Fertilizing Trees And Shrubs

By Robert Robillard

Fertilize Your Own Trees And Shrubs! As you can tell I’m a huge advocate of Do-It- Yourself!  DIYers don’t just take on carpentry projects ~ they do everything…. even fertilize trees and shrubs. Trees that live in manicured landscape and in grass areas need fertilizer more then ones that do not compete with grass and…

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Personal Safety And Risk Reduction

By Robert Robillard

Personal Safety And Risk Reduction Staying Safe In An Unsafe World Image: closequartertraining.com Risk Reduction There are no guarantees with anything. No one can say that physical defense is always the absolute right option in every situation. There is also no fighting style or technique that is completely UN-defeat able. Be Aware Of Your Surroundings…

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Benefits to Installing Utility Wires Underground

By Robert Robillard

A Guide to Trenching and Installing Underground Utilities in your Home Few improvements enhance the appearance of the neighborhood or home then removing overhead wires. If you are building a project or remodelling your home, it may be necessary or make sense, to dig a trench to bury existing utility wires or to upgrade existing…

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Bosch 12V Cordless Jigsaw JS120

By Robert Robillard

Bosch 12V cordless jigsaw JS120 Review The jigsaw design started in 1946 when a Albert Kaufman installed a blade on his wife’s sewing machine.  The very first portable jig saw was introduced the very next year under the name Lesto Jigsaw.  7-years later Bosch acquired Lesto and  since then, Bosch, has continued to lead and…

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SKILSAW SIDEWINDER 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw SPT 67 WL-01

By Robert Robillard

SKILSAW Sidwinder 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw Review Early in my carpentry career I own two power saws: a circular saw and a reciprocating saw. Much later as my two tool arsenal grew, and I became more experienced, I ended up buying a table saw, jigsaw, routers and all kinds of other tools. Back then circular…

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Arborwear Cedar Flex Pants

By Robert Robillard

Arborwear Cedar Flex Pants Review It is ineffably sad but undeniably true that most contractors buy the cheapest pants possible mostly because they feel like pants don’t hold up to the work they do.  They would rather spend their money on cheap pants than risk destroying higher priced “so-called,” durable work-pants. The folks at Arborwear…

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M18 FUEL Grinder 2783-22 Review

By Robert Robillard

M18 FUEL 4-1/2” / 5” Kit (2783-22) Review Milwaukee Tool just released the first cordless M18 FUEL Grinder 2783-22 with a rapid stop braking feature and kickback-reducing clutch solution, increasing job-site safety for grinder uses. The M18 FUEL 4-1/2” / 5” Braking Grinder has a built in brake that stops the grinder wheel in under…

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Ridgid HYPERDRIVE 18v Finish Nailer Giveaway

By Scott Arnold

Ridgid HYPERDRIVE 18v Finish Nailer Giveaway – Model R09892B Finish guns are an essential part of any carpenter’s tool box. While gas powered finish nailers have been around a long time I find them finicky and the gas cartridges are pricey, today’s innovative engineering now allows us to consider a variety of cordless finish nailers on the…

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