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DEWALT Introduces ToughCases+Accessory Storage Sets

  DEWALT announces new line of bit accessory containers   Dewalt Tough is helping us stay organized with their new line of Toughcase+ Accessory  Storage Sets .  We always love seeing new tools, but when it comes to organization with ease we are all ears.  These new containers are the latest addition  to DEWALT accessory […]

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Best Cordless Router – Head-To-Head

Best Cordless 18-Volt Router Advantages of a Cordless Router As a carpenter, I use a compact router 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 on their job […]

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Paslode PowerMaster Plus F350-S 

Paslode F350-S Framing Nailer Review We recently tested nine pneumatic nailers and the Paslode PowerMaster Plus F350-S Framing Nailer was in that mix.  I’m a fan of and have been using the F350 nailer for some time and was looking forward to testing the F350-S . Paslode PowerMaster Plus Specifications Collation Type:                        Paper Depth Adjustment:                 […]

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Best Full-Size Framing Nailer – Head-To-Head

Full-Size Pneumatic Framing Nailers Head-to-Head Testing Pneumatic nailers first started gaining ground in the construction world in the 1950’s. While the underlying technology hasn’t changed much; features, size, weight, and function have all been improved drastically. Even though pneumatic nailers can’t replace hammers on the job-site, they have become just as common. Newer building materials […]

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Charging For Estimates

What is a Ball-Park Estimate? Let’s talk about free or what some clients refer to as “ball-park, estimates. When people tell me they want a “Ball-Park” estimate… I secretly want to say; Which ball park would you prefer; Fenway or Yankee Stadium?    Just kidding! There have been so many times in my career, where a homeowners […]

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DEWALT 20V String Trimmer

DEWALT 20V String Trimmer DCST920P1 Review  This review will detail the DEWALT 20V String Trimmer kit model #DCST920P1 which includes a 5.0 Ah battery and charger.  At the time of publishing this trimmer is a midpoint offering in the Dewalt OPE string trimmer line situated above the newly released DCST925M1 and the more powerful Flexvolt […]

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Sub-Compact Cordless Tools – Worth Another Look

Sub-Compact Cordless Tools Cordless tools continue to change and advance at warp speed leaving many users standing in the power tool isle overwhelmed with choices. Making things even more overwhelming is the extensive range of cordless tools from sub-compact up to high demand heavy duty tools. One of the categories that seems to generate questions […]

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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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Kershaw MIXTAPE Model 2050 Folding Knife Review

The Kershaw MIXTAPE 2050 Folding Knife Review Let’s be clear. This is not your good times mix you used to play in your Firebird on a Saturday night. But it is just as AWESOME! Kershaw is a manufacturer of high quality knives that offers styles that fit all budgets and tastes. The new MIXTAPE model […]

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Weather Guard Truck Toolbox Review

Weather Guard 127-52-02LF Saddle Box With Integrated Lighting Review In my opinion, Weather Guard makes the finest truck tool boxes on the market. From the high quality locks to the superb gas springs, I haven’t found a better box. Weather Guard has recently upped the ante with the new LED light kit that can be […]

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