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 […]

WIN an AMPLIFI Hose Powering & Storage System!

This contest has ended, but we’re always giving something away! Check our Contest Page. SO WHAT IS AMPLIFI? The AMPLIFI Hose Powering & Storage System performs much like a pressure washer, but without a lot of the hassle. It increases the pressure and force of your garden hose, enabling you to power-clean things around the […]

Black & Decker LP1000 Alligator Lopper – Tool Review

Honeysuckle grows wild in Tennessee.  Not that I’m an expert in gardening, but honeysuckle is one of those plants that takes on many forms… it’s a vine, but it can also grow in the form of a bush or a small tree.   Most people consider it a weed, but I like the smell of honeysuckle, […]

Ryobi One+ Lithium Ion 18V String Trimmer

Ryobi One+ Lithium Ion String Trimmer Makes the Cut! As I’ve said in other reviews I have done on Ryobi tools, “Ryobi makes no bones about the fact that they are not a Pro Brand (big brother Ridgid handles that area), but instead are designed for the average DIYer, easily found as the house brand […]

Ryobi One+ 18V Lithium-Ion Hedge Trimmer Review

Ryobi Outdoor Tools Make it Easy to Give Your Yard Curb Appeal: Ryobi makes no bones about the fact that they are not a Pro Brand (big brother Ridgid handles that area), but instead are designed for the average DIYer, easily found as the house brand for The Home Depot.  For most homeowners, you can’t […]

Craftsman C3 19.2V Cordless String Trimmer

Make Yardwork Easier with a Cordless String Trimmer I have a confession.  I love a neat and tidy yard, but I’m not a big fan of the work it takes to make it happen.  So any tool that makes the  it easier or faster is just fine by me.  Oh, and did I mention, I […]

MyFixItUpLife Talks Real Outdoor Living with Brad Staggs – News

  Colleagues, Mark and Theresa Clement have a radio / internet broadcast show called MyFixItUpLife.  They do a great job staying on top of the trends in the Home Improvement and Building Industries.  The duo broadcast live from the International Builder’s Show this year, and those segments are available on their website: myfixituplife.com.  You should take […]

Real Outdoor Living Program Offers Free Project Plans, Tips & More – News

Building a Deck This Year? By Bryan E. Wright, Contributing Writer Planning to build a deck this spring? Warm weather may seem like it’s a long way off, but it’ll be here sooner than you think. So now is the time to get your deck ducks in a row so the project is done in time for […]