The reason for buying a portable generator may vary from person to person—one might want to power up tools on a remote jobsite, another to use for camping and recreation, or still another for backup electricity during a power outage—but if your reason for choosing a portable generator is portability then you'll want a generator that's truly portable.
Tool News & Reviews
If you have been impatiently waiting for Milwaukee to release their 2626-22 M18 Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool to use alongside your other Milwaukee cordless tools, you won't have to wait much longer—like maybe only a few more days. Along with a freshly delivered press release (below) as evidence, ToolBarn.com has them listed as shipping October 1st.
For the most part Rockler caters their stores and their tools to people who work in shop environments, and their own products are no different. Rockler has come out with a new line of tool pouches and aprons that have been designed to meet the different needs of those working in a shop, including the ability to use them off the belt.
The title pretty much says it all. Below is what I feel to be the best woodworking video ever made. Why? It is not because of what was made, but because of how it was being filmed. The almost 10 minute video of a chair being built from scratch was shot using only stop motion animation. Below is the video along with the "making of video".
What combines power tools, danger, stuffed animals and a wooden track? If you came up with an answer other than the Power Tool Races, I don't want to know about it. But this year instead of one race, we now have races taking place in three cities in what's being called the Triple Crown of Tool Racing.
For a limited time Amazon has the Bosch PB120 compact AM/FM radio with MP3 player connectivity on sale for the low price of $79.00. This is a saving of 56% off of the list price, but more realistically, it is about $20 cheaper than other stores on the net.
- Ultra-thin compact size allows for convenient storage in the L-BOXX system
- High-performance 2 by 5-watt neodymium speakers for maximum sound clarity and quality
- Integrated AC adapter storage for convenient storage when not in use
- High strength shock-absorbing housing and handles for maximum robustness and protection
- AC/DC power compatibility powered by Bosch AC adapter (included) or Bosch 12-volt lithium-ion batteries and chargers (sold separately)