Power Tools reviews

Bosch ROS65VC 6-Inch Random Orbital Sander

Bosch ROS65VC Random Orbital Sander 8-Year Long Term Review I first reviewed the Bosch ROS65VC Random Orbital Sander in 2012. I was using this sander today and felt that this would be a great tool to give a long term look back. We don’t always do this but you’ve all commented that you like the […]

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Festool Kapex KS 120 REB Miter Saw Review

What’s NEW on the Festool KAPEX KS 120 REB? All miters saw are basically the same, there I said it! Now that I got that out of the way, the Festool KAPEX is the most advanced sliding compound miter saw I’ve ever seen. Now there is the upgraded Festool Kapex KS 120 REB. At a cost […]

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Work Sharp Knife And Tool Sharpener

Work Sharp Ken Onion and KTS Knife and Tool Sharpener What’s more dangerous than a sharp knife?  That’s simple, it’s a dull knife! Dull knives are dangerous because a dull blade requires more force to cut and can result in blade slipping off and missing the cut. A sharp blade is predictable. We’ve been using the Work […]

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Rockler Dust Collector Review

Rockler Dust Right 750 CFM Dust Collector 57841   Rockler has recently started to sell its Dust Right® 750 CFM Mobile Dust Collector. The Rockler Dust Right Mobile Dust Collector has a 1-micron canister filter and casters to allow the user to maneuver the dust collector around the woodworking shop. When I first saw the […]

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BOSCH HEPA VAC DUST EXTRACTOR GAS20-17AH Review

Bosch Dust Extractor GAS20-17AH Review Full disclosure, I am a big fan of my Bosch dust extractor. Bosch wanted to provide users with a bigger more commercially viable option for bigger tools and heavy-duty needs, enter the Bosch 17 gallon dust extractor GAS20-17AH. This dust extractor/vac is a BEAST! Rated at 300 CFM (double the CFM […]

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Bosch GET75-6N 6-Inch Dual-Mode Random Orbit Sander Review

Bosch GET75-6N Sander with Turbo Mode Not all random orbit sanders are equal and that’s obvious when you pick up the Bosch GET75-6N 6″ Dual-Mode Random Orbit Sander. This new sander from Bosch features two modes including a Turbo mode for rapid material removal which historically hasn’t been the strong suit of random orbit sanders. […]

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Work Sharp WS3000 Tool Sharpener

Work Sharp WS3000 Tool Sharpener Review I love sharp chisels and hand planes but I hate sharpening them. I hate it so much that for many years I  used my lumberyards sharpening service to avoid sharpening my own tools. While that system worked great, it costs me money and was not always fast or convenient. […]

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Holiday Tool Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Tool Gift Guide Every year we publish a holiday tool gift guide.  This year were doing the 12 days of Tool-mas! That means we’re doing 1 video each day for 12 days.  In this gift guide we highlight a different tool each day that would make a great gift of a guy and […]

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Makita XLS01Z Cordless Drywall Sander

Makita XLS01T 18V LXT  Cordless 9″ Drywall Sander Kit, AWS Capable (5.0Ah) Review Installing and finishing drywall is one of the tasks I least like to do in construction. In the whole drywall process, the final steps to mud, tape and sand joints are the worst part for me. I know that some tradespeople breeze […]

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Powermax45 XP Plasma Cutter Review

Powermax45 XP Plasma Cutter from Hypertherm Hypertherm recently sent us their Powermax45® XP plasma cutter from their best-selling Powermax® portable plasma systems. The Powermax45 XP plasma cutter is an updated version over their older best-selling Powermax45®. This updated model includes thicker cut capacity, faster cut speeds, and an automatic gas adjustment system. For small fabrication […]

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