Red Head Epcon S7 Hybrid Epoxy Adhesive

New From Red Head: Epcon S7 Hybrid Epoxy Adhesive For Cracked Concrete and Seismic Applications The ONLY fast cure ICC-ES listed adhesive for use in submerged and water filled holes, as well as saturated and dry conditions Schaumburg, Illinois (January 2014) – Red Head Adhesive Anchoring Systems has introduced Epcon S7 Hybrid Epoxy Adhesive for […]

Day 6 Plotwatcher Pro HD Game Surveillance System

One of the most versatile and valuable tools I work with on almost a daily basis is a camera. Sure, they’re not much good for driving nails (although this one seems tough enough to do just that), but they’re invaluable when it comes to documenting the work I do around the shop and out on […]

4LTX Shelf Bracket by Mladen

4LTX Shelf Bracket – Preview Mladen (like Aladdin, but with a “MMM” sound in front) is an interesting guy – and not someone I would consider shy. He approached us at the National Hardware Show and demonstrated his new product – a shelf bracket that works with 3/4″ wood and doesn’t require nails or screws. […]

First Alert OneLink Home Security System – First Look

2012 National Hardware Show – First Look Series: We found out about this product in an interesting way. At lunch one day, as we were sitting on the bench outside the Convention Center, an attractive woman began asking what we were doing at the show. Never one to shy away from strangers (it’s a curse), […]

Port-A-Cool Indoor Air Coolers at Hardware Show 2012

We stopped by the Port-A-Cool booth at the National Hardware Show and saw their latest offering. Several new portable air coolers designed for indoor use. They have a sleek, shiny finish and the company promises they’ll deliver the same quality as the rest of their line. From what we saw (and the air we felt), […]

Time Lapse Video of House Being Built Using ZIPSystem

We shot this project for a client of our production company, Black Box Media Group. Huber Engineered Woods makes ZipSystem Wall and Roof panels. To show how fast the system went together, we shot timelapse footage of an entire house being built. This is a portion of that video! More to come soon!. TEST

MyLowes Online Program

MyLowes – Review Lowe’s has come out with a new interactive, online series of tools for organizing your home products, and of course, home purchases.  I made a purchase in the store a couple of weeks ago and they asked me if I wanted a “MyLowes Card”. Assuming it was like other store cards, where […]

2010 NHS Quick Pick – Rescue Tape

Rescue Tape:   During the National Hardware Show this past May, my attention was diverted to a booth that had a very fascinating demonstration.  They were showing a roll of silicone tape that could be wrapped around most any kind of pipe, or tubing including electrical wiring, water lines, even a radiator hose.  It’s called […]

BarryStick Drywall Repair – Review

OK, I’ll have to admit that I thought I’d seen it all when it comes to drywall repair. After hosting and contributing to home improvement shows for well over 10 – ok, close to 15 –  years, I’ve seen just about every gadget, gizmo and redesigned mousetrap out there. And then along comes the BarryStick […]