Milwaukee M18 3-1/4″ Planer | Preview

M18 3-1/4″ Cordless Planer So, I got to try this planer out for all of about 5 minutes at the Milwaukee Media Event this year. What I can tell you is that it feel solid and has a nice weight and balance to it, it’s powered by your collection of M18 batteries, and it has […]

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 […]

What’s New? Milwaukee M18 FUEL 2015

Milwaukee’s Latest Cordless Tools As Paul Fry reminded us in our interview with him, it’s been 3 long years since we were introduced to the magic and wonder of M18 FUEL from Milwaukee. It was the marriage of the ultimate superhero battery and the latest brushless motor technology. When combined, it gave us a thrill […]

Milwaukee M18 Expansion for 2014

Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2014 – Milwaukee M18 Expansions Each year Milwaukee Tools puts on a heck of a press event. Most of the online and print publications you know and love send representatives to see all of the new tools that Milwaukee will be launching in the next few months to a year. And […]

Milwaukee M18 LED Flood Light | First Look

Milwaukee M18 LED Work Light Topping off our look at their New Product Symposium is the Milwaukee M18 LED Flood Light. We were impressed with the intensity of this LED unit, as well as the variety of jobsite-friendly features. M18 LED Flood Light Video Preview Tyson Apfelbeck is the Product Marketing Coordinator for this line […]

Milwaukee FUEL Brushless Tools | Overview

Milwaukee FUEL Technology Overview I’ll be the first to admit I was confused when brushless motors made their way into the tool realm. I think the fact that nearly every tool company chose to brand theirs differently contributed. Now that the dust is settling, the overall landscape of brushless is  more than promising. The technology […]

Milwaukee Diamond Plus Hole Saws – First Look

Diamond Plus Hole Saw Preview Diamonds can be a plumber/installer’s best friend, when they’re ground into bits and slathered onto a hole saw. The Diamond Plus lineup is Milwaukee’s latest offering from their New Product Symposium this year. The saws come in two form factors and you’ll see them both in action in this video […]

Milwaukee Bottle Opener & Wire Stripper

Milwaukee Bottle Opener Because nothing says “Party” like mixing beer and 120 volts. That’s a joke, of course. We all know that dealing with electricity is no laughing matter and you should never drink and strip….wire, that is. The proceeding message was brought to you by the Tool Skool Legal Department. Milwaukee Bottle Opener Features […]