If these Target step stools look familiar to use, discontinue use and return them to Target for a full refund.
Delta has recently announced a new 5-year warranty for their power tools, and Duo-Fast has announced that their hardwood floor nailer and stapler would be covered by a new 10-year warranty.
Goldblatt Tools has been renewed and is coming out with new tools, tool designs, and a performance guarantee that ensures the tools deliver professional results.
We’ve learned that CPO Outlets has purchased Tyler Tool…
A Yale student was killed when her hair was caught and pulled around a lathe that she was operating in a university machine shop.
Harry Epstein’s Daily Dispatch broke the news that the US government’s GSA is changing the requirement for tool kits to be 100% USA-made. According to their source, such kits must only be 51% USA-made from now on.
Dewalt is launching a new (huge) selection of pro-grade hand tools! No, this isn’t a late April Fools Day joke!
Craftsman and Sears’ 2011-2012 tool catalog is now available for browsing online, and it’s definitely worth checking out! The digital version is extremely quick to browse through, but I’m still looking forward to the print version.
Dewalt, Makita, Starrett and Husky have all recently announced new sponsorships and partnerships – take a look to see who they’re supplying and who’s sporting their logos.
Here’s a thumbs-up-invoking great customer service story that was posted to the Consumerist this morning about Home Depot.
Select Craftsman compressors sold from 2000 thru 2005 are being recalled.
Dremel released a new mobile version of their website and it’s actually pretty neat. They are attempting meet the changing needs of consumers and for the most part, I think they got it right!
We received official word that Stanley Black & Decker will finalize the sale of Delta Woodworking Machinery to Chang Type Industries in early February. The new independent company will be called Delta Power Equipment Corporation, and will be based in Anderson County SC as previously reported. Both the Unisaw and Biesemeyer brands will be moving along with […]
Dremel Pinewood Derby Days at Lowes are back! This is a great way to get your kids off their video games and out of the house this winter!
Buzz from Chris Elsworthy, designer of the Power8 Workshop, is that the cordless multi-tool workstation is currently being refreshed with Li-Ion PowerHandles and a new smart charger. The revised model is due to hit store shelves soon, and may include additional upgrades. I wrote about the Power8’s design before, and while I don’t think it looks too good on paper, user reviews seem […]
Popular Woodworking has reported that Stanley Black & Decker is set to sell its Delta brand to TOTY, a Taiwanese company that currently produces many benchtop power tools for Black & Decker, Craftsman, and Ryobi. The new company, Delta Power Equipment, will be run by Bryan Whiffen, who is currently listed as a senior VP for […]
Entrepreneur Magazine recently placed Matco and Snap-on high in their 2011 Franchise 500 Rankings. Matco earned itself the #19 spot, with Snap-on not too far away at position #25. According to a recent Matco press release, franchisors are judged by an independent auditor according to a set of objective criteria such as financial strength and […]
Bosch’s new System Specialist (BSS) program is being launched at Ohio Power Tool and 19 other small tool dealers around the country. The BSS program is about new product introductions, smart retail layouts, loaner tools, certified repairs, and so much more. You can read more about this new initiative at Coptool and HCI, and check […]
An older model Ryobi cordless drill has just been recalled. Sold at Home Depot from January 2001 to July 2003, drill model HP 1802M is being recalled due to a flawed switch that can potantially overheat causing a fire and burn hazard. If you have a drill that looks like the one shown above with […]