New Stanley Tools This Year

By Robert Robillard

Stanley Tool Media Event 2012 I just got back from the Stanley Media event in the Westin New York Hotel and learned that Stanley, Dewalt and Bostitch have 250 new tool releases scheduled for this year – WOW! I saw and played with may different tools but many of them are not ready for release yet…

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DELTA Sanding Accessories

By Robert Robillard

DELTA  now offering high-quality, long-lasting abrasives DELTA is now offering a full array of sanding accessories up to 95 abrasive products to support all of their sanders.   Abrasives such as sanding sleeves, belts, discs and strips. Some of the products supported are: DELTA Sanding Belts Belt and Disc Sander and Belt Sander machines feature an aluminum-oxide, bi-directional…

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Bosch Pocket Reciprocating Saw Blades

By Robert Robillard

Bosch Pocket Reciprocating Saw Blades for tight locations   How may times have your tried to cut along a 2×4 stud and sheathing only to brake the reciprocating blade or wack your knuckles? What other restricted spots have you struggled with a standard 6 or 12 inch reciprocating blade ?   There are too many to count.…

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IRWIN Marples Woodworking Series Saw blades

By Robert Robillard

IRWIN focuses on the Professional Woodworker and Finish Carpenter IRWIN a company with a history of quality tools but most often known for their iconic vice-grip tool and more recently their Quick-Grip clamp is now taking steps to become a major contender in the high end saw blade arena with the release of their IRWIN Marples…

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Irwin Marples Saw Blade 2012 Media Event

By Robert Robillard

Today I am flying to Venice, Italy to attend Irwins product launch media event.  Ten publishers were invited, nine print and me.  What an honor!   Irwin is planning a release of a new line of IRWIN Marples Woodworking Series saw blades that are expecting to be a “game changer” for the woodworker and finish carpenter.    Why Venice? …

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BROAN and NuTone ULTRA Quiet Fans

By Robert Robillard

BROAN and NuTone ULTRA Quiet Fans Allow Super Fast Installation BROAN® and NuTone® ULTRA™ Series Ventilation Fans and Fan/Lights that feature the fastest, easiest, most universal installation, saving contractors time and increasing their overall profitability. Operating at less than 0.3 Sones, no fan is quieter than the ULTRA fans which are available in both single- and multi-speed…

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KEEN Work Boots

By Robert Robillard

Keen Work Boots Industrial  Grade The folks at Keen recently sent me and my crew two of their industrial grade construction work boots to review and evaluate.   I have to be honest, I’ve always known Keen as an eco-friendly, outdoorsy hiking and sandal type of shoe and never in my wildest dreams thought they made construction…

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IRWIN Marples Woodworking Series Saw Blade

By Robert Robillard

IRWIN Marples NEW Saw Blade Series Next week I travel to Venice, Italy to attend the Irwin Marples saw blade media event.   The event is to preview  the new IRWIN Marples Woodworking Series Saw Blade.   A trip to IRWINS state of the art, saw blade facility, located in Udine, Italy, will be the highlight of the…

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