Tool News & Reviews
One of the modern tools that makes life a whole lot easier is the cross-line laser level. If I put together a list of tools that every DIY'er should own, the cross-line laser would be on that list. So needless to say, I am happy to announce that this month Tool-Rank has teamed up with Johnson Level to giveaway one of their brand new 40-6650 Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser Levels.
Something we learn as a carpenter, or maybe more so as a woodworker, is that we can never have too many clamps. Building up a collection of clamps is usually something that is done over many years, which helps spread out the costs. But if you need clamps now and don't have a bunch of money, there is another option—make your own.
We all know how handy cordless circular saws can be, but we also know that they are usually lacking when it comes to overall power and battery run-time. Makita, continuing to expand their new 2x 18-volt (36V) system, showcased their new 2x Cordless 7-1/4" Circular Saw (XSH01Z) that I am sure addresses some of the cordless circular saw shortcomings that we have all come to know and dislike.