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Cooking with Power Tools?

One night in a garage somewhere in Canada… At first, I thought I’d run across The Concord Carpenter: The Early Years. But that’s impossible. Anyone who knows Rob Robillard knows that he’d never be so irresponsible as to chop lettuce with a recip saw and then forget to wipe the blade off. Then I realized […]

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Planning a Deck Project? Tune In!

My Fix-it-Up Life Talks Real Outdoor Living You may have missed the live broadcasts yesterday and today, but no worries. Mark and Theresa spent the last two days talking with experts from the Real Outdoor Living program, and they’ve been nice enough to give us all lots of ways to tune in to their popular […]

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Craftsman® Presents “The Down & Dirty” Live On Facebook.com/Craftsman

America’s DIY Designer, Frank Fontana to Provide Behind-the-Scenes Look of New Show While Offering Design and Tool Solutions Hoffman Estates, Ill. (Jan. 27, 2011) — Craftsman is known for innovation and in 2011 the brand will unveil breakthrough technologies to improve productivity and directly respond to customers’ needs and lifestyles. Therefore, it is only natural […]

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New Bosch Brute BH2760VC

BH2760VC Breaker Hammer Reduces Vibration without Sacrificing Power Bosch’s new Brute Breaker Hammer BH2760VC has surpassed its predecessor, the venerable 11304 Brute, achieving the best overall performance with the lowest vibration levels. The new Brute’s hammer mechanism provides up to 60 percent more impact energy than the 11304, while reducing vibration levels by up to […]

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ToolBoxBuzz Rakes in the Hardware!

New to the scene but already garnering the accolades, ToolBoxBuzz won the Rookie of the Year Award for being the best new tool blog in 2010. Considering Tool-Rank.com was last year’s winner in the category and we really, really like that one, we’re all humbled to receive the nod this year.

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Tools of the Weird: What if Faberge Made Tools?

A Most Egg-celent Drill The ornate wooden device in the photo may look like it was designed as a gift for Russian royalty, but it’s no mere ornament. It is actually a highly functional and surprisingly effective tool. When it was crafted 500 years ago in France, this pump drill was the very height of jobsite technology. […]

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Bostitch Clamping Level Review

Bostitch® 24″ Clamping Box Beam Level When Bostitch® sent me their new Clamping Level (Model 43-723) I was really skeptical and frankly thought it was a gimmicky idea at best. Boy was I wrong! This clever new level really impressed me and I think it will impress you too. Features & Benefits Clamps to (2 […]

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Porter-Cable 15″ Drill Press Review

Porter-Cable 15″ Drill Press – Model PCB660DP Thanks to the folks at Porter-Cable I’ve been testing their new 15″ drill press in my shop for the last few months. The new Porter-Cable PCB660DP, 15″ Floor Drill Press was introduced this summer and sells at Lowe’s. I also wrote a detailed review of the PCB660DP on […]

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RIDGID® Compact Orbital Jig Saw – Model R3100

RIDGID® Compact Orbital Jig Saw Last month I had the pleasure of getting my hands on several new RIDGID® Brand tools and one that caught my eye was the Compact Orbital Jig Saw (Model R3100). The styling and balance of this jig saw is quite different compared to other barrel type jig saws that I’ve […]

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RIDGID® 10” Cast Iron Table Saw – Model R4512

RIDGID® 10” Cast Iron Table Saw RIDGID® Brand tools continue to impress me with both their quality and innovation. The Brand is certainly a hidden jewel throughout the industry in my opinion. Check out this new Contractor Style table saw that they have recently introduced. RIDGID® R4512 Fact Sheet The new RIDGID® 10” Cast Iron […]

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