Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

Festool Planex LHS 225 Drywall Sander application

Festool Planex LHS 225 Drywall Sander

Drywall sanding is a messy business at best and hazardous to your health at worst: prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline silica is responsible for many ailments. But Festool hopes to clean up with the Festool Planex LHS 225 drywall sander. The modular design features three lengths, two-speed gears, and adjustable suction power. Extensions allow a working height […]

DeWalt ToughBox Job Site Chest

DeWalt ToughBox Job Site Chest

DeWalt recently introduced the DeWalt ToughBox Job Site Chest for secure and organized tool and accessory storage. It’s made with a 16 gauge steel body, 14 gauge steel floor, and four-way skid access to its 7 gauge steel skids. Reinforcement comes from 11 gauge vertical ribs. It features a reinforced hat for lid stiffness, gas […]

Bora MiteriX Angle Measuring And Duplicator Tool application

Bora MiteriX Angle Measuring And Duplicator Tool

Measuring an angle and transferring it to a miter saw is challenging, usually resulting in an imprecise fit and an unsightly gap. But the recently introduced Bora MiteriX angle measuring and duplicator tool strives to change that. The MiteriX accurately measures all inside and outside angles, allowing the craftsman to set miter saws for precise cuts. Furniture […]

Bosch GLI18V-420 18V Worklight application

Bosch GLI18V-420 18V Worklight

There’s no place light is more important than on a jobsite. You have to see the work and you have to stay safe. So Bosch recently announced the 420 lumen Bosch GLI18V-420 18V LED Worklight. We first took notice of the new light at the 2016 World of Concrete trade show event. The three LED-design offers an adjustable light […]

DeWalt 12-Amp Handheld Blower (DWBL700)

DeWalt 12-Amp Handheld Blower DWBL700

No tool makes such quick work of a big mess like a blower. DeWalt has introduced the DWBL700 – a new professional-grade corded blower – to its lineup of outdoor power equipment. The DeWalt 12-Amp handheld blower is built for jobsite conditions and eliminates the hassles that come with gas-powered equipment. No mixing, no cans, […]

DeWalt 20V MAX Handheld LED Light (DCL044) application

DeWalt 20V MAX Handheld LED Light DCL044

Who couldn’t use a little more light shed on the jobsite? The new DeWalt 20V Max handheld LED Light aims to do just that. It provides up to 160 lumens, illuminating dark workspaces with 360° pivoting head. When used with the DeWalt 20V MAX 2.0Ah Lithium Ion battery (DCB203 – sold separately), the DeWalt 20V Max handheld […]

Titan RX-80 Airless Spray Gun

Titan RX-80 Airless Spray Gun

We all want an even spray from a comfortable gun. Titan set out to provide that with Titan RX-80 Airless Spray Gun professional airless spray gun. With an updated design that replaces the Titan LX-80 and G-10XL spray guns, the RX-80 joins the RX-PRO to complete the Titan Red Series line. The RX-80 works with any brand of paint […]

Makita XRU08Z 18V LXT Curved Shaft String Trimmer

Makita 18V LXT Brushless Curved Shaft String Trimmer

Makita recently added the Makita 18V LXT Brushless Curved Shaft String Trimmer to their cordless OPE lineup.  The XRU08Z delivers performance without the noise, emissions, expense, and maintenance associated with gas-powered trimmers. Weighing in at 7.9 pounds, the trimmer features a telescoping, curved shaft that adjusts from 60-1/2 inches to 64-1/2 inches. Makita’s BL brushless motor […]

Bosch Premium Segmented Rim Diamond Blades

Bosch Premium Segmented Diamond Blades

Bosch 12- and 14-inch Bosch premium segmented rim diamond blades cut concrete and hard masonry materials. These blades deliver fast, efficient cutting thanks to a tensioned steel blade core and a high-quality diamond formulation. Each blade segment is laser-welded to the steel core, making blades with high mechanical strength and rigidity. Vibration and blade wobble is […]