Scott Arnold

Contributing Editor Scott Arnold is the owner of Scott Arnold Remodeling LLC out of Waltham MA. Custom decks, fireplace makeovers, kitchens and bathrooms, Scott enjoys the frame to finish concept. Scott will share his perspective on tools as carpenter and remodeler here and on

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Makita 40V 8-1/2″ Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review

Makita 40V 8-1/2″ Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw – Model GSL02Z Typically the miter saw is the first tool I set up and the last tool I break down. For efficiency and accuracy, the Miter Saw is one of the most important tools for me. The 40v XGT line of cordless power tools from Makita […]

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DEWALT FLEXVOLT 60V Dust Extractor Kit Review

DEWALT FLEXVOLT Dust Extractor Kit – Model DCV585T2 A cordless dust extractor with no wheels sounds like a design that was not thought out to its best capacity. There are several manufacturers on the market producing cordless dust extractors with great maneuverability.  DEWALT went with a cordless solution while thinking about storage, transportation, and efficiency […]

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Makita 40V XGT Cordless Dust Extractor Review

 Makita 40V XGT  Cordless Dust Extractor – Model GCV04PMUX A Cordless vacuum/dust extractor is very portable and maneuverable. Being cordless means you could use your dust extractor both indoors and outdoors and take it to places where corded dust extractors can’t reach or are inconvenient to use. No searching for an outlet or dragging out […]

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Werner Aluminum Linking Pro Work Platforms Review

Werner Aluminum Linking Pro Work Platforms – Model AP-2030L-MP2 Work platforms are becoming more and more prevalent on job sites. They are adjustable in height, and now you can link them together making them even longer, therefore moving as you go is becoming less and less of a hassle! The market leader in ladders, Werner […]

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Best Cordless Impact Driver Head-To-Head | 2023

Best Cordless Impact Driver There’s no doubt that Impact Drivers have completely changed the construction industry and drastically improved both productivity and quality. Impact drivers allow users to install screws, structural fasteners and small bolts more efficiently than a drill. Impact drivers drastically reduce broken fasteners, stripped screw heads and costly delays. An impact driver […]

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DEWALT FLEXVOLT 60V MAX 20″ Brushless Cordless Chainsaw Review

DEWALT FLEXVOLT Cordless 20″ Chainsaw – Model DCCS677Z1 A cordless chainsaw is a great option because they require no gas, no fumes, little to no maintenance, and make very little noise. In the market for outdoor power equipment, cordless chainsaws are gaining significant traction, among homeowners and professionals alike. Chainsaws that run on batteries are […]

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M12 Fuel Orbital Detail Sander Review

M12 FUEL Orbital Detail Sander Model – 2531-20 Gone are the days of having to use the oscillating multi-tool with a sanding attachment to get into those tight-to-fit areas! Milwaukee tool has designed a new M12 Fuel Orbital Detail Sander and we are super excited to share this review with you! The Milwaukee M12 line […]

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Milwaukee M12 Toughshell Heated Jacket Kit

Milwaukee M12 Toughshell Heated Jacket Review – Model 204G-20XL Working and performing remodeling work in cold weather elements can be very uncomfortable. There is something about having that bone-chilling feeling that makes work miserable. Back in 2010 we published our first article about heated gear from Milwaukee, and still to this day some of the […]

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Best “High Capacity” Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-To-Head | 2022

Best Cordless Reciprocating Saw (36V-60V) Head-To-Head Piggybacking off of our recent Best 18-24 volt Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head, we wanted to bring out the big boys. We put high-capacity reciprocating saws, ranging from 36 to 60 volts up against each other to crown the Best “High Capacity” Cordless Reciprocating Saw. Cordless Reciprocating Saw Line Up […]

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Paslode 16GA Cordless Angled Finish Nailer Review

Paslode 16GA Finish Nailer – Model IM250A-Li2 Since the first pneumatic nailer was launched in 1950, finish carpentry has relied on them. Time travel to 1986, when Paslode unveiled the first cordless framing nailer powered by a battery and gas “fuel cell.” Regardless of your level of experience, using a cordless finish nailer will increase […]

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