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October 20, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Manufacturer: Skil

Skil 9350-01 18V Orbital Reciprocating Saw Review

Skil 18V Reciprocating Saw Review 9350-01

The new SKIL 9350-01 18V Cordless Reciprocating Saw is a homeowner’s dream tool – offering professional quality at a price almost anyone can afford. With an excellent power-to-weight ratio, top quality design, and the latest 18V lithium ion battery technology, this saw is an ideal for those just starting out with their first home or the seasoned do-it-yourself type.

Skil 2895LI-02 18V Cordless Drill/Driver Review

Skil 2895LI-02 18V Drill Driver Review

One of the first things we noticed about the Skil 2895LI-02 18V Cordless Drill/Driver was how lightweight it felt in our hands. Now some might take this as a negative point, but we liked what we saw because the tool had good balance, was easy to hang onto and appeared to be well made. While many heavy duty homeowners will like this tool, we think that many budget conscious contractors can also benefit from its no-nonsense approach to driving and drilling.

SKIL 5-inch Random Orbital Sander 7492-01 Review

Skil 5 inch Random Orbit Sander 7492-01 Review

Skil has upped the technology of their new 5-inch Random Orbit(al) Sander by adding a microfiltration dust collector and a pressure sensor that tells you when you’re bogging down the motor for too long. It’s a decent machine that seems to borrow a few things from its more expensive cousin, the Bosch ROS10 Palm-Grip Sander while providing most of those features at a much lower cost to the consumer.

SKIL HD5687 7-1/4 Inch Skilsaw Circular Saw Review

SKIL HD5687 7-1/4 Inch Skilsaw Circular Saw Review

The new SKIL HD5687 takes the sidewinder Skilsaws to a new level by offering many professional features like a 15 amp all ball bearing motor and a worm drive style handle all without adding any additional weight. To add further functionality, the bevel angle goes up to 51 degrees rather than the normal 45 degrees as found on most saws. To make quick depth and angle adjustments there are clearly visible markings to make easy calibration of where you need to be.

SKIL SHD77M 7-1/4 inch Magnesium Worm Drive Skilsaw Review

SKIL SHD77M 7-1/4 inch Magnesium Worm Drive Saw Review

The original SKIL Model 77 Worm Drive came out in 1937 and since then there have been many improvements that now include an even lighter weight magnesium case on the latest SKIL Mag 77 SHD77M. With so many years of experience under their belt, the engineers at SKIL have nearly perfected the worm drive circular saw! This current model, while not a new model per say, still sets the standard for many folks when they think of a worm drive circular saw.

SKIL 4 tool combo kit

SKIL 4 Tool Combo Kit Review 2895LI-20

The new SKIL 2895LI-2018V Lithium Ion Cordless 4-Tool Combo Set is a homeowner dream come true, with tools that have professional qualities at a price almost anyone can afford. Offering plenty of power, light weight, quality design and the latest 18V lithium ion battery technology, this set is ideal for anyone just starting out with their first home or the seasoned do it your self type.

SKIL Adds Professional Features to its latest SKILSAW

SKIL HD5687 Circular Saw Preview

The new SKIL HD5687 SKILSAW circular saw delivers with a great combination of performance, light weight design and a value price point that makes this saw have amazing bang for the buck. With new features like a 51 degree bevel capacity and a handle that is derived from their popular Worm Drive saw, seasoned carpenters will find this new saw to be a welcomed addition to their job site.

Skil 2362 7.2V Lithium Ion Drill/Driver Review

Skil 2362 7.2V Lithium Ion Drill/Driver Review

The Skil 2362 7.2V Lithium Ion Drill/Driver has become one of our favorite screwdriver replacements. With its handy, compact size and enough power to handle many day to day tasks, this tool is a great addition to anyone’s tool collection. Because of its usefulness, it has gained a semi permanent place on our work bench.