History of the Screwdriver

As discovered through tools passed down to me They don’t make ‘em like they used to. Cliché, I know. In some instances, that is a good thing. Think of the Ford Pinto or early cell phones. The gas tank was located too close to the rear bumper that led to a number of explosions from […]

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 […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2014

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide Gifts You Can Pick Up Today! At Tool Skool, we don’t endorse one big box store over another, but we realized we’ve been so busy this year, that we’d not put together a Father’s Day Gift Guide.  So we took a stroll through our closest home improvement store, which […]

Brad’s Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013

Brad’s Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide Father’s Day is June 16th, 2013.  But if you are still looking for some great last minutes gifts that you know Dad will love, Tool Skool’s, Brad Staggs has put together a list of some great ideas in a variety of prices that will win you brownie points […]

SKIL 360 Quick-Select™ Screwdriver

Keep It Together with the New 360 Quick-Select™ from SKIL The Right Bit At The Right Time. Everytime. MT. PROSPECT, ILL. – DIYers asked, and we answered! Introducing the new 360 Quick-Select™ 4V Max Screwdriver (#2356-01) from SKIL – the ideal solution to the never ending problem of missing screwdriving bits. With a fully integrated […]

SKIL’s New MAG77LT Worm Drive SKILSAW®

Get More MAG and Less Weight with SKIL’s New MAG77LT Worm Drive SKILSAW® MT. PROSPECT, ILL. – Who else but SKIL could invent the world’s lightest worm drive saw? The new SKIL MAG77LT weighs in 4 lbs. lighter than the standard worm drive saw* but offers the same power and durability consumers have come to […]

The Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide Ever

Cool Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is just around the corner and guys, we know you haven’t even thought about a gift to buy your Mom, your wife, or your girlfriend (hopefully, you’re buying for your wife OR your girlfriend, but that’s another story).  Never fear, Tool Skool’s Gift Guide is here to […]

Cyber Monday Deals Week on Tools from Amazon.com

Cyber Monday Week Deals Week on Tools from Amazon.com Cyber Monday may be over, but there are still great deals to be had.  Amazon.com is still in Cyber Monday week, and posts new deals on tools and home improvement items daily.  Here are some that might interest those of you shopping for tool lovers or […]

Skil Lithium Ion Power Cutter – Review

SKIL Lithium Ion Power Cutter is more than a gadget You know what I really hate?  I hate those ridiculously difficult to open molded plastic packages that house half the products hanging on any store shelf.  Opening those little suckers is one of the most difficult tasks on Planet Earth.  NOT ANYMORE.  Enter the Skil […]

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 […]