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NEW Hitachi EC28M Ultra-Quiet 1 Gallon Air Compressor Review

NEW Hitachi EC28M Ultra-Quiet 1 Gallon Air Compressor Review

Quiet Trim Compressor Hitachi states that the EC28M is a quiet compressor.  We feel that is an understatement!  Hitachi uses an industrial oil-free pump for high durability with a maintenance-free operation.  The air compressor is very portable with a nice rubber carry handle and weighing 25.2 lbs.  The steel roll cage protects the gauges and the front […]

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Ryobi One+ 18-Volt Devour Debris Sweeper Review | Model # P3260

Ryobi One+ 18-Volt Devour Debris Sweeper Review | Model # P3260

Ryobi Debris Sweeper Tired of sweeping up oddly shaped debris?  Check out the Ryobi ONE+ DEVOUR 18-Volt Cordless Sweeper.  This tool is not a vacuum and has no suction and works by spinning two brushes to sweep debris into the 4.5-gallon bin.  The Ryobi Devour sweeps up large and small debris including nails and screws, wood […]

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Bosch GWS18V-45C 4.5" Angle Grinder vs DEWALT vs Milwaukee vs Hitachi

Bosch GWS18V-45C 4.5″ Angle Grinder vs DEWALT vs Milwaukee vs Hitachi

Best Angle Grinders How do we know what tool is better than another?  We use them and set up real-world tests to help you make your decisions!  In this article, we are looking at the new Bosch GWS18V-45C 4.5″ Angle Grinder and comparing it to the DEWALT, Milwaukee Tool, and Hitachi to see how it stacks […]

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Hitachi DV18DBL2 1/2" Drill vs Dewalt DCD996 vs Milwaukee 2704-20 | Brushless Drill Battle

Hitachi DV18DBL2 1/2″ Drill vs Dewalt DCD996 vs Milwaukee 2704-20 | Brushless Drill Battle

Most Powerfull Drills When looking for a new battery operated 1/2″ drill, is power all that one should be concerned with?  The obvious answer is No, right?  Power is a key component of a good drill, but that also includes safety features, like a side handle, comfort, battery life and thermal protection.  Our testing in our […]

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Tool Box With Tall Drawers and 20" Depth | Husky 52" Model # H52CH6TR9

Tool Box With Tall Drawers and 20″ Depth | Husky 52″ Model # H52CH6TR9

Box for Power Tools Husky offers many varieties of tool boxes, all of them are available at The Home Depot either in-store or online.  In our area, we see the black with chrome handled boxes that are considered the light-duty tool chest and cabinet.  The black with black handled tool cabinet and chest are more […]

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Bosch HDH361 36V Brute Tough 1/2" Drill vs Dewalt 20V vs Milwaukee 18V

Bosch HDH361 36V Brute Tough 1/2″ Drill vs Dewalt 20V vs Milwaukee 18V

Bosch 36V vs Dewalt 20V vs Milwaukee 18V Most of the tool industry has concentrated their efforts on a 20-volt or 18-volt line and some feel that it is better to use multiple 18-volt batteries to get the higher voltages for use in larger tools.  Bosch is going against the grain and working to better tools […]

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Torque Repeatability | Milwaukee 2863-20 M18 FUEL w/ ONE-KEY 1/2" Impact Wrench

Torque Repeatability | Milwaukee 2863-20 M18 FUEL w/ ONE-KEY 1/2″ Impact Wrench

Lug Nut Control This is Milwaukee Tool’s first High Torque Impact Wrench with One-Key and it will do much more than the normal customization, tracking, and management of the tool.  Milwaukee disrupted the view of an impact wrench by working to make it a fairly accurate tool for delivering repeatable torque through an impact counter.  […]

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RIDGID 18-Volt Hybrid Propane Forced Air Heater Review | R8604241B

RIDGID 18-Volt Hybrid Propane Forced Air Heater Review | R8604241B

Low Fume Heat The Ridgid GEN5X Brushless 18-Volt Hybrid Forced Air Propane Heater is an awesome unit compared to the kerosine powered salamander heaters we used to use. This propane heater can be powered by a Ridgid 18-Volt battery or regular extension cord. When you compare the size, weight, and ability to move easily, the […]

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Variable Router Jig | Woodpeckers OneTIME TOOL

Variable Router Jig | Woodpeckers OneTIME TOOL

Routers are versatile! There is no doubt that routers are an extremely versatile tool in the woodworking shop. They can complete simple edge profiling tasks to complicated joinery operations. With a quality router, some accessories and jigs, someone can do a large portion of a project with a router. Accessories are something that really separates a specific […]

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Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool - Saddle T-Square

Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool – Saddle T-Square

Measuring and Joinery Layout Since the beginning of man, we have been creating and building things. Early measuring devices probably consisted of a stick or length of animal hair but as time has progressed, we are not at an age of remarkable tools. Whether you are building a bench for your porch out of 2×4’s […]

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Woodpeckers Woodworking Rules

Layout and Joinery Any woodworker will eventually have to layout something on a piece of material or measure and mark joinery. Having a handful of the right tools will make these takes extremely easy and enjoyable. A simple hook rule, combination square, machinist square, and a quality straight edge are a must in a woodworking […]

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DEWALT Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw Review

DEWALT Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw Review

#1 In Power! DEWALT call their new Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw a Worm Drive Style Saw.  DEWALT’s saw does not have worm drive gears, hence they call it a worm drive style.  We like to call this a rear handle, blade left saw. The blade is oriented to the left of the […]

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