Hand Tools reviews

Zero Tolerance Sinkevich ZT0470 Knife Review

Zero Tolerance: ZT0470 Sinkevich Flipper – Titanium & Marbled Carbon Fiber – CPM-20CV Review The Zero Tolerance Sinkevich ZT0470 Knife is probably the classiest knife I have. Its steel is quality, the KVT ball-bearing opening and a flipper makes the knife fast and easy to open, and it is a home run in the ergonomics department. I […]

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Woodpeckers Clamping Squares Plus and CSP Clamps

Woodpeckers Clamping System For many years I’ve used 90 degree, plywood, clamping jigs to help me align casework, perform dry fits and help me keep casework square during glue up. These plywood jigs, with the help of two clamps, worked great but the jig only worked on inside corners, and the clamp bars are always […]

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KLEIN Hybrid Pliers J215-8CR

KLEIN Hybrid Pliers J215-8CR Review

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KLEIN Cable Strippers

KLEIN Large Cable Strippers 21050 and 21051 Review Klein has two cable stripping models designed for removing insulation, for eight commonly used sizes of cable.  Each tool is designed to handle four sizes of cables. Klein 21050 Stripper: Designed to handle the larger sizings of cable, most often used in commercial applications. Sizes 350, 500, […]

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Dewalt 41-Inch Mobile Workbench

DEWALT 41-Inch Steel Mobile Workbench DWST24192 Review I use to store tools and equipment in anything I had in the shop – milk crates were my favorite, and mud buckets sat in the #2 spot. The tools really took a beating and I was always wasting time looking in containers for tools. Since then, I […]

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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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New Klein Folding Jab Saw

Klein Folding Jab Saw Enables Safer Storage and Faster Cutting July 10, 2018 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, introduces the Klein Folding Jab Saw, which folds smartly into its comfort-grip handle, enabling safer storage and eliminating puncture holes in tool bags. Additional features include triple ground teeth to cut on […]

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BESSEY K Body REVO Clamps

BESSEY K Body REVO Clamps Review The NEW BESSEY K Body REVO Clamps feature some subtle but functional improvements to an already great product. These improvements are: New mechanism with in the head Improved operating jaw design means once you put it in place, it stays in place and is ready for clamping. This makes […]

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OLFA LA-X Utility Knife Review

OLFA LA-X Utility Knife Review Let me get this out of the way, I’ve always been a traditional utility knife user. The kind that takes a trapezoid-shaped blade that can be flipped end for end when it gets dull. Fixed blade, retractable, flip-style all use the same blade. There’s one company though that went a […]

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Klein Heavy Duty Wire Stripper

Klein Heavy Duty Wire Stripper K12055 Review I’m an electrician, and I’ve long thought that wire strippers had very little purpose to me except for when I needed a bolt cutter.  The pliers have always been lousy and my linesman pliers can strip wires almost as quickly.  Why should I bother carry around another tool.  […]

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