September 23, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

Lixer Tools Gage Block

I came from a background of scientific environmental testing and one thing that is a theme throughout the analytical science community is that the results of your lab testing is only as good as the accuracy of your instrumentation. This idea carries over into the tool world as well as some jobs have tight tolerances […]

2014 Festool Products

Festool has hit December hard with a variety of new offerings in its lineup of storage and organization, drilling/driving accessories, and the new 18 volt cordless Carvex jigsaw. Some of these products are limited in quantity. All of these products come with Festool’s 30 day money back guarantee and 1+2 limited warranty. In the first […]

Makita Expands 18V Tools Lineup

Makita is already known for being an industry leader in 18 volt cordless tool development, laying claim to the first tools in the category and boasting 70+ tools in its 18 volt lineup. It is also widely known for battery technology that greatly reduces tool downtime with impressively quick charging times. Continuing to grow from […]

Bosch EC Brushless Tools Lineup

Bosch is preparing for the launch of their newest EC Brushless 12 Volt Max drills/drivers, 18 Volt drills/drivers, and 18 Volt Socket Ready impact drivers and wrenches. Without jumping into a physics lesson for those of you that aren’t familiar with brushless motor technology, it results in the benefits of increased run time and longer […]

Senco FramePRO 325XP 3-1/4″ Pneumatic Framing Nailer

Senco has announced the upcoming release of its new Senco FramePRO 325XP 3-1/4″ Pneumatic Frame Nailer. The Senco 325XP has already won a 2013 Pro Tool Innovation Award in the category of Pneumatics—noting the retractable rafter hook, tool free depth of drive, and dry fire lockout system. Senco tells us that this addition to the […]

Happy Holidays and Decoration How to from Ryobi

Here is an excellent holiday Decoration How To project from Ryobi. It’s recommended as an intermediate project that should take about 3 hours to complete. This would be a great project to do with the kids this weekend and give Mama Bear a break for the afternoon! Here’s a link to the page that includes […]

Bosch GLL 3-50 Laser with Layout Beam

There’s another innovative laser offering with the Bosch GLL 3-50 laser with layout beam. This three-line laser displays one horizontal and two vertical beams, plus a plumb down point, the Bosch GLL 3-50 is designed to handle level, align, plumb, and square applications.  Users can expect an accuracy of 1/8″ at 33 feet. The range can […]

GearWrench Gimbal Ratchet and PivotForce Pliers

GearWrench, long known for its innovative hand tool design and application in the auto industry, has a pair of new product lines that are sure to gain some attention. First up is the GearWrench Gimbal Ratchet system. Offered with either a 1/4″ or 3/8″ connection, the Gimbal’s main feature is a unique design that allows pivoting […]

Bosch GLM 100 C Bluetooth Laser Measure

Bosch is taking us further away from our dependence on tape measures, pencils, and paper with the introduction of the new GLM 100 C Laser Measure with Bluetooth Wireless Technology. The laser is capable of measurements up to 330 feet with an accuracy of 1/16 of an inch and can store up to 50 measurements. […]

Rockler Nexabond Wood Adhesive Preview

Rockler Woodworking has announced its distribution Nexabond Wood Adhesive by Bioformix, a glue that gives do-it-yourself woodworkers the benefits of cyanoacrylate glue, but offers a longer open time to make adjustments to joints. Rockler tells us that the volume of glue is reduced by only having to apply the glue to one of the joint […]