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WORX Axis Transforms From Jigsaw to Reciprocating Saw

by Chris     February 24, 2017    
WORX Axis Transforms From Jigsaw to Reciprocating Saw

The age-old question of whether you buy a jigsaw or a reciprocating saw has finally been answered;  you don't buy either, you buy a Worx Axis instead. The WX550L Axis is a new combination cordless tool from WORX that transforms from a jigsaw into a reciprocating saw and accepts standard blades from both tools.

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New Bosch LED Flood Light with Bluetooth Control

by Chris     February 23, 2017    
New Bosch LED Flood Light with Bluetooth Control

Bosch has announced a pair of new portable jobsite cordless LED floodlights, the Bosch GLI18V-1900N and GLI18V-1900C. One model even features Bluetooth connectivity that can be controlled with just a tap on your phone.

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DeWalt DCB1800 Portable Power Station and Parallel Battery Charger Review

by Chris     February 06, 2017    
DeWalt DCB1800 Portable Power Station and Parallel Battery Charger

It is easier than ever to find a cordless replacement for any number of once corded-only power tools. Yet, the fact still remains that there are certain tools that are not yet cordless or may never be cordless. When you need to use these tools in a place without an outlet nearby, your only option is a noisy gas generator—which is useless indoors. DeWalt's answer to this problem is their new DCB1800 1800-Watt Portable Power Station and Parallel Battery Charger.

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Bosch Unveils Next Gen CORE18V 6.3 Ah Battery

by Chris     January 18, 2017    
Bosch Unveils Next Gen CORE18V 6.3 Ah Battery

At a time where power tool manufacturers are racing to take every tool that is corded and making cordless versions, the battery technology also has to keep up. In order to power their upcoming "high-power" cordless tools, Bosch has created their new high-efficiency (GBA18V63) CORE18V 6.3Ah Battery.

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Milwaukee TICK Is One-Key Tracking For Any Tool

by Chris     January 06, 2017    
Milwaukee TICK Tool Tracker

Milwaukee Tools is taking one part of their One-Key smart tool system and is sharing it with other tools from any brand. The Milwaukee TICK is a small tool/equipment tracker that can be attached and hidden on larger tools to provide inventory tracking and basic anti-theft protection.

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DeWalt Expands ToughSystem With New Boxes And Wall Rack System

by Chris     December 06, 2016    
DeWalt Expands ToughSystem With New Boxes And Wall Rack System

The DeWalt ToughSystem is by far the best solution I have come across to store and transport my tool to and from the jobsite, so I get excited when I hear about any new products in the ToughSystem line. In addition to a couple of new ToughSystem storage boxes, DeWalt finally has a solution to storing their boxes in a workshop.

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Milwaukee Redstick Levels Promise Industry-Leading Durability

by Chris     December 01, 2016    
Milwaukee Compact Redstick box levels

One of the most important tools on the jobsite is the box level, but at the same time it is one of the most fragile. If it changes in just the slightest amount, all of the work done with it will be wrong. To ensure your work is never the fault of a bad level, Milwaukee Tool has introduced their new line of REDSTICK box levels, that promise to lead the industry in durability and deliver guaranteed accuracy.

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Porter-Cable Restorer Review

by Chris     November 11, 2016    
Porter-Cable Restorer Review

A few years ago I wrote about an impressive looking tool that appeared to offer "the versatility of an angle grinder with the ability to follow the grain like a belt sander", but sadly, said tool was only a prototype. Today that tool is now available to the masses, known as the Porter-Cable Restorer, and I am happy that I am finally able to test it out and give it a review.

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The Nova Voyager Is A Smart Digital 18" Drill Press

by Chris     November 08, 2016    
The Nova Voyager Is A Smart Digital 18" Drill Press

We are seeing more and more tools improved with the addition of technology that makes them smart. Nova is bringing the improvements that come along with the Smart Motor technology from DVR Technology Developments, Inc. to their Voyager 18" Drill Press.

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