Ryobi Tek4 Cordless Screwdriver Review

Ryobi Tek4 4-Volt Cordless Screwdriver Model # HP53LK Ryobi sent this screwdriver for Tool Skool to review, but the opinions in this review are completely my own and are not meant to be an advertisement for Ryobi or The Home Depot. I have been a big fan of the Ryobi Tek4 line since it came […]

7 Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas that you can still pick up today! For all of you procrastinators out there, we’re coming to your rescue.  We’ve put together a quick list of 5 cool gadgets or tools that we’ve seen on the shelves and you can go into the store today, purchase them, and still have them […]

Ryobi Tek4 Digital Inspection Scope Review

Ryobi Tek4 Inspection Scope Review Inspection scopes used to be found in only high-end shops and tool bags. These days, the price has dropped to the point where it doesn’t make sense not to have one. Ryobi’s Tek4 Inspection Scope is a perfect example of top-notch electronics at a low price – and it fits […]

Brad Staggs on Talk of the Town – Really Cool Tools

Brad Staggs on Talk of the Town – Really Cool Tools Staggs never passes up a chance to be on television for some reason. So, when Nashville’s CBS affiliate, Newschannel 5 asked him if they could do a whole show from the Tool Skool workshop, he eagerly consented. He took the opportunity to show some […]

2012 Holiday Tool Gift Guide

Note: Since this was time-sensitive information, some or all of the links may be broken. Tools & Gadgets & Accessories, oh my! The holidays are an interesting time around the Tool Skool shop. Beth loves Christmas, gets very excited about Black Friday specials and shopping, and hums Christmas Carols from October to January. Many find […]

Ryobi Tek4 LED Utility Light (RP4410) – Review

Ryobi Tek4 Utility Light Review When the Ryobi Tek4 Utility Light (RP4410) first arrived for review, I wasn’t sure it was all that and a bag of chips… I mean it was cute and all, but it was a little light no bigger than my hand.  I should have known that good things come in […]

Ryobi Tek4 5W Flashlight RP4450 – Tool Review

I have not come across one of the Tek4 tools so far that I have not liked, and the Ryobi Tek4 LED Hi-Beam Flashlight is no exception.  If you read other reviews online, you’ll see that I’m not alone.  And, as I’ve said in past Tek4 reviews, once you get the batteries and pick up […]

Ryobi Audio Plus Noise Suppression Headphones (RP4530) – Tool Review

  Let’s face it – safety gear is rarely, if ever, sexy. That is, until you consider the consequences for not using it. Honestly, even then, it’s not sexy – it’s simply smart and necessary. Having said that, can I just say that these headphones are sexy! The RP4530s run on the Tek4 battery system […]

Ryobi Tek4 Portable Power Source RP4900 – Tool Review

Now, more than ever, our phones are our lifelines.  We use them constantly and we are lost without them.  And while it may sound a bit dramatic, we start to panic when the battery starts to die; we have no way to continue our work day without stopping to recharge. I am not a contractor, […]

Ryobi Tek4 4-Volt Lithium-Ion LED Flashlight RP4400 – Tool Review

Ryobi RP4400 LED Flashlight Review First Impressions This is not going to be the lengthiest review that you’ve ever read, because there’s really nothing negative to say about this little flashlight.  It’s a compact flashlight (about 4 ½”) but it packs a powerful punch.  It’s pretty simplistic in design… just an off –on switch.It runs […]