Irwin SL300 Quick Grip Clamps Review

By Robert Robillard

IRWIN SL300 One Handed Bar Clamps With Spreader Feature:   I recently had the opportunity to test out and review IRWIN’s improved one-handed SL300 Quick Grip clamp.     As a carpenter and someone who enjoys working with tools these one-handed or “pistol grip” clamps are perfect for getting things done safely, efficiently and with one hand. If…

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DEWALT 2012 Media Event

By Robert Robillard

DEWALT 2012 Tool Launch This week I attended DEWALTS 12 Volt MAX and 20 Volt MAX Expansion products, brushless and corded launch event in Orlando, Florida.   The event was held at Disney’s MGM Studios.       Why Disney? Well DEWALT and Disney are both known  for their innovation and  delivering beyond expectations.  Can you…

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DELTA Cyclone Dust Collector, Model 50-905

By Robert Robillard

DELTA Portable 1-1/2 HP, Cyclone Dust Collector, Model 50-905 DELTA just introduced their newest portable DELTA Cyclone Dust Collector, Model 50-905.  It’s a cyclone stye, 1-1/2 HP, 240 V, 1 phase motor, Model 50-905 with state-of-the-art performance and a unique, convenient “Chip Barrel System.” The new DELTA Cyclone Dust Collector, Model 50-905 produces 10 inches of…

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DEWALT DWX725 Work Stands

By Robert Robillard

Heavy Duty DEWALT  DWX725 Saw Horses: A sawhorse is basically a four legged beam  used to support  material, work table top or to stand on with a plank.  Over the years I have grown to favor the cheap plastic folding sawhorses.  My reasoning was ease of storage and weight.  The problem with these folding saw horses…

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Portable On Demand Storage

By Robert Robillard

PODS A Smart, Durable and Affordable Storage System We recently had a chance to review a PODS Portable On Demand Storage container. What’s a PODS Container? PODS is an acronym for Portable On Demand Storage and is a system that makes moving and storage more convenient and less stressful. I was originally interested in reviewing…

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John Deere Introduces 3-in-1 Welderator

By Robert Robillard

Three Versatile Tools In One:   An air compressor, a generator and a 170 amp welder John Deere just released an completely innovative and versatile gasoline-powered machine that  functions as three tools;  air compressor, generator and arc welder – all in one unit.  It’s called the Welderator [Not Terminator] and is a new release to their farm, ranch and workshop product…

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Innovative Home Improvement Products

By Robert Robillard

Innovation can be a good thing especially when it allows us to build, repair or replace with safer, stronger and better products.  Here’s a few Innovative Home Improvement Products that have caught my eye this year: Marathon Flat Free Wheelbarrow Tire: You don’t have time to deal with flat tires and this Marathon flat free tire…

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Gorilla Tape

By Robert Robillard

Gorilla Glue Tape I’ve been an avid fan of Gorilla Glue for years.  The original Gorilla Glue has a permanent home in my tool box, its ability to  bond to almost any material including wood, ceramic, stone, metal has always impressed me. Recently Gorilla Glue company has been turning out some real impressive products; from woodworking glue,…

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