You may have heard about Craftsman’s new premium ratchets. Are they everything Craftsman says they are? After using them for a few projects these last few weeks, I have concluded that YES, they are, and then some. Read More
Rob sent us a heads-up that OSH is holding a one-day only 25% discount on Craftsman tools. The deal is only available online, today 12/1 only, “while quantities last.” Craftsman Tools via Orchard Supply & Hardware Thanks, Rob!
We took a look through Sears’ Black Friday sales flyer ahead of time, and hand-picked a few of the best to share with you. Read More
The winner of our recent Sears $25 gift card giveaway sent us a note about what he used the gift card for. He’s been looking for a tool bag for a long time, and with the gift card in-hand he chose this Craftsman Electrician’s Tool Tote that he’s already putting to good use. Congrats again, and use […]
Craftsman is launching a new line of universal sockets to match their newish universal wrenches. These sockets are designed to match a variety of fastener types and feature an industrial finish with finger knurls. At this time there are separate SAE and metric sets, a combined set including a matching ratchet, and a large 56pc set. […]
Craftsman has introduced new premium grade ratchets that feature an 84-tooth design and 4.5° arc swing. These ratchets also feature a fully-sealed head and long ergonomic handle.
Remember that set of Craftsman SAE elbow ratcheting wrenches that we recently reviewed? Well, we’re giving it away! Entering the giveaway is simple – leave a comment at the end of this post telling us what you would use it for. You can be honest or creative – keep it simple, or make it fun!
We recently reported that Craftsman has added a new right angle impact driver to their 12V cordless Nextec lineup. The new RAID is designed for close-quarters work but should provide enough power for general purpose fastening tasks as well. Eager to see what it can do, we put Craftsman’s Nextec RAID to the test. In this hands-on […]
Craftsman just announced a new edition to their compact lithium-ion powered NEXTEC cordless tool line – a right angle impact driver (17562). This RA impact driver is designed to drive fasteners in tight spaces and close quarters where other tools just cannot fit. The impact driver’s svelte height also means that the tool is held closer to the fastener […]
The first ever Craftsman Experience store opened this evening in Chicago. Designed to be a DIY and enthusiast haven, the Craftsman Experience will feature Craftsman tools as far as the eye can see, with most if not all tools available for hands-on demos. There will be a workshop and space for projects, how-to clinics, demonstrations, restorations, […]
Craftsman has offered us this sweet cordless mechanics power tool combo kit to give away! The prize includes a 1/2″ compact lithium-ion drill/driver and 1/2″ square drive impact wrench, complete with charger, a full-size Li-ion battery, a compact Li-ion battery, tool bag and accessories. Here’s how to win:
I rarely work with retaining snap rings, but when I do they sometimes come at me in waves of different styles and sizes. While my changeable multi-tip internal and external snap ring pliers are great to use, changing those tips out many times in a single project can be quite tedious.
IndyEngineer sent us a heads-up that Craftsman’s SAE Dog Bone wrench is currently on sale (normally priced $25.99). While this style of combination wrench isn’t suitable for heavy duty, delicate, or precise work, it seems to be quite popular. The metric set is also on sale for $19.99 Craftsman SAE Dog Bone Wrench via Sears […]
With their pivoting box ends, Craftsman’s ratcheting elbow wrenches are anything but ordinary. Possibly inspired by similarly styled indexable ratchets, these elbow wrenches are designed for use in tight spaces and situations where a fastener may be obstructed. Curious about whether these new wrenches were innovative, gimmicky, or both, we set out to review them. In the end, […]
Craftsman is holding a rather cool “Trust in Your Hands” photo contest where 10 grand prize winners will each receive a Craftsman C3 cordless tool package valued at $750. To enter, take a photo that you feel conveys Craftsman’s “Trust in Your Hands” theme, and submit it via twitter to @CraftsmanClub before July 2nd.
Just a heads-up, our Craftsman Hammerhead Auto Hammer Giveaway ends today. If you want to win this handy tool as a Father’s Day gift (or to keep it for yourself), you have until tonight to enter!
As we discussed when the Craftsman-Ace partnership was first announced, Craftsman tools were expected to be stocked by Ace Hardware locations ahead of Father’s Day. Reader Eric sent us a note that he heard a radio advertisement which mentioned Craftsman tools carried by Ace. We have also seen some heavy Craftsman promotion by Ace, especially on […]
Craftsman’s 3-piece screwdriver handled pry bar set is currently half off, making it $20. Opt for in-store pickup to save on shipping! This set currently has 17 perfect 5-star ratings over on its product page – a very good sign. Craftsman 3pc Curved Pry Bar Set via Sears
We’ve got a Craftsman Cordless Auto Hammer to give away! Craftsman’s Auto Hammer is designed to be used in hard-to-reach places, and is absolutely superb for smaller trim and finish nails. The winner can keep it for themselves, or give it to their Dad as a Father’s Day gift. To enter, all you have to do […]
Yikes, how did we miss this?! Sears has discounted Craftsman’s 52-inch 23 drawer Griplatch ball bearing tool storage combo by 50%! The $1000 savings are reflected in your shopping cart. Home delivery is $65 (at least to our address), but the combo is also available for in-store pickup. Craftsman 52-inch 23 Drawer Griplatch Ball Bearing Tool Storage […]