Craftsman Extreme Grip Holiday Gift Guide

Black Friday Prices on Craftsman Tools Throughout all of November It’s the most wonderful time of the year! At least it can be if you have the right gifts to give, and have your house ready for the holiday parties. And you can do both of those things, plus assemble those hard to put-together gifts […]

Milwaukee HVAC & Insulation Knives | Preview

Milwaukee Insulation Knives for Tradesmen Milwaukee is widening their family of tools to include new knives designed specifically for HVAC and ducting contractors. The new knives will be available this year and it’s obvious that a lot of R&D went into the tools. Milwaukee Tool’s Derek Rose gave us the rundown on the family of […]

Milwaukee Copper Tubing Cutters | Preview

Tubing Cutters – Improved! Sometimes it’s the simple things that give the biggest return on investment. Actually, it’s more often than not the case. We tend to over-think a lot of stuff these days. It’s nice to see some useful, but simple improvements made to a tool that has been largely left alone for many […]

Milwaukee Cheater Pipe Wrench | Preview

The Cheater You’ll Want To Keep Why are divorces so expensive? Because they’re worth it. That goes for plumbers, as well. It’s a nasty smelly job in most cases, so any tool that makes it easier – we’re all for it! That’s what Milwaukee’s Cheater Pipe Wrench aims to do – combining 4 tools into […]

History of the Screwdriver

As discovered through tools passed down to me They don’t make ‘em like they used to. Cliché, I know. In some instances, that is a good thing. Think of the Ford Pinto or early cell phones. The gas tank was located too close to the rear bumper that led to a number of explosions from […]

Powerstrike Hammers | Review

Is Powerstrike The Right Hammer? If you’ve worked for any length of time in the trades, you understand the importance of a good hammer. For the uninitiated, hammers are not all created equal, which is why a trip down the hammer aisle at any supply store can be more than a little intimidating. Around the […]

Milwaukee Tool Expands Screwdriver Line | Preview

MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to rapidly develop its Hand Tool offering with the expansion of their screwdriver program. With a focus on applications with tight access fixtures and precision work, the new offering will include two Compact 8in1 Multi-Bit Drivers that deliver versatile performance in a compact design and three Precision Screwdriver Sets that […]

Milwaukee® Gripped Locking Tools | Preview

Milwaukee® Adds Gripped Locking Tools to new Torque Lock™ Line MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its Hand Tool offering and the recently launched line of TORQUE LOCK™ Locking Tools with the introduction of several gripped locking plier options, in both curved jaw and long nose styles that provide a durable, comfortable grip for […]

Milwaukee® Long Cut Snips Preview

Milwaukee® Metal Cutting Solutions Expand With Long Cut Snips MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its Hand Tool offering with the launch of two new Long Cut Snip Solutions that deliver best-in-class cutting length and up to 10X more cuts than the competition. Built from the ground up for peak performance and durability, the […]

JawHorse Portable Worstation RK9003 | Review

Rockwell JawHorse Workstation Solves Problems Giving you an extra hand for almost any project… Within an hour of unpacking the box containing the JawHorse Portable Workstation (RK9003) from Rockwell Tools, I was using it to solve a problem. Granted it isn’t a burley, gritty, cool-guy project but I would have been hard pressed to find […]