Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

Milwaukee Fastback Hawkbill and Spring Assisted Knives

Milwaukee is expanding  its line of Fastback Knives with three new offerings. Like their predecessors, the Milwaukee Hawkbill knife, Smooth Pocket Knife, and Spring Assisted Knife will feature one handed blade opening. According to Milwaukee, the single hand operation activates the blade three times faster than two handed operations. Even faster activation is expected with […]

Rockler Ready2Rout Electronic Router Fence

Once again on the cutting edge of making woodworking more exact and enjoyable, Rockler has developed the Ready2Rout Router Table Fence. How does this make woodworking better for us? It’s the industry’s first electronic router fence. Yes, you read that correctly, Rockler has brought computer technology to the router fence. The Ready2Rout itself is an […]

Panasonic EY7549X Cordless Impact and Drill Driver

Meet the Panasonic EY7549X Cordless drill/driver and impact driver/wrench. This new multi-application cordless tool is in the Tough IP series and carries an IP rating of 56 for dust and water resistance. It’s got a lot more torque than the Panasonic EY75A1LS2G 1/4″ impact driver. What I really like about the Panasonic EY7549X (in addition to […]

Panasonic EY7552 Cordless High Torque Impact Wrench

Panasonic EY7552 Expands Tough IP Lineup I’m the kind of guy that seems to make a hobby out of killing electronic devices that travel outside the safety of my home, so when Panasonic tells me that they have a new torque wrench that is water and dust resistant, I scramble to make some room for […]

Fasco F58AC RHN20-90 SCR SS/CT Strip Nailer

Fasco has come out with the F58AC RHN20-90 SCR SS/CT. This strip nailer features the ability to handle three 20 degree fastener types including Plastic Strip SCRAIL (for both fine and course threads), BeckDeck double threaded SCRAIL, and Plastic Strip Collated Concrete Pins. The Fasco F58AC has a patent pending magazine design that has two insertion points with top […]

Bostitch Cordless Power Tools

We enjoy the opportunity to review a new power tool when it is developed, but when a company tells us they are coming out with an completely new line of power tools, we get really excited! Bostitch has announced the launch of their new professional power tool line consisting of several new Bostitch corded tools […]

Milwaukee Snap-Off Utility Knives

Milwaukee Tool is expanding its hand tool offering with the introduction of several new Milwaukee Snap Off utility knives. For starters, the new snap-off utility knives feature an acetone resistant housing and blades made from iron carbide metal. Milwaukee tells us that the blade material will improve durability up to twice as long as standard […]

Rockler Storage Pouches and Aprons

Sometimes an idea is unveiled that makes me wonder, “Now why didn’t I think of that?” This is definitely one of those times. Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced its new Portable Storage System. This series of pouches and aprons offers the user the convenience of organizing tools based on task. Rockler has designed pouches […]

Rockler CNC Shark Routing System

Rockler CNC Shark Black Diamond Routing System

Seeing this tool made me think that it might be a good idea to lock myself in a garage for a couple weeks and rework all the signage in my neighborhood. The new CNC Shark Black Diamond Routing System from Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is a CNC routing system that uses software, including  zeroing capability, […]