Craftsman reviews

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

TBB’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide Do you dread having to find a gift for the workshop-a-holic in your family? Well, have no fear! Our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide will help you pick out the perfect gift(s) for that hard-to-buy-for tradesperson in your life. We go through the heartache, pain, and suffering of testing out some […]

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Best Cordless Mid-Torque Impact Wrench Head-2-Head

Cordless Mid-Torque Impact Wrench Head-2-Head In standard fashion, the Tool Box Buzz crew got together to plan out our Head-2-Head tests based on new tool releases and your feedback. And Cordless Mid-Torque Impact Wrenches were near the top of our list. The impact wrench is an incredibly versatile tool that provides unparalleled torque and power […]

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Craftsman 20V Stapler & Framing Nail Guns Review

Craftsman 20V Brushless 18GA Stapler and 21° Framing Nail Guns (Models: CMCN621PL & CMCN618N) We recently got the chance to test out a couple of Craftsman 20V Nail Guns, the Craftsman 20V Narrow Crown Stapler, and the 21º Framing Nailer. Cordless nail guns are now a staple (pun intended) on most job sites and most […]

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Comparing Manufacturer’s Warranties

Comparing Manufacturer’s Warranties Comparing warranties between manufacturers has always been difficult, if not practically impossible.  Yet we all have the same few basic questions with regard to each brand’s warranty.   So here at Tool Box Buzz, we decided to ask the vendors themselves to answer those basic questions for you in plain English.  And they […]

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Best Cordless Top-Handle Jigsaw Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Jigsaw – Comparison Testing A jigsaw is worth it’s weight in gold due to the ability to quickly customize shapes and sizes of lumber for seamless fit-ups and emergency fixes. When our team of PROs got together recently to plan out our newest Head-2-Head, cordless jigsaw competition, we knew our PRO followers and […]

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Best Compact Sliding Miter Saw

Best Cordless Compact Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our “Head-to-Head” series, we took a look at compact cordless miter saws. These saws range from a tiny 6-1/2″ to 8-1/2″ with the majority falling into 7-1/4″.  We’ve given these saws thorough testing, looking at a variety of criteria to help you decide […]

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Best Full-Size Framing Nailer – Head-To-Head

Full-Size Pneumatic Framing Nailers Head-to-Head Testing Pneumatic nailers first started gaining ground in the construction world in the 1950’s. While the underlying technology hasn’t changed much; features, size, weight, and function have all been improved drastically. Even though pneumatic nailers can’t replace hammers on the job-site, they have become just as common. Newer building materials […]

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Craftsman V60 Outdoor Power Equipment

Craftsman V60 Outdoor Power Equipment By Ben Carmichael As a homeowner, I take pride in maintaining my property. Part lawn, part garden, with a healthy amount of woods and bushes along the perimeter, I have always looked for outdoor power equipment that meet two simply requirements: they don’t require an extension cord, but they deliver […]

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Best Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Drill

Best Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Drill – Head -to-Head Arguably the most used tool of any trade and probably the most common power tool among homeowners and DIYer’s the ½” cordless drill is as common as it is useful, and versatile. The pistol grip cordless drill was developed by Black and Decker in 1961, but didn’t […]

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New Craftsman Mechanics Tools Introduced

Just over a year and a half ago, Stanley Black and Decker (SBD) bought Craftsman from Sears. Since then they have been busy lining up retailers to sell the tools as well as developing the products. At the recent Craftsman Media Event, they announced over 1200 new tools. New Craftsman mechanics tools make up about […]

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