Hand Tools reviews

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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Bernzomatic Torches

Good Bye Old Friends Two of the first tools I ever bought are now among the recently departed from my toolbox inventory. Back in 1975, I bought a flint spark igniter along with a MAP gas torch to sweat a few water lines for my new house and install some air lines in my garage. […]

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New Ridgid Concrete and Tile Tools

New Ridgid Concrete and Tile Tools The isles at your local Home Depot are going to be changing a little bit in the next couple months. If any of you have ever been through the tile isles at Depot you may have heard of a brand called QEP. Well, that brand is now being replace […]

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Diamondback Tool Belt

Diamondback Tool Belt Denali Rig Review Most carpenters consider their tool belt as an extension of their body.  It’s where these craftsman keep their tools that help them complete their day to day tasks.  Every tool has it’s own home within our tool belts and we can reach down and grab them without even looking.  […]

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Tool Driven Builder Hammer

Tool Driven Hammer Review Recently on the market The Tool Driven Builder Hammer is taking a new approach to making a more user-friendly hammer. The claim is that a lighter handle will reduce stress to the user’s arm and joints. A lighter handle is achieved by using carbon fiber composite and Kevlar. This makes for […]

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