Manufacturer: Craftsman

When we talk about Craftsman tool reviews, we tend to think more about the news. In particular, the 2017 news that Stanley Black and Decker owns Craftsman tools. What that means for the Craftsman brand, no one knows. What we do know entails a stiff climb for Craftsman tools if they want to get back on top of the consumer market. There have been some solid performers like the Craftsman Nextec right angle impact driver. As for modern tools, the Craftsman C3 drill/driver is a bit dated and could use a refresh. Craftsman conductive charging may be something to keep an eye out for. Craftsman Tool Reviews for DIYers and Some Pros While we don’t recommend a lot of Craftsman tools for Pros, our Craftsman tool reviews may be helpful when you want a tool for a short period of time. Until Stanley Black and Decker decides the fate of Craftsman we won’t know exactly what to expect.

Craftsman Evolv 101 Piece SAE and Metric Tool Set Review

Craftsman Evolv 101 Piece SAE and Metric Tool Set Review

The Craftsman Evolv 101 Piece SAE and Metric Tool Set is an ideal starter kit since it comes with decent tools to tackle most home owner’s tasks that require turning a wrench or tightening a bolt. With a pretty wide variety of sizes in both the sockets and wrenches, this set is a pretty good gift for the young person moving out on their own for the first time.

Craftsman 1/4", 3/8" & 1/2" Drive Thin Profile Ratchets Review

Craftsman Low Profile Ratchets Review

Craftsman 1/4″, 3/8″ & 1/2″ Drive Thin Profile Ratchets give you the ability to reach in tight spaces. These ratchets have super comfortable handles and are covered entirely in high polished chrome. With a 60 tooth ratchet gear inside, you only have to move the ratchet 6 degrees to get it to index to the next “click.” This is significant because the regular Craftsman ratchets only have 36 tooth ratchet gears which means you have to move it 10 degrees.

Ryobi Auto Hammer vs Craftsman Nextec Hammerhead Comparison

Ryobi Auto Hammer vs Craftsman Hammerhead

Last year Craftsman released their Nextec Hammerhead Auto-Hammer which operates on a similar principal as a pneumatic palm nailer. Of course this new tool intrigued us, but there was nothing to truly compare it to – that is until now. This holiday season, Ryobi has released its version of the Auto Hammer. We decided to put it head-to-head against the Craftsman Hammerhead model… and to make things a little more interesting; we figured we would also compare both battery-operated products to a Senco pneumatic palm nailer and a plain old fashioned framing hammer.

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.