Someone at Stanley though that they could pull a fast one on us, but oh no, we caught on! That’s right, they thought that they could just go ahead and improve the FatMax Functional Utility Bars (FuBars) by giving them a high visibility yellow powder coat without anyone noticing. But we did!
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The Hammer, designed and crafted by John Paulding, is by far one of the most magnificent tools that we have ever laid our eyes upon. Still, merely describing The Hammer as a machinists hammer, as exemplary as it is, would never do it justice. Not just a tool, The Hammer is a work of art!
Following the wake of their immensely popular Artifact keychain tool and pocket knife, Gerber is preparing to release the Shard, an even smaller keychain tool. Gerber’s Shard is a lightweight and compact pocket tool that looks to be quite functional despite its small size. One of the more interesting points that Gerber makes, is that the tool is considered […]
The Craftsman 10″ MiterMate Miter Saw is unlike any miter saw that we’ve ever seen before. Compared to a traditional miter saw, the MiterMate, with its innovative V-fence system, is said to help woodworkers and DIYers save time while increasing the efficiency and accuracy of their cross cuts and miter joints.
We scoured Sears’ website and data feeds, and found quite a few hot clearance deals on tools and tool storage products. Given the incredible savings, we felt that these deals were far too good to only mention in a single short-lived post, so we assembled them into a Sears & Craftsman Clearance Deal Page. This […]
Lee Valley’s most recent newsletter featured a new nut and bolt thread identifier tool that they’ve just begun carrying. From now until January 24th, the tool is being offered for $13.50, and the regular price is said to be $18.50.
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Stanley Bostitch’s CAP1516 is an ultra-quiet and super portable 1.6 gallon oil-free air compressor intended for light duty trim work. Capable of powering a finish nailer, this Bostitch should be able to handle brad nailers, pinners, and staplers as well. The CAP1516 has a power rating of 1.5HP at peak and 1.1HP while running, outputs 2.7 […]
After yesterday’s quick review of a Superior Tools pipe cutter, we received a few inquiries about how to properly use such a cutter. Most if not all rotary tubing and pipe cutters share a similar design. Like a C-clamp, there is always one stationary support, and one adjustable support that is mounted to the end of […]
I needed to make two cuts in a length of 1″ Schedule 40 galvanized steel pipe, and did not have the tools available to do so. There are many hand and power tools that would have been appropriate for a job like this: an angle grinder, chop saw, metal cutting circular saw, snap pipe cutters, rotary pipe […]
As previously mentioned, the Ryobi Tek4 5-piece kit features two new additions to the Tek4 lineup – a cordless screwdriver, and power snips. We gave these new Tek4 tools some more thought, and were able to briefly give them a try in-store. All in all, we are pretty optimistic about these new tools, and the […]
There is a power tool clearance going on at Home Depot, with some tools selling for more than half-off. Following are some of the deals that you can expect to find: Milwaukee M12 3/8″ drill + radio $79 (compared to $180 on Amazon) Dewalt 4-pc cordless tool set $200 (hard to find in stock; $500 on […]
We have been waiting for a good price on the Rockwell Jawhorse for a few weeks now since seeing one in person, and are delighted to see that it is eligible for Woodcraft’s current 15%-off coupon. After the discount, the Sawhorse drops in price by $27 to $153. Shipping for our order comes up as $13, which […]
Take a look at this KR Tools adjustable wrench with built-in 1/4″ drive ratchet that we came across. Quite a few thoughts come to mind, but at no point did we look at the tool thinking “boy, we could really use a tool like that.” We’re quite sure that some people would be able to […]
Product description and pricing errors are not at all that uncommon on online stores, but some of them are downright amusing. Take, for example, these Erem wire strippers that are claimed to feature magic. That’s right, at the bottom of the list, it clearly says that magic is one of these wire strippers’ main product […]
Over at Amazon, the 10 pocket McGuire-Nicholas 10 pocket tool pouch in discounted to $8. From the looks of it, the pouch can hold quite a few hand tools and has a decent sized pocket for nails and fasteners. McGuire-Nicholas 1NT-670-P 10 Pocket Tool Pouch (Amazon) Orders $25+ are eligible for free super saver shipping. […]
Channellock recently announced a new smaller sized V-Jaw tongue and groove plier. Similar in design to its larger brethren, the pocket-sized 6-1/2″ 412 plier is better suited for smaller or reduced access jobs.
In case you didn’t catch our lame attempt at humor, a particular drill bit issue has created a bit of annoyance for us. It all started about one year ago when we purchased a “G” sized jobbers length twist drill bit for a small project. The project was delayed and put on the backburner, and […]
You may be a tool enthusiast if: You sometimes dream about tools.* Every long distance out of town trip or vacation must include visiting at least one tool shop. You get easily frustrated when you see people misusing the wrong tools for the job. No, slotted screwdrivers are NOT crowbars, and a butterknife is NOT […]