Irwin reviews

Best Construction Levels – Level Head to Head

48 Inch Construction Level Head to Head Comparison Who makes the best construction levels? In this head to head we’re putting several 48″ construction levels to the test to see who makes the best! One of the most fundamental tools required by all trades in construction is a level. Whether you’re building something plumb and […]

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New Folding Utility Knives from IRWIN Tools

Folding Utility Knives with BladeLock Technology Folding utility knives seem to be all the rage these days and the latest designs from IRWIN Tools follow suit. IRWIN introduced three new models including the FK100, FK150, and FK250. All three folding utility knives have the patented BladeLock Technology which keeps the blades locked unless the knife […]

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IRWIN Tools Introduce Impact Performance Bit Accessories

I use impact drivers almost exclusively now unless I’m drilling holes. The power and ease of driving fasteners with impact drivers has forever changed our industry. However, the intense torque and power comes at a price when it comes to the accessories. I’d destroyed so many bits now that I’ve lost count and almost always […]

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New IRWIN Marples Chisels

IRWIN’s Marples Chisels For Woodworking, Finish Carpentry, and General Construction Work I’ve use Marples chisels for years and was excited to learn that IRWIN Marples now has a new line of chisels. Complementing the introduction of its new fine woodworking saw blade series, IRWIN is also introducing three new Marples bevel edge chisel lines that extend […]

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Irwin 4 Point Utility Blades Last Twice as Long

IRWIN  Utility Knife And Blades Out of all the tools in my carpenters tool bag one of the most used tools is my utility knife.    As far as utility knives go  they’re all pretty similar with a few options, some have a retractable blade, some are fixed, some need a tool to change the […]

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IRWIN Tools Honors America’s Tradesmen

IRWINTools Honors America’s Tradesmen with THE OPENING BELLCeremony at the New York Stock Exchange Wall Street Event is Prelude to Inaugural “National Tradesmen Day” on September 16 HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 1, 2011) — America’s tradesmen were the honored guests on Wall Street today during the ringing of THE OPENING BELLSM at the New York Stock […]

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IRWIN 4-Point Snap Blade

New 4-Point Snap Blade from IRWIN Tools Snaps On The Score To Create Four Cutting Points, Doubling The Cuts Made By Standard Carbon Blades Huntersville, N.C. — A dull utility blade on the job isn’t going to cut it – literally – and it creates frustration, unwanted delays, and loss of productivity for tradesmen. IRWIN® […]

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IRWIN Tools – New Products and Demonstrations

Test Drive – IRWIN Tools at Bristol Motor Speedway Earlier this month I traveled to Bristol, TN to spend some time with the folks from IRWIN Tools learning about their products and attending the Ultimate Tradesman Competition. I also had the pleasure of watching a Nascar Race at Bristol Motor Speedway and experiencing an amazing […]

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IRWIN Tools Crowns Daniel Shepherd World’s Ultimate Tradesman

UK/Ireland’s Ultimate Tradesman Challenge Champion Defeats Five Competitors From Around the World and Takes Home a Cash Prize of $10,000 Bristol, Tenn., March 20, 2011 — England’s Daniel Shepherd, of Halifax, became the World’s Ultimate Tradesman today, and the winner of $10,000 during the IRWIN® Tools Ultimate Tradesman Challenge World Finals, held at Bristol Motor […]

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Irwin Tools Ultimate Tradesman Challenge World Finals

Later this month I’ll be traveling to Bristol Tennessee to report about the Irwin Tools Ultimate Tradesman Challenge from Bristol Motor Speedway. Irwin Tools will host the Ultimate Tradesman Challenge World Finals on Sunday, March 20, 2011. Six competitors from around the world will use their trade skills to perform a series of precise tasks […]

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