October 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Review8.8(out of 10)
Makita 7.2V Drill DF012D

Makita 7.2V Drill DF012D: A Low Power Screwdriver for Pros

Lately, Makita has been on a tear in the cordless category with their new AWS system, Rear-Handle Saw, SDS-Max Rotary Hammer, and much more. It’s not all about the 18V LXT battery platform, though. A couple of tools in lower voltages got my attention. Today’s subject is the new Makita 7.2V Drill – the DF012D. […]

What’s The Best Wood For Painted Cabinets?

Just as any artist has to decide what medium to use, carpenters must decide what wood to work with. The appearance, color, price, intended use, workability, and aging behavior are all considerations. But so is a wood’s paintability or ability to take a stain. If staining, you want to know how the wood grain will […]

Kreg Hardware Installation Solutions

Kreg Hardware Installation Jigs

New Kreg Hardware Installation Jigs Cover Cabinets, Concealed Hinges, and Drawer Slides Kreg continues to narrow the gap between the amateur and professional carpenter with the introduction of three new Kreg hardware installation jigs. Well-known for their pocket hole jigs (along with measuring, cutting, and routing solutions), Kreg pushes deeper with the cabinet hardware jig, 35 mm […]

Kobalt Steel Wall-Mount Garage Cabinet

Kobalt Steel Wall-Mount Garage Cabinet Review

When we started thinking through how we wanted to design the Pro Tool Reviews Video Set, we were also working under the assumption that it has to be our functional work space. Lowe’s has been an outstanding partner throughout the process of erecting a 2,000 square foot steel structure, building elevated storage, installing lighting, and […]