Home Repair Instruction Manual | Save Energy

Learn How to DIY | Home Repair Author Brad Staggs has been working in the home improvement industry for more than 20 years, so he’s learned a trick or two. Now, he wants to pass them on to you. You’ve seen him on DIY, HGTV, and now, The Blaze. His book, Spend a Little Save […]

Brad Staggs on Talk of the Town – Really Cool Tools

Brad Staggs on Talk of the Town – Really Cool Tools Staggs never passes up a chance to be on television for some reason. So, when Nashville’s CBS affiliate, Newschannel 5 asked him if they could do a whole show from the Tool Skool workshop, he eagerly consented. He took the opportunity to show some […]

Brad Staggs on Talk of the Town – Teaching Kids to Work with Their Hands

At Tool Skool, we believe in teaching kids to work with their hands.  They should know how to fix and build things.  While, we have no problem with kids working on computers or even playing video games, kids still need to learn skills like using tools and actually putting something together, either by designing it […]

Home Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Tool Skool’s Brad Staggs appeared on the Nashville CBS affiliate’s Talk of the Town recently.  In this segment of the show, Brad gives his tips for winterizing your home.  These tips, and many more, can be found in his book Spend-A-Little, Save-A-Lot Home Improvements. Here are some of the tips Brad shared: Cover ’em Up! […]

Rockler Glue-Tool / Glue Brush – Tool Review

You say po-tay-to, I say po-tah-to. I’m not really sure why they decided to call this a “Glue-Tool” instead of a “Glue Brush”, but they did. By any other name, it would be just as sweet. This thing rocks! Other than to say it’s worth $3.99, I’ll let the video speak for itself:     […]

Dremel Trio – A Workshop In Your Hand

Dremel Trio Review It cuts, it sands, it routs. At least that’s what Dremel says. I’ll say it’s a pretty handy tool to have around the shop. Dremel Trio Overview I first saw it at the Hardware Show in Vegas last year (2011). For some reason, it stood out amongst the other tools in the […]

Racor Ladder Lift (LDL-1B) – Tool Review First Look

2012 National Hardware Show – First Look Series: Here’s a new storage idea for ladders from Racor. We discovered this clever solution at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas. Installation and use look pretty simple to us. Take a look and see what you think: To check prices or purchase the Racor Ladder Lift […]

B-Lit Flashlight Tool – Tool Review First Look

2012 National Hardware Show – First Look Series: Kenneth Brown came to the Hardware Show this year to find some love for his new invention. It caught our eye because it was clever, useful and well-designed. It gives you several different options for using your flashlight in just about any situation. Ingenuity and attention to […]

Coast LED Pro Pocket Pliers – Model C5899

2012 National Hardware Show – First Look Series: This is one of the cooler tools we saw while walking the aisles of the 2012 National Hardware Show. The tool combines spring-loaded pliers, several convenient knives and implements, and a pair of LED lights to illuminate your work area. To order the Coast Model C5899 Pocket […]

Delta Model 50-871 Air Cleaner – First Look Tool Review

Dust control is one of the most important aspects of maintaining a safe and enjoyable workshop. Delta recently released their newest Ambient Air Cleaner – Model 50-871. It’s a 3-speed, digital air cleaner with a lot of bells and whistles, including a timer, 2-stage filter and remote control. Here’s my First Look at the newest […]