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Wood & Metal Projects | Milwaukee M18 Fuel Mag Drill in the Shop 2787-22

Drilling holes in large metal material When tasked to drill holes in large metal objects, it can be tricky to get the right tool for the job. For the smaller and less frequent applications, one could use a standard drill and bit to get the job done. But if you are going to be doing […]

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Edge Pro Professional 4 Knife Sharpening System

Dull is Dangerous Whether you are cutting veggies int he kitchen for your favorite meal, widdling on a piece of wood, or chiseling hand cut dovetails you rely on the cutting edge to do the job. A dull knife, chisel, or any other cutting tool is dangerous. While a dull cutting edge is unpredictable and […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Metal Cutting Circular Saw Review – 2782-20

M18 Metal Circular Saw The Milwaukee FUEL M18 5-3/8″ Metal Saw is a compact and lightweight metal cutting saw designed for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and general construction contractors. The M18 saw, model number 2782-20, has a Brushless PowerState Motor for longer battery life and more power.  Milwaukee claims this saw will make over 370 cuts of 3/4″ EMT on […]

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Hitachi G12VE 4-1/2″ AC Brushless Variable Speed Angle Grinder Review

Variable Speed Grinder Hitachi has been innovating corded AC brushless tools with an internal inverter circuit that regulates power.  That makes these tools ideal for construction because they can run at full power on a long extension cord or on a generator with an uneven power supply.  These tools have shown to have excellent quality […]

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Yardmax 26″ Two-Stage Snow Blower Review – YB6770

Self-Propelled & Balanced If you are looking for a well built, great priced two stage snow blower that has a lot of features, the Yardmax 26″ snow blower is one to put on your list of “must see” items.  The absolute first thing we noticed about the Yardmax snow blower was the weigh distribution and […]

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Model 6SS Carpenters Square – Woodpeckers OneTIME Tool

Perfect 90’s and 45’s Whether you are on the jobsite or in the woodshop, you can appreciate a tool that allows you to complete your task quickly and efficiently without sacrificing accuracy. The standard speed square offers the speed of marking out a 90 or 45 degree angle very quickly, but how accurate are those […]

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New Dewalt Pocket & Utility Knives

Durable, Folding, Retractable, Cool Dewalt has released a few new version of their pocket and utility knives.  Both sets are pretty comfortable and built with decent quality.  The pocket knives have a high carbon stainless steel but with all the marketing around the blade material, you never know how high of quality you are buying […]

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Hitachi DH-52MEY Brushless SDS Max Rotary Hammer with User Vibration Protection 2-1/16″

Brushless SDS Max We discuss battery operated brushless tools all the time, but this is our first chance to dive into a construction related tool with an AC Brushless motor that runs off a cord.  The DH52MEY 2-1/16″ SDS Max Brushless rotary hammer is the newest rotary hammer in the Hitachi lineup. This rotary hammer […]

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SkilSaw 14 Inch Abrasive Chop Saw Review SPT64MTA-01

SkilSaw’s Metal Chop Saw Skilsaw’s leap into metal cutting is helping to solidify the tool brand as a professional construction use tool provider.  The Skilsaw 12″ Dry Cut Saw was amazing, and this abrasive saw picks up where that one leaves off.  This 14″ abrasive saw can miter in both directions and is built to […]

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SkilSaw 12 Inch Metal Dry Cut Saw SPT62MTC-22 Review

Metal Dry Cut Miter Saw Cutting metal accurately with cool, clean cuts (without burrs) leaves few options.  Skilsaw’s new 12″ dry cut metal saw features the Diablo Cermet metal blade that spins at 1,500 rpm.  While this saw blade looks like a standard miter saw blade meant for wood, it is defiantly not.  This blade is […]

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Dewalt’s New 4-in-1 Multi Functional Utility Bar

Demolition Master Dewalt has a new Multi-Functional Utility Bar that is most designed for ripping, striking, prying, and scraping applications.  If you are a renovator, deck builders, or contractors, this will be a tool you will enjoy.  The Multi-Functional Utility Bar has a hardened striking surface with 7/8” tri-lobe stock for durability, a gooseneck head for board grabbing, […]

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