Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Manufacturer: Skil

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 […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Skil PWRCore 12 Brushless Hammer Drill Review HD5290A-10

Skil PWRCore 12 Brushless Hammer Drill Review HD5290A-10

Skil PWRCore 12 Brushless Hammer Drill Outperforms Big Names in Our Testing In the world of 12V drills and hammer drills, just what should you expect from a budget-friendly model? More than you think! That’s what we learned after spending some time working with the Skil PWRCore 12 brushless hammer drill. Pros Legitimate professional-level performance […]

Buy This Instead of a Harbor Freight Drill

Buy This Instead of a Harbor Freight Drill Video Review

The Hercules Harbor Freight drill is awfully tempting for $90. And it performed pretty well in our shootout… up until the chuck broke. Once we tallied all the results, we got to thinking, “what would we buy instead of a Harbor Freight drill?” Obviously, most anyone would love to have a cordless drill from Bosch, Makita, or Milwaukee, but we’re looking […]

Skil Laser Distance Measure

Skil 65-foot Laser Distance Measure Review ME9821-00

Taking Measurements As Easy as Pointing and Clicking The Skil 65-foot laser distance measure (ME9821-00) brings a no-nonsense measuring solution to DIYers and even entry-level professionals. Between the price, ease of use, and accuracy the Skil ME9821-00 brings, we find it a compelling choice. We also like the simplicity and innovation of the wheel measure. […]

SKIL Black Friday Deals

Skil Black Friday Deals for 2020 are Amazing

In our quest to bring you the best Black Friday tool deals, we found some solid deals coming from Skil on Amazon. These all include Skil PWRCore 12V and 20V brushless tools that are simply outstanding for their price. These sales make the value proposition even better! Here’s what you can take advantage of: Skil […]

Skil 10-Inch Table Saw

Skil 10-inch Table Saw with Folding Stand Review TS6307-00

Skil 15-Amp Table Saw is the Best $300 Table Saw We’ve Tested For the DIYer and budget-conscious Pro, the Skil 10-inch Jobsite Table Saw makes sense for a variety of reasons. Not only does it have the power and capacity to tackle hardwood cutting, but it also features a foldable stand. While not a worm […]

Skil PWRCore 40 Battery Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Review

Skil 40V Mower Has What It Takes for Lawn Maintenance Skil’s 40V line of OPE tools thus far has been on-point. Granted, the line is clearly geared toward the homeowner rather than the OPE Pro, but we felt that both the blower and hedge trimmer offered a relatively high amount of bangs for a very […]

Skil 40V Brushless Blower Hands-On Review

Light and Agile Skil 40V Blower Appeals to the Homeowner The Skil PWRCore40 lineup fully has the homeowner in mind. The entirety of the 40V battery-powered line is designed for convenience and utility, particularly with small- to medium-sized lawns. The Skil 40V Brushless Blower is a prime example of that DIY focus. It’s small and […]

Skil 40V Hedge Trimmer

Skil 40V Brushless Hedge Trimmer Hands-On Review

DIY-Focused Skil 24″ 40V Hedge Trimmer Maintains Light Weight With spring in full swing in Florida, the hedges surrounding the shop have seemed like they’re growing in hyperdrive. Getting our hands on the Skil 40V line of OPE tools couldn’t have been more timely. In another month, we’d have hedges flirting with becoming full-blown eyesores. […]

Skil PWRCore 40 chainsaw

Skil PWRCore 40 Chainsaw Hands-On Review

Skil PWRCore 40 Chainsaw Tackles Homeowner Needs with Ease When our friend Eli Mosley called us up with some tree work to do, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to see how well the Skil PWRCore 40 chainsaw stands up against homeowner needs. We had some not-so-light oak to cut and used it […]