Bosch GLM 15 Laser Measure | Preview

Measurement: Meet Your Match with Bosch GLM 15 Bosch revolutionizes measuring category with pocket-size laser measure that delivers big on simplicity, accuracy Mt. Prospect, Ill., August 26, 2014 – Small doesn’t mean modest, and this fall, Bosch is proving just that by offering a small tool with a big attitude – and even bigger capabilities. […]

SimpleScribe Scribing Tool | Tool Review

SimpleScribe Eliminates Guesswork Marty Crochet is the inventor of SimpleScribe. The Tool Skool Inventor’s Corner salutes Marty and his ingenuity! Marty has made his living as a carpenter for many years, installing paneling, laminate countertops, building cabinets and many other jobs where he is dealing with contoured floors or walls. Like many other carpenters, he […]

New Bosch GLL 2-15 Cross-Line Laser

New Bosch GLL 2-15 Cross-Line Laser Combines Accuracy and Ease of Use in a Compact System With a versatile positioning mount, the tool provides a more efficient leveling and alignment solution for professionals Mount Prospect, Ill., January 14, 2014 – Bosch Measuring Tools continues to showcase its innovation in the expanding line laser category with […]

SmithWorks PencilMan 25′ Tape Measure

Can you really improve the tape measure? Review of the SmithWorks PencilMan 25′ Tape Measure I recently put the SmithWorks PencilMan 25′ Lock ‘N’ Mark Tape Measure to the test.  I’ll have to admit when I first saw this tool I wasn’t quite sure what to make of it.  I mean, aren’t all tape measures […]

Ryobi Tek4 Digital Inspection Scope Review

Ryobi Tek4 Inspection Scope Review Inspection scopes used to be found in only high-end shops and tool bags. These days, the price has dropped to the point where it doesn’t make sense not to have one. Ryobi’s Tek4 Inspection Scope is a perfect example of top-notch electronics at a low price – and it fits […]

FLIR i-Series Thermal Cameras

FLIR i3, i5, i7 Thermal Imaging Cameras – CES 2013 The FLIR booth is always an interesting visit at the Consumer Electronics Show. This year was no exception, as we got a look at their new iSeries Thermal Cameras. It’s a pretty impressive lineup with 3 different models from which to choose. Thermal Imaging Camera […]

Bosch GSL 2 Surface Laser | CES 2013

Bosch GSL2 Surface Laser At first glance, it seems odd that tool companies have grown fond of displaying their wares at an electronics show. That is, until you begin to think about the amount of electronics in almost every power tool that does something other than pound a nail. Some conspiracy theorists even suggest that […]

Johnson Level Johnny Square 1941-0700 | Review

Johnson Level Johnny Square 1941-0700 I’ve had a small square very similar to this one hanging on my pegboard for a long time now. As soon as this one arrived, the other got tossed in the garbage. OK, in all honesty, I gave it away, but throwing it out sounds more dramatic and I wanted […]

LaGesse LaSquare 12″ Stainless Steel Blade (1-LAS-12S)

  LaGesse LaSquare Model 1-LAS-12S Review Wider is better. Pontiac sold that line many years ago, remember? Here’s another example from LaGesse Products, LLC – a small business in Mineral Point, Missouri. They’re a company that specializes in prototype and design work, as well as metal fabrication. Their creation, known as LaSquare, is proof that […]

Stanley FatMax FMHT33865 Magnetic Tape Rule – First Look

  Just when you thought it was next to impossible to improve on the already trustworthy FatMax tape measure, along comes an “ah-ha” moment. Those clever engineers at Stanley figured out how to solve a common problem when taking critical measurements. The secret? Magnets. OK, that’s nothing new, but it’s all about WHERE the magnet […]