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Review8.9(out of 10)
Kapro Magnetic Lock Combination Square

Kapro Magnetic Lock Combination Square Review 325M

There was a time that I didn’t know how to use a combination square. As a much wiser tool user, I know now that there are so many practical uses for the tool that both Pros and DIYers alike are at a disadvantage without one. Although you may have seen some Kapro level reviews from us […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Kapro Condor Box Level

Kapro Condor Box Level with OptiVision

Any tradesman will tell you that starting on a plumb, level, and square foundation really makes work easier. And every tradesman can tell you pain-in-the-neck stories of accommodating for the sloppy workmanship of the previous guy. So it’s the lack of using good tools like the Kapro Condor box level, right? Well, sometimes there are […]

Bosch Blaze 135-Foot Laser Measure with Color Display

Bosch recently introduced the Bosch Blaze 135-Foot Laser Measure with Color Display featuring a full-color backlit display for real-time length, length, area, volume, and indirect measuring functions. It includes a display guide that walks the user through each measurement function. The device has a 20-measurement storage capability, addition/subtraction functionality, and a digital bubble vial to […]

Bosch GCL 2-160 Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser

Bosch kind of went crazy in the laser department over the past couple of years, but it’s been a great thing for professionals in layout and carpentry applications. The newest addition to the line is the Bosch GCL 2-160. This unit self-levels up to +/- 4 degrees and blinks if it’s beyond that mark. As the […]

Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2016

Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2016 Recap

Every year the Milwaukee New Product Symposium is one of the highlights of our editorial year. Rarely does anyone else come close to showing off the sheer number of products that we’re able to get our hands-on. Combine that with the fact that Milwaukee doesn’t bring a new tool to market without ensuring there’s something […]

Review9.4(out of 10)
Hilti PR 30-HVS Rotary Laser Featured Image

Hilti PR 30-HVS Rotating Laser Review

In our little part of central Florida, there is no shortage of homes that need renovating. One of the really cool things is the number on homes that were built in the 1920’s in our downtown area. It is on of those that we’re working on right now and bringing the Hilti PR 30-HVS Rotating […]

Review9.6(out of 10)
SharpDraw carpenter pencil

Mechanical SharpDraw Carpenter Pencil Review

Originally pre-released under the brand name Accutrax, the new SpeedTac mechanical Sharpdraw carpenter pencil system uses snap off flat lead that resembles a 9mm snap off utility blade. Indeed, the 9mm snap-off carpenters pencil may not be a new idea, but the SharpDraw has one of the best implementations of the technology we’ve yet seen. SpeedTac SharpDraw Carpenter Pencil Features […]

Milwaukee Tool Acquisition

Milwaukee Tool Acquisition: Empire Level

Milwaukee Tool Acquisitions U.S. Based Empire Level! Just announced is the acquisition of Empire Level by Milwaukee Tool! As we have seen Milwaukee expand their vision of disruptive innovation beyond just power tools, we can expect that they have big plans in the measurement and layout end of the industry. Empire Level is located in Mukwonago, […]