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Hitachi C18DBALP4 18-Volt Brushless 6-1/2" Deep Cut Circular Saw Review

Hitachi C18DBALP4 18-Volt Brushless 6-1/2″ Deep Cut Circular Saw Review

Deep Cut! Hitachi’s C18DBALP4 18-Volt BrushleLithium-IonIon 6-1/2″ Deep Cut Circular Saw will cut deeper than the current Dewalt FlexVolt 7-1/4″ blade left circular saw.  YES, this small and lightweight 6-1/2″ circular saw is capable of a 2-19/32″ cutting depth making it one of the deepest cutting cordless circular saws on the market with a similar […]

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New Hitachi 18V Brushless 3-1/4" Portable Band Saw | Model CB18DBL

New Hitachi 18V Brushless 3-1/4″ Portable Band Saw | Model CB18DBL

Mid-Sized Portable Band Saw Portable band saws are not new, but companies keep finding ways to innovate these tools to make them better and better each year.  Any metal that can be cut on a band saw in our shop is because of the concentrated chip area.  The slow moving blade keeps the metal debris […]

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DEWALT 20V XR Compact Reciprocating Saw Review – DCS367

Small & Powerful The Dewalt DCS367 20V max XR Brushless Compact Reciprocating saw is a compact and lightweight design.  The purpose of this tool is to fit in tighter places easier than the standard reciprocating saw.  Dewalt added a nice a variable speed trigger with 0-2900 SPM or strokes per minute. The DCS367 also offers a 1-1/8″ […]

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Prove It! – Hitachi Palm Nailer vs 3.5″ Framing Nails

Palm Sized Power The new Hitachi 3-1/2″ palm nailer – NH90AB – is a very small palm sized nailer that really packs a punch.  This tool was designed to working small or confined areas.  For contractors, installing joist hangers and metal connectors in confined spaces will be an easier task.  Since the tool is so […]

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Ridgid Trim Router Cabiner – Lean Shop Organization

Why 5 trim routers? Trim routers are very popular in our woodworking shop. From rounding over edges or using a straight bit to mortise some hinges, they are used on nearly every project. We have corded models in our shop for the longest time. Ridgid just released their brushless 18 volt model that is fantastic. […]

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DIY Hardware Storage Cabinet with Plans Using Dewalt Organizers

Build Hardware Storage Shown in our free set of plans, the hardware storage cabinet uses Dewalt storage organizers that are spaced equally apart to provide a clean looking, well organized, and thoughtfully designed cabinet that is perfect for all sorts of organization. Screws, nails, nuts, bolts, and anything else that can be stored in the […]

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Kreg Jig R3 – Pocket Hole Jig Review

Kreg Jig R3 To quote directly from the Kreg Jig website, “The Kreg Jig R3 can build you book cases, shelves, and storage projects for your home. It’s also great for creating custom built-ins, and countless other home improvements projects.” You may be thinking this little compact jig can do all that? Absolutely it can! […]

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Centipede Sawhorse and Support XL Weight Testing

  Weight & Structural Testing At the end of October 2015, we published a video about the Centipede Sawhorse and Supports XL.  This was a review where we used the products in their application, but I (Brian) clearly was skeptical on the amount of weight these units were rated to hold.  In that video (Below) […]

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Centipede Sawhorse and Centipede Support XL

Portable Workbench Not many people like to work on the floor and as we all get older that number decreases significantly.  Many of us do not have the room for a large workbench in our shop or are looking for one that can be portable.  Centipede Tool has come up with a system that allows […]

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Dewalt Mechanics Tools Set

DEWALT Mechanic Tool Set Review

DEWALT Tool Sets DEWALT has a new line of tool sets available in 168, 142 and 108 piece sets.  Dewalt’s tool sets come with newly designed sockets, ratchets, drivers, and wrenches with new and innovative features including an incredible warranty.  The Guaranteed Tough, full lifetime warranty is a hassle free replacement with next day delivery. The tools in […]

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Porter-Cable 20 Volt Max Bluetooth Radio Review

Porter-Cable Bluetooth Radio – PCC771B Looking for a nice compact Bluetooth radio? If so, the Porter-Cable 20 Volt Max Bluetooth Radio is a good one to take a look at. Porter-Cable designed the size of this Bluetooth radio to be right in the middle of all their competitor’s size. It fills a niche market for […]

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Nike Shoe Box Plans

Free Nike Shoe Box Plans

Plans for Nike Air Jordan Shoe Box Looking to build your own replica Nike Air Jordan Shoe Box for storage?  We have the plans to help you construct this project yourself.  These plans include a cut list, pictures and detailed instruction on how to build a Nike Shoe Box in your own workshop.  The project […]

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