Power Tools reviews

JET INTRODUCES UPGRADED 1020 BENCHTOP DRUM SANDER

JET 1020 Benchtop Drum Sander La Vergne, TN – JET® has added a new 1020 benchtop drum sander to its class-leading drum sander family – the JET 1020 BT Drum Sander, which replaces the JET 10-20PLUS Drum Sander.  Although even more compact and lighter weight than its predecessor, the upgraded 1020 BT Drum Sander is […]

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Bosch GKT 13-225L Track Saw Review

Bosch GKT 13-225L Plunge Saw    I have owned a Triton track saw for three plus years. At the time I bought it, it was a great addition to my shop. Since owning a track saw, I have abandoned using my table saw for breaking down sheet goods. For me, the track saw is more […]

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Skilsaw Table Saw – Which One To Get?

Skilsaw Table Saw – Which One To Get? Back at the end of 2015, Skilsaw announced the first ever worm-drive table saw (SPT 70WT-22). Before that no one had ever had that geartrain in a table saw let alone a job site saw. Then just about 2 years later the brand announced another table saw (SPT […]

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Best Benchtop Thickness Planer – Head-to-Head

Best Benchtop Thickness Planer Benchtop thickness planers are an essential piece of equipment for any woodshop. These planers are an excellent option for small home woodshops and contractors that need a portable option. While not big and powerful as full size shop thickness planers, benchtop thickness planers are still very capable of effectively planing a […]

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Metabo 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool

Metabo W 12-125 HD CED PLUS 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool is a Real Problem Solver The old adage that “Stuff Happens” is alive and well in the construction industry. Well, I cured my most recent construction site “stuff” with the Metabo 5″ Masonry Cutting and Scoring Tool. Fixing Bad Concrete I had to fix […]

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SKILSAW 16 Inch Worm Drive Carpentry Chainsaw

SKILSAW® Introduces 16 Inch Worm Drive Sawsquatch™ Carpentry Chainsaw SPT55-11 SKILSAW has announced the release of their 16 Inch Worm Drive Sawsquatch Carpentry Chainsaw. This innovative new saw helps professionals increase productivity on the jobsite by combining a large depth of cut in a lightweight package. Specs Amperage: 15 RPM: 6300 Bar Length: 16” Blade […]

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DEWALT Announces Fully-Automatic Powder-Actuated Tool

DEWALT Announces DFD270 Powder-Actuated Tool TOWSON, MD (January 16, 2019) – DEWALT announces the new Fully-Automatic .27 Caliber Powder-Actuated Tool (DFD270). The launch of the new Powder-Actuated Tool is supported with a compatible line of newly-designed and independently-tested CSI (Concrete, Steel, & I-Beam) fasteners. This combination of tool and fasteners is the DEWALT premium, low-velocity […]

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RIDGID 10 Inch Sliding Miter Saw R4210 Review

RIDGID 10 Inch Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw 10 inch dual bevel miter saws fill a huge percentage of job site miter saws. RIDGID recently released a new 10″ dual bevel sliding miter saw which replaces an older model MS255SR. This is a completely new design that features an impressive 0-70° left and right miter […]

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Graco FinishPro HVLP 9.5 Pro Contractor Series Paint Sprayer

Graco FinishPro HVLP 9.5 Pro Contractor Series Paint Sprayer When the Graco FinishPro HVLP (High Volume, Low Pressure) system first showed up at my doorstep 6 months ago. My first thought was, “Oh crap.” I didn’t know this tool was on the way for review, I thought we were going to be testing one of […]

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Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw – Head-To-Head

Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw One of the most widely used power tools for carpenters is the table saw. For carpenters that don’t work exclusively in the shop a portable jobsite table saw is essential. For this Head-to-Head we’re focusing on corded portable 10″ jobsite table saws. We are not including cordless table saws in […]

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