Wes Bartosik

Wes Bartosik is a Connecticut native with strong family ties to the construction world. Wes’ father and grandfather both were builders and developers and taught Wes the values of doing things right from an early age and getting hands on experience with every facet of the construction industry. Wes apprenticed with a carpenter throughout high school and would later attend Central Connecticut State University earning a bachelor’s degree in construction management all while working for a large excavation contractor throughout. Wes would go on to work for a local heavy-highway construction company and gain further experience with all the skilled trades associated with large civil engineering and utility projects. Though working as a manager now, Wes’ true passion is working in the field alongside the tradesman and laborers on site. Wes has been involved in community based service projects throughout his life as well as emergency services. In his spare time he takes on serious DIY projects for himself, friends and family. He is a firm believer that with a quality tool in your hands and some grit, you can accomplish anything.

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Holstery Tactical Tool Holders Review

Holstery Tactical Tool Holders Review Toolbelts are often a love-hate relationship. A high-quality belt system may offer all-day comfort but require a bulky loadbearing set-up. Holstery is a company that is helping to change that mindset. This tool review will take an in-depth look at the Holstery tactical tool holders as well as their other […]

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ECHO PB-9010T Backpack Blower Review

ECHO Model PB-9010T Backpack Blower Review This tool review will take an in-depth look at the ECHO Model PB-9010T, which is currently touted as “the world’s most powerful backpack blower”. In December, I had the opportunity to attend the ECHO live media event for their new 2021 product lines. As a long time ECHO products […]

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Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Band Saw Review

Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Deep Cut Band Saw Review Metabo HPT’s new 36V MutliVolt cordless band saw Model #CB3612DA is a powerful and versatile tool, perfectly suited for in-field cutting tasks. Cordless band saws are an invaluable asset to many trades. The mechanical trades use portable or cordless band saws daily. However, other trades often […]

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Spyder STINGER Power Bits Review

Spyder STINGER Power Bits Review The new STINGER Power Bits from Spyder Products are an amazing new offering for wood-boring applications. This tool review highlights the features and performance of the 4 Piece STINGER Power bit set Model 15001 as well as the full line of STINGER bits from Spyder. These bits power through lumber […]

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2021 Echo Power Equipment New Products Announcement

Echo Power Equipment Announces New Products for 2021 I was fortunate enough to have been invited to the Echo Incorporated online media day where they announced their new products for 2021. The theme for the day was “The Game Has Changed” and I couldn’t agree more. This theme speaks to the challenges facing the tool […]

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Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Brushless Jigsaw Review

Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Brushless Jigsaw Review This tool review highlights the impressive new Metabo HPT MultiVolt Jigsaw Model CJ36DAQ4. Metabo HPT built a robust and balanced tool with this new top handle jigsaw. The brushless motor combined with MHPT’s 36V MultiVolt battery system delivers outstanding cutting performance and controllability. Furthermore the low felt vibration […]

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Metabo ASR 35 AutoCleanPlus HEPA Vacuum

Metabo ASR 35 AutoCleanPlus HEPA Vacuum Review – Model 602057800 A versatile and capable vacuum system is a critical component of any modern job site. The Metabo ASR 35 AutoCleanPlus HEPA Vacuum Model #602057800 is an all-around excellent option to suit your needs. Metabo sent me a sample of this vacuum to review along with […]

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Best Cordless Chainsaw Head-to-Head

Best Cordless Chainsaw Comparison Test – 2020 There is nothing cooler than a chainsaw. They are aggressive tools that make processing heavy timber materials effortless and enjoyable. But are cordless battery-powered chainsaws ready for the spotlight? A chainsaw requires a high output of power in order to cut efficiently, without stalling or bogging down. With […]

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Metabo SXE 450 TurboTec Random Orbit Sander Review

Metabo SXE 450 TurboTec Random Orbit Sander Review A quality built sander brings a new level of professionalism to the finishing of any woodworking project. Metabo tools sent me their SXE 450 TurboTec 6″ Random Orbit Sander Model #600129420 for review to see if I can start making my projects look like less of a […]

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Fiskars Pro IsoCore Splitting Mauls Review

Fiskars Pro IsoCore Splitting Mauls Review Fiskars Pro recently added some new splitting mauls to their IsoCore line of tools. For this review I took a swing at the new 36″ 6.0 Lbs. maul and also the mini 14″ 2.5 Lbs. maul. I chose to test these models as opposed to one of their renowned […]

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