Archives for April 2014

Dremel Fortiflex Flex Shaft Tool – Review

Dremel Fortiflex Heavy Duty Flex Shaft Tool As a prop maker, I deal with a lot of fiberglass and rubber castings. Some are more detailed than others, but the bottom line is that I have to make them look as good for the camera as possible. This takes a lot of time and patience. I […]

How To Adjust a Sticking Door

Problem: Sticking Door What makes the door stick in the first place? Sticking doors are one of life’s annoyances. I have a friend who simply stopped using an exterior door at her house because it sticks so badly. She nailed it shut. While that certainly eliminated the annoyance (she never fights with the door anymore), […]

Ryobi Tek4 Cordless Screwdriver Review

Ryobi Tek4 4-Volt Cordless Screwdriver Model # HP53LK Ryobi sent this screwdriver for Tool Skool to review, but the opinions in this review are completely my own and are not meant to be an advertisement for Ryobi or The Home Depot. I have been a big fan of the Ryobi Tek4 line since it came […]

Spyder Skeleton Jig Saw Blade Review

Spyder Skeleton Jig Saw Blade Unique Design The unique blade design is what caught my eye, the rectangular channels throughout, and their promise of 100% straight cuts without losing my cool but, it was the speed with which I could tear through materials that really impressed me.  Here’s a diagram from Spyder that explains why […]

RIDGID® K-1 Combination Auger Preview

RIDGID® Announces the K-1 Combination Auger Blockage removal from urinals and shower drains via manual hand-crank or drill-powered operation: ELYRIA, OHIO – April 11, 2014 –The K-1 Combination Auger is the newest product in the auger line of drain cleaning tools from RIDGID. It quickly removes blockages from urinals and shower drains via manual hand-crank […]

Milwaukee® Shockwave™ Thin Wall Hole Saws Preview

Milwaukee® Shockwave™ Thin Wall Hole Saws: 40% Faster Cuts, 2X Life MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver game-changing solutions for the professional with the introduction of SHOCKWAVE™ Thin Wall Hole Saws. Providing up to 40% faster burr-free cuts than standard bi-metal hole saws, and delivering up to 2X longer life than the competition, […]

Locking Hitch Pin Review

Haul-Master Rotating Locking Hitch Pin Review A good solution for an age old problem: Because of what I do for a living, I’ve had an SUV for most of my adult driving days.  While there are the occasional days where I miss my Honda Prelude (especially when gas prices go up), on most days, I’m […]

April Newsletter Subscriber Giveaway | Makita 36V Cordless Circular Saw

Tool Giveaway: Enter for a chance to win Makita 18V X2 LXT Lithium-Ion 36V Cordless 7-1/4″ Circular Saw (Model: XSH01X) We first got a glimpse of this unique circular saw at World of Concrete Earlier this year.  Here’s the gist:  It’s a cordless circular saw that utilizes the already popular 18V platform.  BUT, you get […]