June Newsletter Subscriber Giveaway #1- RIDGID X4 18V Combo Kit

RIDGID Lithium Ion Cordless Hammer Drill/Driver and Impact Driver Model R9200 We’ve said it more than once at Tool Skool, but in case you’ve missed it, we’ll repeat it:  One of the best kept secrets on the Pro Tool Platform is the entire line of RIDGID Tools.  Made tough, the price is more than competitive, […]

DEWALT Drill / Driver DCD980M2 Review

High Performance Industrial Drill Driver My old DEWALT heavy duty drill driver finally gave up the ghost.  Honestly, I would have been fine getting parts and trying to fix it, but it probably was time to step it up a bit, and so I decided to give the 20V Max Lithium Ion version a try.  […]

Giveaway for the Holiday | RIDGID 12V Drill and Impact Combo Kit

Santa Seeks Assistance: Tool Skool and RIDGID are happy to help! Giveaway: RIDGID R9000K 12V Drill / Driver and Impact Combo Kit Good news for Tool Skool Followers.  We’ll be doing several giveaways before the holidays, and you can enter all of them.  Here’s the first one! R82005 Drill / Driver New from RIDGID, this […]

7 Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas that you can still pick up today! For all of you procrastinators out there, we’re coming to your rescue.  We’ve put together a quick list of 5 cool gadgets or tools that we’ve seen on the shelves and you can go into the store today, purchase them, and still have them […]

September Newsletter Giveaway | Porter-Cable 20V Max Combo Kit

PORTER-CABLE 20V Max Combo Kit (PCCK602L2) CLICK HERE for this month’s giveaway The kids are back in school, summer is almost in the rear-view mirror, and your “to-do” list is as long as ever.  How did that happen?  But there is good news!  It’s the beginning of the month and that means a brand new […]

New DEWALT XR Compact 20V Max Tools

2013 DEWALT XR – Extreme Runtime! We just returned from the DeWalt XR Media Event in Towson, Maryland. Two days at Stanley Black & Decker University (DeWalt’s parent company’s testing grounds) were devoted to learning about these and other tools that will be coming to a retailer near you over the next few months.  While […]

New Rockwell 16V Lithiumtech Drill, Impact Driver Fills Gap Between 12 and 18-20V Models

Charlotte, NC ─ There’s never a dull moment with a manufacturer that’s an innovator and unafraid to chart new territory.  Enter Rockwell’s new 16V MaxLithium Drill/Driver and Impact Driver.  These new power tools are compact, lightweight and feature shorter head stocks than competitor’s tools. They are the only 16V power tools in the professional tool […]

Tackle New Year’s Projects with Free Tools from RYOBI

Tackle Your Projects this Year by Winning New Tools From RYOBI! Congratulations to Ron Bryant! He wins his choice of Ryobi Tool Kits! Wanna be our next winner? Check out our Clamp Saw Giveaway! Tool Skool has joined forces with RYOBI Tools to help you have a very happy New Year!  We all make resolutions […]

Craftsman 12V Nextec Drill / Driver 17586 – Tool Review

Most of the tool manufacturers have a drill / driver in a 12V line.  They are all great for smaller tasks where there is no reason to pull out a full-sized drill / driver. Craftsman put theirs in their Nextec line and I think it has a couple of good things going for it.  One, […]

Review – Irwin Quick Change Bit Holders

Irwin Quick Change Bit Holder This is a perfect example of great things coming in small packages. I’ve used magnetic bit holders for years. Some have been better than others. A couple were complete trash. This new system (which isn’t really new; just modified) from Irwin has some nice features and is priced right. To […]