Bosch Debuts Two, New Jig Saws

By Robert Robillard

Bosch Jig Saws Now Have Precision Control II Technology Bosch Debuts Two, New jig saws the JS572E Top-Handle Jig Saw and JS572EB Barrel-Grip Jig Saw. I had the opportunity to use these saws at bosch’s recent media event.   The accuracy, power [7.2 amp], comfort of these jig-saws was impressive.  As a finish carpenter I use a jigsaw…

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DEWALT DCB103 Combination Dual Port Fast Charger

By Robert Robillard

DEWALT Dual Batter Charger Supports Battery Platforms: The folks at DEWALT must have heard me swearing at the jobsite the otherday.  I was rummaging trough my tool trailer trying to find a charger for my 12 volt drill.   I found the 20Volt and  14.4 Volt charger, but couldn’t find the 12 volt. All of my…

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Racor Ceiling Storage Lift

By Robert Robillard

Racor Ceiling Storage Lift PHL-1R Review The folks at Racor Home Storage Products recently sent  me their Racor Ceiling Storage Lift to install and evaluate.  The lift is designed to load, lift and store  items to the ceiling without using a ladder.  I have to admit I was interested to see if this was a useless gadget…

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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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