Black and Decker Sander Recall

By Robert Robillard

Black and Decker Random Orbit Sander Recall The U.S. consumer Product safety commission announced a recall of 192,000 Black & Decker orbit sanders due to a laceration hazard. Apparently the plastic platen–the piece that holds the sandpaper in place–can break and fly off during use, possibly hurting the user or others nearby. Black and Decker…

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PORTER-CABLE 12 Volt Tools

By Robert Robillard

PORTER-CABLE announced the launch of its new 12 Volt MAX* Lithium line of cordless power tools. 12 volt tools offer compact size and lightweight for re modelers, electricians, cabinet installers, HVAC, woodworkers, maintenancepersonnel and many other professionals whose jobs rely on fastening and drilling applications but do not require the torque or the weight of…

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Milwaukee Voltage Detector CAT IV

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee Voltage Detector with LED I always say SAFETY FIRST! Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation recently released their new CAT IV 1000 volt Voltage Detector with LED. This voltage tester detects voltage at a wide range of 50-1000 AC and integrates an extra bright LED work light to illuminate the work space. “We continue to focus…

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Craftsman Accutrac Laser Measuring Tool

By Robert Robillard

ACCUTRAC LASER MEASURING TOOL, MODEL # 48277 Handling a 100 ft. steel tape measure isn’t the easiest task especially if you’re working solo. The Craftsman® Accutrac® Laser Measuring Tool is like having an assistant and more. This easy-to-operate, pocket calculator measures distances up to 100 ft. with +/- accuracy of 1/8 in. The icon labeled…

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DEWALT Compact Router

By Robert Robillard

Many carpenter use trim routers but not many trim routers plunge! DEWALT just announced the launch of its new Compact Router, which combines power, ease-of-use, ergonomic features and innovations designed for visibility, control and overall performance. DEWALT  Compact Router DWP611 This compact Router, is available as a fixed base unit (DWP611) and a fixed/plunge base…

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WarmlyYours Heating for Concrete Floors

By Robert Robillard

WarmlyYours Provides Heating for Concrete Floors Make Sunrooms, Patios, Basements and Garages Year-Round Comfort Zones with Concrete Floor Heating from WarmlyYours.com. Spice Up Cold Concrete Floors with Energy-Efficient Radiant Heat Any room can be a comfy room year-round—even a room that is more susceptible to cooling seasonal temperatures. All you need is  to turn any…

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Channellock Ratcheting Wrench Set

By Robert Robillard

New Channellock 4 in 1 Ratcheting Wrench Set Channellock, Inc., the company well know for manufacturing high quality pliers, just introduced a new 4-in-1 Ratcheting Wrench Set that does the work of eight combination wrenches or sockets with just two tools.   Manufactured in the United States, the 4-in-1 Ratcheting Wrench Set is comprised of…

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Clarity Defog It

By Robert Robillard

Clarity Anti Fog Product Safety first right? Well….. not always. There is nothing worse than performing a carpentry or Do-it-yourself project, and knowing that the function your performing warrants wearing safety glasses but choosing not to wear them because the glasses always fog up and blur your vision. To make matters worse, this fogging situation…

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