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Chris May 05, 2012 1 0
A Seriously High-Buck LED Worklamp – ToolMonger Festool is known for making high quality and high priced power tools, and ToolMonger also found that they make really high priced portable LED work lights. The Festool SysLite powers a total of six 3-watt LEDs that are said to produce a clear white light capable of brightening an entire room. It has an internal rechargeable battery, but it can also be plugged into the wall for extended use.
Chris April 28, 2012 1 0
DeWALT 4.0Ah 20V MAX Batteries Spotted in the Wild – Tools In Action Are you hungry for more cordless tool runtime? A 4.0Ah battery was spotted on a store shelf the land from down under. Could this be a sign of things to come? Remember, some of the major brands just recently made the move from 2.8Ah up to 3.0Ah. Do they want to get into an Ah race where size is also factor? Google sells 3D modeling tool SketchUp to Trimble Navigation – The Verge SketchUp is a popular...
Chris April 21, 2012 2 0
If Tool Users Talked Like Photographers – LensRentals If you have ever visited a photography forum you have probably figured out pretty quickly that you are doing everything all wrong and that everyone else knows more than you. What if tool forums were the same way? A funny post at LensRentals shows us what it would be like if the elite photographer attitude was present in tool forums (sadly it is to some extent). Pegboard Drawer Bottoms – Kreg (newsletter) Have you ever heard of pegboard drawer bottoms? The Kreg...
Chris March 31, 2012 0 0
12V Recip Saw Showdown, Milwaukee v Bosch v DeWalt v Makita – Coptool Which ultra-compact reciprocating saw is best? Coptool puts the 12V recip saws from the major brands in a head to head battle. They test cutting speed, power, battery life, comfort and more. Check out the review to see who Coptool chooses as the winner. Custom Woodworker Takes on OSHA and Wins – Woodworking Network The big bad OSHA is out there and they just might find you and fine you, even if you did nothing wrong. How?...
Chris March 23, 2012 1 0
Fastcap Square 'n' Tape – Eat Your Heart Out Swiss Army Knife - HomeFixated Chances are that if you are using a tape measure you probably are using a square as well. HomeFixated reviews a product that combines the two into one. Sound like it could be a time saver; though it probably wont fit in your tape measure pocket. The Original All-Terrain Table Saw - Tools Of The Trade Before manufacturers came out with table saws with built it wheeled stands, or even portable table saws, people that were...
Chris March 16, 2012 1 0
Stock Your Shop With the Right Nails - Popular Woodworking With nails it is not just about selecting the right size, but nail shape is also very important. The fact is that really old nails hold better than new ones because square shaped nails provide more contact with the wood fibers. In this article Chris Schwarz talks about nail types and their application. 3D printer prints sand grain-size cathedral at record speed – MSN 3D printers are the tools of the future. They are becoming more affordable and the quality...
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Chris March 09, 2012 0 0
Lead Paint Opt-Out Bill May Soften Tough New Lead Law – HCI The new lead laws introduced by the EPA are a pain in the backside, but a new bill might take some of sting away by allowing home owners to opt-out. Why opt -out? Because many contractors will not touch a house with lead paint because of the harsh EPA laws Skinth OG Ultimate Multi-Tool Sheath – ToolGuyd Some guys like to carry around small tools (known as EDC or everyday carry) to help them throughout the day and...
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