Tool News & Reviews
If you are not the type of person that likes to spend the afternoon using a rake to pick all the leaves that have fallen onto your yard, Worx might have something you would be interested in. Their LeafPro is a new universal collection system that takes the leaves from a blower/mulcher/vac and deposits them directly into a trashcan.
If you havn't started shopping for Christmas gifts yet and tools are on your list, you might want to check out some of these closeout sales at HomeDepot.com. The savings are upwards of 30% on tools that are still part of the current generation. The sale seems to be limited to a particular store, but you can chage your store settings and order most of the tools online and get Free Shipping.
You will need to change "Your Store" to:
Carrollton,La #387 (zip 70119) to see the prices (no coupons or codes are needed).
Update: You might first have to click this link to select the correct store.
Three years ago Bosch came out with a new axial-glide sliding system for their 12-inch miter saw, a system that uses articulating arms rather than rails to slide the saw blade back and forth. The Axial-Glide saw was the talk of the town, but people also wanted a 10-inch version. Now, just in time for Christmas, the CM10GD 10-inch Axial-Glide has arrived.
When you think of Milwaukee you don't really think of hand tools, but Milwaukee has been on a push over the last couple of years to change all that. This year Milwaukee has introduced a number of new hand tools, including the screwdrivers we will be reviewing today. In the review I will be going over their General Purpose Screwdriver Set as well has their 10in1 Ratcheting and 10in1 Non-ratcheting drivers.
If you have had your eye on the CNC Shark system from Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, now might be the perfect time to make that purchase. Rockler has come out with a new Limited Edition Black Diamond version of their largest CNC Shark model that comes with some nice extras, such as surface mapping. Best of all, it is on sale for the same price as the Shark HD V2.0
You know what it's like to get calls from telemarketer's trying to sell you everything from life insurance to carpet cleaning products, and all you can do is wonder how your name got on their list? Well, that is what my email inbox looks like, and that is just emails about new Kickstarter projects. And while many of the projects that are seeking funding are cool, most would not fit into the Tool category. But every once in a while I get an email about a new product, it falls into the tool category, and it is not lame; today that product is a new screw named "Outlaw" and it is trying to start a revolution.