2014 STAFDA Recap

2014 STAFDA Show Comes to a Close Tool Skool Got to See the New Products and Brings them to You Each year, a city plays host to distributors, manufacturers, rep agents, and affiliates (trade press) serving the light construction/industrial market for STAFDA’s (Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association) annual convention. This year drew more than […]

Who Will Build America’s Future?

Building Trades Crippled America is in real trouble, but you’re not seeing this headline on the front pages of any news site for the reasons I’m about to tell you. It’s not about war or poverty or hunger. The reason America is in big trouble? We’re not raising our kids to build. Anything. The building […]

Irwin FK Series Folding Utility Knives – Video

Irwin Folding Utility Knife – FK Series Long gone are the days when a utility knife simply had to slide smoothly in and out of its casing. Now, they have to just about make biscuits to even be considered for the toolbox. Oh, and let’s not forget about style – they also have to look […]

IRWIN Folding Utility Knives With BladeLock Technology

IRWIN Introduces New Series of Folding Utility Knives With Proprietary BladeLock Technology New Knives Offer Unprecedented Locking Features, Durability and Design Innovations HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., JUNE 10, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Across all trades, there is a common tool in every tradesman’s tool bag – a utility knife. Utility knives come in various shapes and sizes […]

IRWIN’s Impact Performance Series

IRWIN’s New Impact Performance Series Line is Custom-Engineered for Impact Drills and Drivers Phase 1 Launch of IRWIN’s New Line Includes Screwdriving Bits, Nutsetters, Socket Adapters, and Bit Holders HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. [May 6, 2013] — As professional tradesmen continually seek power tool accessories that stand up on the toughest jobsites and help them do their […]

Irwin’s Multi-Material Drill Bits Save Tradesmen Time and Energy on the Jobsite

Versatile Bits Drill through a Variety of Materials at the Same Time HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. [Feb. 4, 2013] — Toting around different types of bits for different drilling tasks can be cumbersome, so every professional tradesman needs a single bit that’s capable of drilling through multiple types of materials. IRWIN® Tools today announces the introduction of […]

IRWIN Tools Initiates the Second Annual National Tradesmen Day 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012 will be the second annual National Tradesmen Day.  The goal from IRWIN Tools is two-fold.  First, they want each and every American to “Thank a Tradesman” for the work that they do.  There will be events to recognize skilled tradesmen in New York City at the One World Trade Center and […]

Quick Clamp Tip – Keep it Quick!

Here’s a great tip for restoring your old, sticking Quick Clamps to almost-new performance. . TEST

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 […]

IRWIN Crowns Daniel Shepherd World’s Ultimate Tradesman – News

From IRWIN: UK/Ireland’s Ultimate Tradesman Challenge Champion Defeats Five Competitors From  Around the World and Takes Home a Cash Prize of $10,000 Bristol, Tenn., March 20, 2011 — England’s Daniel Shepherd, of Halifax, became the World’s Ultimate Tradesman today, and the winner of $10,000 during the IRWIN® Tools Ultimate Tradesman Challenge World Finals, held at Bristol […]