Although it’s not much of an update, there’s some SK Tool news.
Theory: Lowe’s will Partner with SK Tools
Do you agree or disagree with the potential for this?
Will SK Hand Tools be Made in USA or China?
The questions about SK Tools’ future keep mounting.
SK Tools is Facing Serious Backlash for “Selling Out to China”
SK Tool fans are frustrated and unhappy at the lack of communication.
GreatStar Aquires SK Hand Tool from Ideal Industries
The SK Hand Tool brand is under new ownership.
Rumor: SK Tools is up for Sale, Could Already be SOLD
There rumors that SK Tools is up for sale, and newer rumors that an acquisition is already in progress.
Harbor Freight Icon Hand Tool Pricing Compared to Other Brands
Harbor Freight released new Icon hand tools. Here’s a price comparison example.
New SK X-Frame Ratcheting Wrenches
The new SK X-frame ratcheting wrenches feature 3-stage, 6-pawl, and 216 position box ends and X-shaped handles for strength and fine-turning.
SK Socket Set Review – 3/8″ 18pc Fractional Set
I had the opportunity to review an SK 3/8″ socket set, and it changed my thoughts about the brand – for the better.
SK Hand Tool Hex Bit Sockets Review
I took these SK Hand Tool hex bit sockets for a spin, and found them to be quite good.
SK Thumbwheel Ratchet Review
SK Hand Tool’s thumbwheel ratchet is a handy and refined drive tool for working in tight areas.
“SK Day” At Harry Epstein Co, with 5% to 20% Discounts
Harry Epstein has announced that their SK Tools Discount Day will be on September 23rd and 24th.
Tool Intro: Pinch-off Pliers
Do you work with fluids and flexible tubing or hosing? Consider using pinch-off pliers the next time you need to cut off flow along a length of tubing.
5 Brands of High Quality USA-Made Wrenches, Ratchets, & Sockets
Looking to add to or upgrade your mechanics tools? Here are 5 USA brands you might want to to consider.
SK Hand Tools is Up and Running Again and Taking Orders!
Good news – SK Hand Tool is now accepting new wholesale orders!
SK Hand Tool Warranty Policy Now Up
Ideal/SK Hand Tool posted new warranty information on their website. As expected, it states that they are not obligated to fulfill warranty requests but will do so anyways starting in March. At that time you can bring your warranty claims to a local SK distributor at no charge, or mail them to SK along with […]
New SK Hand Tools Facility is Under Construction
Ideal Industries purchased the bankrupt SK Hand Tools last month, but at the time it was uncertain where the tools would be manufactured. Construction on a new facility has since began at Sycamore, IL.
It’s Official – Ideal Industries Purchases SK Hand Tools!
Official word just came out that Ideal Industries has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase certain assets of SK Hand Tools. The headline of the press release is also very reassuring: Ideal expands its commitment to its Made in America mission by keeping manufacuring of iconic tool brand in the United States. This may […]
SK Compound Pliers Set for $35
SK Hand Tools’ 2-piece compound pliers set is on sale for $35 via Amazon. The set includes two long-reach pliers: one with straight jaws, and the other with 45° angled tips. The last time we saw this set on sale was over a year ago, and the price was $40 plus $9 shipping. With an average retail range of […]
SK’s Tri-Molded Screwdrivers
Continuing with our Favorite Screwdriver Week series, take a look at SK Hand Tool’s tri-molded screwdrivers (#79600), which I use everyday at work. The drivers in this 5-piece set have ergonomic tri-molded® handles that are extremely comfortable and easy on the hands. Tri-molded handles are formulated from three types of materials to provide impact resistance (even at lower […]