Stanley TWINTEC Wrench | First Look

Stanley TWINTEC Wrench At the recent Stanley Black & Decker Media Preview in New York, Stanley introduced a new gadget wrench called TWINTEC. Sorry, didn’t mean to shout, but that’s how they spell it. According to Tom Chang with Stanley Black & Decker, the TWINTEC combines 27 tools into 1. That’s pretty exciting, right? Well, […]

Beth’s Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013

Tool Skool’s Guide to the REALLY COOL gifts for Dad! Father’s Day is June 16th, 2013 I’m a procrastinator, especially when it comes to buying gifts for my Dad.  When I was little, I gave my Dad anything that had to do with tennis, and one year I gave him a little statue for his […]

Stanley Pivoting Blower Fan 655704

Stanley Blower Fan by Lasko Review This small utility fan is surprisingly powerful, given its rather tiny footprint. It’s made mostly of plastic, including the squirrel cage, which accounts for it light weight. Honestly, I’m surprised at how many ways I’ve already found to put it to good use – it has certainly lived up […]

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 […]

Stanley 14 in 1 Folding Locking Multi-Tool (STHT70695)

Stanley 14 in 1 Multi-tool Overview: Stanley has always been a leader in innovation in hand tools, and the STHT70695 14 in 1 Multi-Tool is no exception.  It’s one of those tools that makes you wonder how you ever got along without one before now.   Compact and lightweight (it’s a bit bigger than a pocket […]

Stanley® Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Iconic PowerLock® Tape Rule

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – March 8, 2013 – Stanley® Tools, a leading manufacturer of hand tools, is celebrating 50 years since the launch of the popular PowerLock® tape measure line. To commemorate this anniversary, Stanley® is releasing a limited edition series of five tape measures featuring unique designs dedicated to important highlights in the Powerlock® […]

Putting Together a Basic Tool Kit

Putting Together a Basic Tool Kit Tool Skool’s very own Brad Staggs is featured on a Home Improvement episode of Talk of the Town on Nashville’s News Channel 5.  In this segment of the show, Brad shows what tools should be brought together to make a basic home improvement tool box. Take a look and […]

Cyber Monday Deals Week on Tools from

Cyber Monday Week Deals Week on Tools from Cyber Monday may be over, but there are still great deals to be had. 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 […]

Stanley Tripod Flashlight 95-112B – Review

I have always been a fan of the Stanley Tripod Flashlight, and have reviewed the predecessor to this one (95-112).  I’m happy to say that even though I never really had any issues with some of the negatives I read on other reviews, Stanley obviously pays attention, because this new and improved model addresses all […]

Stanley Bostitch Aluminum Chalk Reel (47-494) – Tool Review

Stanley Bostitch Aluminum Chalk Reel (47-494) There are a couple of basic tools that we all tend to buy multiple times over the years: caulk guns, chalk lines and putty knives to name a few.  But, there aren’t a lot of reviews out about tools like this.  Maybe because they are so simple in design […]