Milwaukee Tool Acquires Empire Level

Milwaukee Tool announced the acquisition of the Empire Level business based in Mukwonago, Wisconsin. Steeped in history dating back to 1919, Empire Level is a fully integrated solutions provider in the Layout and Measurement product categories. Empire is the leading US manufacturer of levels, squares, layout tools, and safety and utility tape. “From the invention […]

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 […]

Brad’s Christmas Gift Guide

Great Christmas Tool Gifts Guys really don’t want ties… they do want tools and gadgets.  Throughout the year, I try out new products.  Some are a better design to a tried and true tool.  Others are new, quite inventive tools.  But, in the end, I always think that a tool that makes a job simpler […]

Swanson Lightning Level – Review

Swanson Lightning Level: Here’s another of those “Why didn’t I think of that?” products. There have been countless situations in the past where I struggled to see the bubble; cramped in a tight dark corner of a construction project, mostly. These days, between my eyesight not being what it used to be and those same […]

Review – Bostitch Announces the First Line of Clamping Levels

Recently we attended the Stanley / Bostitch Press Event in New York, NY to introduce new tools coming out from Stanley, Bostitch, Porter-Cable, and a couple from Dewalt.  Over the next few weeks we hope to test several of these and bring you the latest information on what’s coming out and if and why you […]