Makita reviews

2020 Holiday Tool Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Tool Gift Guide Every year we put out a holiday tool gift guide to help you pick out a gift for that hard to buy for tradesperson in your life or maybe a gift for yourself. All of the tools in this year’s guide are ones that are in my job site kit […]

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Best 12 Inch Cordless Miter Saw

Best Cordless 12 Inch Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our BestCordless Miter Saw Head-to-Head series, we took a look at four 12-inch cordless miter saws. If this is your first time reading one of our Head to Heads, trust that our crew poured over each saw to give you a comprehensive […]

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Best 10 Inch Cordless Miter Saw

Best Cordless 10 Inch Miter Saw – Head To Head For this installment of our Best Cordless Miter Saw, we took a look at the top three 10-inch cordless sliding miter saws. 10-inch miter saws are popular with carpenters because of their reduced size and weight with the comparable cutting capacity to larger 12-inch saws. […]

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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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Makita Couple Shaft System – Pick Your Power

Makita Couple Shaft System – Pick Your Power About 5 years ago, all of my small construction equipment and hand-held outdoor power equipment (OPE) ran on 2-stroke mixed gas. Then in 2016 I got my hands on a new 4-stroke Makita string trimmer and my 2-stroke trimmer started gathering dust. I kept it around though […]

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Makita 18V XPK02Z Planer

Makita 18V Brushless Cordless 3-1/4″ Planer XPK02Z Review Carpenters have been using handheld power planers to adjust doors and plane down cabinets and boards for years. It’s hard to imagine that Makita first released an electric planer in 1958 and today they have the Makita 18V XPK02Z Planer which is brushless and cordless! New Makita 18V XPK02Z […]

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Best Cordless Track Saw

Best Cordless Track Saw Comparison – Head-To-Head Track saws make long, precise cuts more quickly and with greater precision than table saws or circular saws. They are light, easy to transport, set up is quick and easy, and they produce extremely accurate cuts. The TBBCrew took a hard look at the major cordless track saw […]

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Makita LED Area Work Light  

Makita 18V X2 L.E.D. Area Light, DML810 Review As a remodeling contractor, we work in spaces that have not yet had lighting installed by the electrician yet. When setting up a job site, the right lighting is essential to ensuring that we can safely see what we are working on. We recently took a look at […]

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Best Cordless Lawn Mower

Cordless Lawn Mower Head-To-Head | 2020 Cordless Lawn Mowers have taken over the lawn and garden section in many retail stores. Six years ago, Tool Box Buzz ran a Best Cordless Lawn Mower Head-to-Head test of five cordless mowers, so we were really interested in how the field of manufacturers has increased and how the […]

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Makita LXT X2 String Trimmer XRU15 Review

Makita LXT X2 String Trimmer XRU15 Review Makita’s LXT X2 line of tools is expanding rapidly. Taking on tasks that just a few years ago were solidly the domain of corded or gas powered tools. In that vein the XRU15 is Makita’s latest offering in string trimmers. When I was growing up I would take […]

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