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Milwaukee M18 Packout Radio And Charger

Milwaukee M18 Packout Radio And Charger Model 2950-20 Mr. Bojangles Never Sounded So Good! I knew a man, Bojangles and he danced for you In worn-out shoes Silver hair, a ragged shirt, and baggy pants The old soft shoe… I love spending time in my shop, making things. And part of what I like is […]

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EGO LM2135SP Select Cut Cordless Mower Review

EGO LM2135SP Select Cut 21″ Self-Propelled Cordless Mower Review EGO has just announced their next generation 21″ self-propelled mower model and we have had the chance to put the new EGO LM2135SP Select Cut Mower through its paces.  Check below for a comprehensive review to see if the sweeping upgrades to EGO’s flagship mower will […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ 1″ High Torque Impact Wrench Review

Milwaukee M18 1″ High Torque Impact Wrench Model 2867-22 The new Milwaukee M18 FUEL 1″ High Torque Impact Wrench has finally hit the market and we just finished reviewing it. Pneumatic impact wrenches have been around very long time in heavy equipment garages where large diameter bolts are the norm. Until recently there were not […]

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What It Means to Gift a Tool

What do you build when you give a tool as a gift? The gift giving season is fully underway and the pressures to give a memorable and thoughtful token is the battle that many of us face. For tradesmen, contractors, woodworkers, hobbyists, homeowners, parents, etc… tools are often the de facto gift of choice. However, […]

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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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Milwaukee FUEL M18 Router

Milwaukee FUEL M18 Router 2723-20 Review There are many advantages of a Milwaukee FUEL M18 Router. Carpenters, use compact routers to make my own window sills when trimming windows, easing edges on decking and trim, creating chamfers, installing built-ins, mortising hinges, and sometimes to make on-the-spot moldings.  More and more contractors are cutting the cord […]

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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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Zero Tolerance 0223 Knife

Zero Tolerance 0223 Knife Review I’ve been carrying the Zero Tolerance 0223 knife for a month or two and my first impression still sticks. When I first opened this knife I said that it screamed quality – it appeared extremely well-built and was smooth to open. This knife, when open, feels like a  fixed blade […]

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Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Vacuum Review

Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Brushless Wet/Dry Pod Style Vacuum Metabo HPT Model Number RP3608DAQ4M This tool review takes an in-depth look at the new 36V MultiVolt cordless wet/dry vacuum from Metabo HPT model number RP3608DAQ4M. A clean shop or work area is a telltale sign of skilled professional. This is extremely difficult as the  construction […]

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RIDGID Tool Gift Guide

2019 RIDGID Tool Holiday Gift Guide The Holiday Season is here and I’ll bet you are looking for the perfect gift for your favorite contractor, handyman, or DIY’ers this Holiday season? Do not waste time wandering around the aisles of the big box stores or searching the endless pages of confusing stock lists of the […]

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