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April 22, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Manufacturer: Skil

Hammer Drill vs Drill | Skil PWRCore20 Heavy-Duty Brushless Hammer Drill Profile

Hammer Drill vs Drill: What’s the Difference?

So you’re at the hardware store looking for a new cordless drill and you see a couple of options that look almost the same. The only difference you can see is that one is called a hammer drill, or a hammer drill driver to be more precise. In fact, looking closely at the hammer drill […]

Skil PWRCore 20 Jobsite Blower Review JB4712B-00

Put Your Broom to Bed With the Skil PWRCore 20 Jobsite Blower The Skil PWRCore 20 Jobsite Blower is designed to help you clean up your workspace easier. Featuring a brushless motor and 20V battery that’s compatible with the entire PWRCore 20 line of tools, it’s a great addition to your growing tool collection. Pros […]

Review9.2(out of 10)

Skil PWRCore 20 Compact Reciprocating Saw Review RS5825B-10

Skil PWRCore 20 Compact Reciprocating Saw Targets Professional Needs The Skil PWRCore 20 Brushless Compact Reciprocating Saw boasts some impressive specifications on paper. So we went straight to the top of our charts to test it against the best-performing one-hand models we’ve tested. Pros Top tier cutting performance Excellent vibration control Dual LED lights illuminate […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Skil 14-Amp Router Review

Skil 14-Amp Router Review RT1322-00

We were on the hunt for a few new woodworking tools and came across a Skil 14-amp router that comes with fixed and plunge bases for less than $150. Skil normally gives us a lot of quality and performance for the price, so we brought it to see if it’s worth adding to your shop. […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Skil 10-inch Miter Saw

Skil MS6305-00 10 in. Miter Saw Review

The Skil MS6305-00 10 in. miter saw provides an almost unheard of blend of capacity, power, usability, and value. Our crew used it while putting a two-story addition on a downtown bungalow originally built in 1915. Having used dozens of similar tools over the past 20+ years, this Skil 10-inch outclasses many others while staying […]

How to Use a Keyless Drill Chuck

How to Use a Keyless Drill Chuck | You Might Be Doing it Wrong!

The invention of keyless drill chucks was a game-changer for making the best cordless drills easier to use. If I asked if you knew how to use a keyless drill chuck, you might be tempted to throw something at me for insulting your intelligence. But let’s hold off on that for right now, because we […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Skil PWRCore 12 Brushless Jigsaw Review

Skil PWRCore 12 Brushless Jigsaw Review JS5833A-10

I’m a big fan of barrel grip jigsaws and when I saw the Skil PWRCore 12 Brushless Jigsaw came with that design, it went to the top of my priority list. We’ve been using it for a while now and it’s an impressive tool in the 12V class. However, there are a couple of quirks […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Skil Green Cross Line Laser

Skil 360° Green Cross Line Laser Level with Tripod Review L9322G-01

Skil 360° Green Cross Line Laser Level Delivers Outstanding Value If your to-do list of installation projects is getting out of hand and the price of a premium professional cross line laser is out of reach, there’s good news. There’s a Skil 360° green cross line laser and tripod package that offers professional features with a very […]

Review8.8(out of 10)

Skil PWRCore 20 Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

Skil PWRCore 20 Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool Earns Top Value Score The Skil PWRCore 20 Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool is the brand’s flagship model, sporting a brushless motor and Vibration Reduction System. We tested it head-to-head against the best cordless models in the business to see if its performance and design should catch the attention of budget-minded […]