Do you agree or disagree with the potential for this?
The questions about SK Tools’ future keep mounting.
SK Tool fans are frustrated and unhappy at the lack of communication.
The SK Hand Tool brand is under new ownership.
There rumors that SK Tools is up for sale, and newer rumors that an acquisition is already in progress.
Harbor Freight released new Icon hand tools. Here’s a price comparison example.
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.
I had the opportunity to review an SK 3/8″ socket set, and it changed my thoughts about the brand – for the better.
I took these SK Hand Tool hex bit sockets for a spin, and found them to be quite good.
SK Hand Tool’s thumbwheel ratchet is a handy and refined drive tool for working in tight areas.
Harry Epstein has announced that their SK Tools Discount Day will be on September 23rd and 24th.
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.
Looking to add to or upgrade your mechanics tools? Here are 5 USA brands you might want to to consider.
Good news – SK Hand Tool is now accepting new wholesale orders!
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 […]
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
If you recall, SK Hand Tools recently declared bankruptcy. It was rumored that Ideal Industries would make a bid to buy the debt-stricken hand tool manufacturer. This rumor has turned out to be true, although the sale has not yet been finalized