as level as possible. Jigsaws have been around for a while, they were invented in 1946 by an engineer in Switzerland who replaced the needle is his […]

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