Cutting a Jack Miter

By Robert Robillard

Finish Carpenter Joinery Tricks Finish carpentery is the art of adding the final touches to a home or building.  Finish carpentry skills, like cutting a Jack Miter, are needed to apply door and window casing, doors and molding details, all or which help create crisp lines, and eye catching details. The style of molding used can vary based on the…

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Arborwear Campbell Hill Jacket

By Robert Robillard

Campbell Hill Jacket The average temperature in New England is 43 degrees, so you can imagine how chilly early fall mornings are. When you work outdoors like I do, early fall means dressing in layers and slowly stropping them off as the sun rises and heats up. Some days start off at 32-degrees, top off…

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Masterbuilt Bluetooth Electric Smoker

By Ben Carmichael

Masterbuilt Bluetooth Electric Smoker Review What is good food — and I mean really good food — meant to do: nourish or entertain? Is it meant to be simply good for your body, or also good for your soul? My feeling: why choose? Life is too short. Enjoy every part of it, while you can,…

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Thinium Recharge+ Portable Phone Charger

By Robert Robillard

Thinium Recharge All in One Charger Review My job depends on me having access to a phone, always on the go, I have to charge my phone as I travel. That means charging in my vehicle while driving, or using portable external chargers to boost and charge my battery when I can’t plug in.I recently…

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DEWALT 60V FLEXVOLT Stud Joist Drill Kit DCD460T2

By Jim Nadeau

DEWALT 60V FLEXVOLT Stud Joist Drill Kit DCD460T2 Review Every Electrician has to have a 1/2″ drill in their truck, there is no way around it.  We all have our favorite drills;  whether it’s a right angle drill, a Hole Hawg, or a simple heavy duty 1/2” drill.  I have always preferred using a right angle…

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Hitachi Finish Combo Kit KNT50AB Review

By Josh Bordenca

Hitachi Finish 18-Gauge Brad Nailer, Model NT50AE2 and Pancake Compressor EC710S Unless you are searching to replace either a compressor or pneumatic nailer, you more than likely are looking for a kit, mainly because it tends to offer a decent deal.  Hitachi put together their Hitachi Finish Combo Kit KNT50AB into a kit listed as KNT50AB…

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Deckorators New Dexerdry Weatherproofing System

By Scott Arnold

Deckorators New Dexerdry Weatherproofing System Deck industry pros can now get a revolutionary deck weatherproofing solution — Dexerdry® — from their single source for exciting and innovative deck products. Deckorators®, a brand of the Universal Forest Products, Inc. family of companies and the leading brand in composite decking, railings, balusters, post caps and more, has…

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL SURGE Hydraulic Driver

By Robert Robillard

The Future of Impact Drivers The other night at the dinner table, I asked my teenage daughter to pass me the salad. She kind of looked at me funny and said, “Dad, why are you yelling?” So feeling a little confused and irritated, I say, “I’m not yelling” and look over at my wife for…

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