Archives for March 2011

IRWIN Crowns Daniel Shepherd World’s Ultimate Tradesman – News

From IRWIN: UK/Ireland’s Ultimate Tradesman Challenge Champion Defeats Five Competitors From  Around the World and Takes Home a Cash Prize of $10,000 Bristol, Tenn., March 20, 2011 — England’s Daniel Shepherd, of Halifax, became the World’s Ultimate Tradesman today, and the winner of $10,000 during the IRWIN® Tools Ultimate Tradesman Challenge World Finals, held at Bristol […]

News – IRWIN Tools presents the 2011 Ultimate Tradesman Challenge World Finals

I’m headed to Bristol, TN a little later this month to check out the latest tools and accessories coming from IRWIN Tools. While there, I’ll get to check out the Ultimate Tradesman Challenge.  Here’s a bit of information from the Irwin press release: IRWIN® Tools, a world-class manufacturer and marketer of a broad line of […]

Review – Irwin Universal Handsaw

It’s not often that a tool without a motor does anything for me. I’ve said in the past that I’m completely spoiled to the point where I’ve almost forgotten how to swing a hammer. If a job can be made easier with ac or dc power, I’m all for it. That’s why it was a […]

Stanley Clamp Light (95-891) – Review

I was introduced to the Stanley Clamp Light at a press event. As soon as I saw it, I liked it.  Since that time, I’ve used the light for everything from swapping circuits in my electrical panel to shooting pictures and video. It’s performed like a champ to date. The light runs on either 2 […]

Swanson Lightning Level – Review

Swanson Lightning Level: Here’s another of those “Why didn’t I think of that?” products. There have been countless situations in the past where I struggled to see the bubble; cramped in a tight dark corner of a construction project, mostly. These days, between my eyesight not being what it used to be and those same […]