Jeff Kirk

Journeyman Carpenter/ Renovations/ Finish carpentry . graduating from the Nova Scotia Intitute of Technology's Carpentry diploma program in 2005, from there became indentured in the apprenticeship program and then completed the Interprovincial Exam receiving his Red seal in 2008. Focusing mainly in residential high end renovation and custom new homes in Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada . He brings his knowledge of better building practices and understanding of how to get the most out of power tools to the team.

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Bosch GLI-300N ARTICULATING LED WORK LIGHT Review Bosch power tools has just introduced two new job site cordless lights. In the all new Bosch GLI 18V300N and GLI 12V 300 LED job site lights, Bosch feels they can truly maximize the hours of usage on a single charge. These two new lights provide lighting solutions […]

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HITACHI BRUSHLESS 18V COMPACT BANDSAW Review Model CB18DBLP4 As a carpenter working in the residential sector, I’m more than acquainted with all the various types of saws used for cutting wood and wood substitutes. Cutting metals on the other hand is a secondary thought, which up to this point I’ve settled for cutting with a […]

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MILWAUKEE M18 FUEL ONE KEY IMPACT DRIVER Review (Model 2757-22) THE EARLY DAYS OF IMPACT DRIVERS In the fall of 2003, I had just started on the path to become a carpenter. I was attending the local woodworking show where almost all of the major power tool companies were unveiling a brand new tool, the […]

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Empire Digital Level True Blue 24″

EMPIRE DIGITAL LEVEL TRUE BLUE 24” The brand new 24” Empire Digital level has hit the market. This is the newest addition to Empires already impressive line of hand levels. There is a full line of these digital levels and they are the industries first auto calibrating digital level. DIGITAL LEVELS LOADED WITH FEATURES We received […]

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Kershaw Reverb Knife

Kershaw Reverb Knife Review The new Kershaw “Reverb” manual folding knife has just been released, and just in time for father’s day.  This new knife is perfect for hiking, camping or as an everyday knife.  Kershaw has been producing quality knives in all shapes and sizes since 1974 and the Reverb knife is no exception […]

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Milwaukee Tick Tool Tracker

Milwaukee Blue Tooth Tick Tool Tracker # 48-21-2010 Review One of the biggest headaches for a tradesman working in a hectic jobsite occupied by multiple trades is keeping track of your tools.  Either you have a work area setup for your tools, which someone else suddenly moves, or someone borrows your tools and don’t tell […]

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Milwaukee 16 ft Compact Tape Measure 48-22-66-16

Milwaukee 16 ft Compact Tape Measure 48-22-66-16 Review The original tape measure was invented on July 14, 1868 by Alvin J Fellows of New Haven in the United States. Over the decades tape measures have had subtle modifcations to them done by various manufacturers. Milwaukee Enters the Tape Game In July of 2013 Milwaukee power […]

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Bosch Colt Router PR20EVS

Bosch Colt Router Review – Pocket size race horse For a finish carpenter, cabinet maker, or avid wood worker, a trim router is a very efficient , inexpensive and compact tool perfect for both shaping and joinery tasks. The Bosch Colt Router PR20EVS Electronic Variable-Speed Palm Router fits all of these characteristics.  Though the colt has […]

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Milwaukee M12 Right Angle Impact Driver 2467-21

Installing Fasteners In Tight Spots As a Carpenter specializing in renovations and finish work there have been many times where I have had difficulty getting my standard impact driver into tight spaces. In these instances I wish I had a right angle impactor. You know those areas, such as: Installing squash blocks for point loads […]

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