CordLatch Prevents Extension Cords from Pulling Apart | Review

CordLatch keeps you connected. Saving time, which also saves money. One of life’s little annoyances is being in the middle of a job and pulling on the cord to whatever tool you are using and having it pull apart from the extension cord. It’s frustrating to have to turn the tool off, stop and find […]

DEWALT 8V Max DCL023 Worklight Review

DEWALT 8V Max Worklight Makes 3 A Flashlight is a logical choice to the 8V Max Lineup DEWALT introduced the 8V Max Gyroscopic Screwdriver over a year ago. And then they added another version of the tool with a conduit reamer shortly after that.   We all assumed that that would launch a full line of […]

Milwaukee M18 Cordless Blower Review

Milwaukee’s compact, cordless blower just might blow away the competition! Author X puts the Milwaukee M18 Blower (0884-20) to work: The Milwaukee M18 Compact blower (Model 0884-20) surprised me as it arrived in a very small box. I figured it was something else instead of the blower I was hoping to use. It was, when […]

Ryobi One+ Cordless Blower

Does the Ryobi One+ Cordless Blower / Sweeper (P2102) Bridge the Gap? If you’ve followed Tool Skool for any amount of time at all, you are familiar with the fact that I like a lot of the tools in the Ryobi One+ 18V line (click here or any of the related links at the end […]

Red Lithium M18 SawZall 2620-20 – Review

M18 SawZall 2620-20 When it comes time to upgrade or replace a recip saw, there are a lot of options on the market. Personally, I’ve loved my cordless SawZall and the way it’s performed for many years. In truth, the batteries have started losing their power over time, but the saw still works like new […]

Bosch 12V Compact Jobsite Radio PB120

Bosch 12V PB120 Compact Jobsite Radio Review If you’ve spent much time at all on a jobsite over the last few years, you’re probably quite familiar with the Bosch Powerbox 360.  Its top-notch sound quality, resistance to dust and moisture, and impressive roll cage make it the perfect radio for contractors to throw in the […]

SOG Multi-tool: Paratool S31-N

SOG Paratool brings 14 tools to your pocket When you think about multi-tools, the word “Leatherman” most likely comes to mind.  After all, it’s sort of like the word “Kleenex” is to tissue , or “Velcro” is to hook and loop (who knew the other brands were called hook and loop tape?).  But there are […]

Craftsman Nextec 3 3/8” Circular Saw – Review

Craftsman Nextec 12 Volt Circular Saw I’ve owned a couple of 18V cordless circular saws, and I really like them.  I don’t do a ton of framing, so most of the time, a cordless circular saw works just fine for the projects that I have.  But a 12V circular saw?  Would that really work? The […]

WORX SD SemiAutomatic Driver WX254L – Review

WORX SD SemiAutomatic Driver WX254L Overview: By design, the new WORX SD SemiAutomatic Driver (Model # WX254L) looks more like a gun than a powered screwdriver.  With drill bits loaded into a cylinder much the same way you would load bullets in a revolver, the Worx SD SemiAutomatic Driver makes changing bits easy as, well… […]

Porter Cable 18V Battery Status Indicator (PCC580B) – Review

It’s a simple idea, but sometimes the best ones are very simple.  Now, in a perfect world, all batteries on all tools would have a built in fuel gauge on them.  So that you could push a button anytime and tell how much charge is left in the battery.  In reality, some batteries do have […]