Compact Portable Table Saws

By Robert Robillard

The Cutting Edge  – A Mobile Contractor and Their Table Saw I often refer to myself as a carpenter but, in reality I’m a mobile contractor, moving from one project to the next, sometimes even two locations in one day. Many independent contractors work remotely, often on multiple projects at the same time The trades has…

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StickyMat Radiant floor Heating – Electric Matting System

By Robert Robillard

Probably the most attractive advantage the Warmup Stickymat has over competitors is how easy it is to install onto underlayment, without thin-set, especially when applied to Warmup’s thermal insulation boards.

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HILTI Powder-Actuated DX 2 Fastening Tool

By Robert Robillard

Power actuated tools are well known on the jobsite as a fast, safe and cost effective way to fasten materials to concrete. Often referred to as a “Hilti gun or a Ramset gun” these tools have been a go to for direct fastening and the technology works on a controlled explosion created by small propellant…

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Paslode 21-Degree F350-P Framing Nailer

By Robert Robillard

Paslode 21-DEGREE F350-P Framing Nailer The  Paslode 21-DEGREE Framing Nailer is a perfect solution for the remodeling contractor. As a remodeling carpenter I like this nailer, here’s  why: Compact The Paslode 21-DEGREE Framing Nailer weighs 8.1 pounds and measures 13 inches in length, allowing it to fit into into tight spots, such as, between 16 on…

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OLFA Snap Off Blade Utility Knives

By Robert Robillard

OLFA Snap Off Blade Utility Knives Here at ConcordCarpenter we are always searching for new tools or solutions to highlight to our readers. In this case we are exploring Utility Knives and checking out a deviation from the ever popular quick change two-sided utility blades and knives. The snap off blade knife is often viewed…

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Titanium Hammers vs. Steel Hammers

By Robert Robillard

Titanium Hammers vs. Steel Hammers Which One Is Better? The titanium hammer vs. steel hammer debate has been going on at my job site for a few years now. The questions all address whether titanium hammers are worth the cost, which is sometimes 4-5 times more than a steel hammer, and do they REALLY prevent…

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Rockwell Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool F50

By Robert Robillard

New Rockwell Sonicrafter Models:  Faster and Powerful Rockwell’s next generation of Sonicrafter oscillating tools have been redesigned with and increased oscillating angle and more power to cut faster. The Rockwell Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool F50 new design is more tapered and compact, plus the accessory count for each model has increased for added value and applications. What’s…

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Bostitch Smart Point Brad Nailer

By Robert Robillard

Bostitch 18 Gauge Smart Point Brad Nailer Model BTFP12233 In the world of pneumatic nailers there is not much that excites me anymore, unless were talking about brad nailers and Jenifer Aniston in the same sentence. As far as brad nailers go, well they’re just not that exciting. That is at least not until I…

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