Cordless Tools reviews

Best Cordless Router – Head-To-Head

Best Cordless 18-Volt Router Advantages of a Cordless Router As a carpenter, I use a compact router to make my own window sills when trimming windows, easing edges on decking and trim, creating chamfers, installing built-ins, mortising hinges, and sometimes to make on-the-spot moldings.  More and more contractors are cutting the cord on their job […]

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Sub-Compact Cordless Tools – Worth Another Look

Sub-Compact Cordless Tools Cordless tools continue to change and advance at warp speed leaving many users standing in the power tool isle overwhelmed with choices. Making things even more overwhelming is the extensive range of cordless tools from sub-compact up to high demand heavy duty tools. One of the categories that seems to generate questions […]

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Best 9 Inch Cordless Cut-Off Saw

Battery Powered 9 Inch Cut-Off Saw – Head-To-Head Test An abrasive saw, or cut-off saw, is a circular saw which is typically used to cut metal and masonry. The cutting action is performed by an abrasive disc, similar to a thin grinding wheel. Technically speaking this is not a saw, as it does not use […]

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Metabo HPT 36V Multivolt 7 1/4″ Circular Saw

The Metabo HPT 36V Multivolt 7 1’4″ Circular Saw C3607DAQ4 Review This tool review takes a look at the Metabo HPT 36V Multivolt Circular Saw model #C3607DAQ4. The circular saw may be the most iconic woodworking and carpentry tool out there. If you check the tool bench of any tradesman, woodworker, DIYer, or homeowner, it […]

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DEWALT DCN680 18 Gauge Brad Nailer Review

DEWALT 18 Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer Review The TBB crew recently tested and reviewed the DEWALT DCN680 18 Gauge Brad Nailer in our recent Best 18 Gauge Brad Nailer Head-to-Head testing. The DEWALT Brad Nailer is equipped with brushless motor technology and powered by a 2.0Ah Lithium Ion battery. It weighs 5lbs 2 oz. (w/o battery) and utilizes […]

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Metabo HPT 18-Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer

Metabo HPT 18-Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer NT1850DE Review We recently tested the Metabo HPT 18 Gauge Brad Nailer in our Best 18 Gauge Brad Nailer Head-to-Head testing. The Metabo HPT Brad Nailer is equipped with brushless motor technology and powered by a Compact 3.0Ah Lithium Ion battery. It weighs 7.3lbs and is equipped with an Air Spring Drive […]

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MAKITA 18 Volt X2 12 Inch Miter Saw XSL08PT 

MAKITA 18 Volt X2 (36V) 12 Inch Dual-Bevel Sliding Miter Saw Review Years ago, Makita WAS the go-to company for woodworkers and carpenters. In the last decade Makita has taken its foot off the gas and clearly lost market share to Dewalt. Well guys, they’re STOMPING on that gas pedal and merging onto the freeway! […]

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Metabo HPT MultiVolt Reciprocating Saw Review

Metabo HPT CR36DAQ4 MultiVolt Reciprocating Saw Reciprocating saws have become a staple for demolition and framing work. And until recently anything but a corded saw was just not heavy duty enough for heavier framing and carpentry tasks. But with the introduction of lithium ion batteries and brushless motors cordless reciprocating saws are everywhere. But sometimes […]

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Best 18 Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer

Who Has The Best 18 Gauge Cordless Brad Nailer? In the last couple of years many manufacturers have introduced battery powered, cordless finish nailers. With a battery powered nailer, there’s no need to worry about using a compressor or dragging round an air hose while you work. They’re ideal for climbing ladders or locations with […]

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Best 12-Volt Cordless Impact Driver

12-Colt Cordless Impact Driver – Head-To-Head Review It’s a good time to be a tool user! The tool market is flooded with different brands of power tools competing to outdo each other to create that perfect tool for the right application. While this is a good thing, sometimes the end result is having so many […]

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