Power Tool Reviews

Often, power tools are where it’s “at”. When people visit the site, they want to know who makes the best corded and cordless power tools. This includes drills, drivers, hammer drills, saws, lights, sanders, multi-tools, best shop vacs, and more. These powered tools have reduced the time it takes to complete many jobs and tasks tradesmen work on every day. Our power tool reviews take the most recent tools and talk about how they rate and rank in the industry. Our reviews are targeted and written for the tradesman and business owner. Our goal is to allow the Pros a chance to see which recent developments in the industry are increasing productivity and which are just gimmicks. We also want to help you know which power tools are best overall. For this, we have round-up articles to find the best cordless hammer drill, best impact driver, and the best reciprocating saw. If these don’t help you find the best power tools, we don’t know what will.

Craftsman 11812 NEXTEC 12V 3/8-Inch Drill/Driver Review

Craftsman 11812 NEXTEC 12V 3/8-Inch Drill/Driver Review

NEXTEC 12V Lithium-ion tools are Craftsman’s answer to the subcompact tool category. Featuring a new color scheme that is a fresh departure from the old black and red colors, this line of tools has some unique offerings like the Hammer Head nailer. Since we are on a kick of doing compact drill drivers we figured the NEXTEC 12V 3/8″ drill/driver deserves a closer look also.

Rockwell RK5102K button

Rockwell RK5102K SoniCrafter 72 pc Kit Review

Rockwell may not be a name that is on the tip of your tongue when you think of tools – but it ought to be. This fairly new company is making some very impressive tools right now that span the industry, from saws to drill guns to sanders. Now, they’ve added a new tool to their arsenal, the SoniCrafter – an oscillating multi-tool that makes short work of jobs once thought impossible. Plunge cutting into wood? Flush-cutting PVC or copper piping? Not a problem for this handy tool that oscillates at speeds up to 20,000 OPM.

Bosch 25618 impactor

Bosch 25618 Impact Driver with 1500 in-lbs

Bosch is getting ready to unleash the latest Impact Diver to be added to their Impactor line. This new model will have 1,500 in-lb of torque and will be built on 18V Litheon battery platform. To date this will be the most powerful impact driver that Bosch has to offer and it will rival some of the best offerings from of the competition. You can plan on seeing the new Bosch Model 25618-02 Impactor available on line and in stores soon.

Milwaukee Deep Cut Bandsaws Preview

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation introduces four new Deep Cut Band Saws that deliver industry leading performance, durability, and productivity. The new band saws deliver on the heritage of long-term reliability and performance that make Milwaukee Band Saws the standard in industrial metalworking.

Milwaukee small angle grinder

Milwaukee Small Angle Grinder Preview

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation announces a new line of high performance small angle grinders that deliver the power, electronic features and productivity industrial users demand. With this introduction of eight new high performance grinders, in addition to the seven models launched in November, Milwaukee extends its commitment to industrial metalworking.

Milwaukee M18 Compact Impact Wrench

Milwaukee M18 Compact Impact Wrench Preview

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation expands its LITHIUM-ION system with the new M18 Cordless 3/8”and 1/2” Compact Impact Wrenches. The new additions to the M18 line set the industry standard for power, speed and run-time in the compact impact wrench category.

DeWalt DC750KA 9.6V Cordless Drill Review

DeWalt DC750KA Review

DeWalt redesigned their 9.6V DC750KA cordless drill and the new model offers better balance and an improved clutch system for those do-it-yourself projects around the home. We compared the new drill to its earlier predecessor, the DW952 (the drill more immediately replaces the DW926K-2) and found several distinct improvements which make this new model a pleasure to work with and a definite step up in the 9.6V category.

Evolution RAGE 3 Sliding Miter Saw

Evolution RAGE 3 Sliding Miter Saw Review

Most do not think of a miter saw as a multipurpose tool, but that idea might change with the Evolution Power Tools RAGE3 10″ TCT Multipurpose Sliding Miter Saw which is a “material eating machine.” The saw claims the ability to cut steel, wood, aluminum, plastic and more. In fact they also boast that with their RAGE3 10″ diamond blade, this jack-of-all-trades tool can also cut tile, slate and other flooring and roofing materials. It’s an understatement to say that we wanted give this saw a workout!

Rockwell 5in Random Orbit Sander

Rockwell RK4245K Vibrafree Orbital Sander Preview

The Rockwell 5″ vibrafree Random Orbit Sander RK4245K has a number of unique features that help to set it apart from other sanders. Featuring Rockwell’s active vibration canceling technology, this sander reduces user fatigue by cutting the vibration by 50%. This is achieved though the two counter acting sanding pad surfaces that are always spinning in opposite directions.

Makita LCT203W 10.8-volt Combo Kit review

Makita LCT203W 10.8-volt Combo Kit

With a new trend in sub compact power tools, many manufacturers are coming out with these tiny tool sets. Don’t let the small size of The Makita LCT203W 10.8-Volt Compact Li-Ion Cordless Combo Kit fool you because it packs a pretty big punch. With the Li-Ion battery small size and power to new motor technology, these types of tools are evolving into a new generation of pocket rockets.