Dana Wilkerson Archive

Artic Cove 18V Bucket Top Misting Fan Review

Arctic Cove 18V Cordless Bucket Top Misting Fan Review (Model MBF018) Home Depot is now carrying a line of products by Arctic Cove and they asked if we’d like for them to send one to test out for review.  We agreed, and as a side note, though Home Depot provided the product, the opinions in […]

Doorprop Door Stops | Product Review

Doorprop Door Stops | Simply Brilliant They work. Period. You can stop reading here and get one (or several) if you’re on the fence about the decision. Or you can keep reading to find out more about these brilliantly simple chunks of molded rubber can be used to prop open any door, according to the […]

iLuv Aud 5 Speaker and Dock for iPhone 5 | 5s | 5c

What do you listen to on the jobsite? Being in the construction business, I listen to music almost every day on the jobsite.  So, when I received the iLuv Aud 5 high-fidelity speaker and lightning dock for iPhone 5, I was excited to have a new toy to try out.  Prior to this, about 4 […]

Crown Molding Jig | General Tools

880-Crown King Review When the words “crown molding” get used on a job estimate for a client, my first thought is… RUN!! I have learned from 17 years in the home repair business that crown can be a bear to install, especially if you don’t do it on a consistent basis. Whether it’s an old […]

Bench Cookie Bridge | Paint Accessory Review

Rockler Bench Cookie Bridge Review This could be a painter’s best friend, and as someone who’s been a professional painter for the better part of a few decades, I should know. On a recent project, I got to use the little plastic wonders while I was painting the fascia board for an old guest house. […]

Homelite UT49102 Electric Log Splitter

Homelite UT49102 Electric Log Splitter Are electric log splitters faster and easier than wielding an ax? Hmm….you’ll have to wait just a bit to find out. We took a look at this tool several years ago when we produced DIY Tools & Techniques (hosted by David Thiel, a contributor to this website). It’s a very […]

Swanson Savage Folding Jab Saw Utility Knife – First Look

  Swanson Savage Folding Jab Saw Multi-tools are all the rage lately. It’s likely because every tool company is looking for a way to break through the clutter and create a truly unique and useful tool that will find its way into every tool pouch in America. Swanson’s latest entry into the niche is their […]

Kerry-All Pouch Review

Lloyd Kerry has been a woodworker for over 30 years and he’s learned a few things during that time. One of which is the fact that on a rainy day, it’s a real pain in the #^% to make a plywood run if you don’t have a camper shell on your truck. Necessity being the […]

Review – Bosch GTS1031 Jobsite Table Saw & GTA500 Stand

Bosch GTS1031 Jobsite Table Saw & GTA500 Stand To help us stay on top of things here at ToolSkool, we sometimes send out tools to be tested to pros we know.  We put the Bosch Portable Jobsite Table Saw in the capable hands of a general contractor, Dana Wilkerson, and asked him to give us […]