Hand Tools reviews

Father’s Day Giveaway

Kershaw Tool Giveaway – 022 Zero Tolerance Father’s Day is around the corner and  we’ve teamed up with Kershaw to giveaway a very cool knife to some hard working Dad’s out there. We’re giving away the smallest ZT they’ve ever made. It’s called the 022 Zero Tolerance Be sure to sign up today as this […]

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OLFA Rolled Materials Cutter 45-C

OLFA Rolled Materials Cutter 45-C Review I recently saw the OLFA Rolled Materials Cutter 45-C at the JLC LIVE trade show and was impressed. I now own several, and here’s why. As a remodeler I find myself on the cutting end of many different materials such as: Ram Board Cardboard Schluter DITA-HEAT mats House wrap […]

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Zero Tolerance Hinderer 0562 Knife

Rick Hinderer Deigned Zero Tolerance Knife When I think of an everyday carry knife I think of Kershaw.  More specifically I think of the Zero Tolerance line of knives with titanium handles, stainless steel, and ball-bearing assisted opening blades. I’ll fess up, I own several!! Who Is Rick Hinderer? Rick Hinderer is a knife designer / maker […]

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Wilton Tradesman 1755 Bench Vise

Wilton Tools Model 1755 Tradesman 5 1⁄2” Bench Vise Review My vises are all hand-me down cast iron monsters from my grandfather and father that were pulled out of old barns and garages, only to be put back to use. After using the new Wilton Tools Tradesman series of benchtop vises, I can’t go back […]

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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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