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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2013 Holiday Tool Gift Guide

By Robert Robillard

Holiday Tool Gift Buying Guide Every year at A Concord Carpenter we try to put together a list of tools we think most guys would appreciate.   We call it out 2013 Holiday Tool Gift Guide.  Check it out . . . and happy holidays!   RIDGID Economical HEPA Vac for Contractors As a carpenter who…

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Engaging Our Youth In The Trades

By Phil Benevides

Engaging our youth in the Trades – Changing our Perceptions   A College Education As a parent, I want what’s best for my children, and for the past twenty years a college education has been touted as the way to ensure a well paying job and good quality of life. In 2012 college graduates over…

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Nail Gun Safety

By Robert Robillard

Being Safe With A Pneumatic Nailer  By Ethan Bickford We all make mistakes. Some are just a little more costly than others. I’m a pretty safety conscious kind of guy. I look where I’m putting my feet on the job site. I wear eye, ear, and lung protection. Heck I even wear gloves a good…

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Milwaukee LED Light

By Robert Robillard

Light It Up With the Milwaukee M12 LED Stick Light by Phil Benevides Milwaukee is getting ready to release a new attachment for their ever expanding M12 series, the M12 LED Stick Light, runs on the M12 Lithium Ion battery, currently compatible with over 50 other Milwaukee products, and is attempting to tackle a problem…

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Milwaukee M12 Fuel Drill Driver Giveaway

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M12 Fuel 1/2 Inch Drill Driver 2403-22 Tool Giveaway The folks at Milwaukee are offering my newsletter subscribers the chance to win their M12™ FUEL ½” Drill/Driver (2403-20/22).  The 2403-22 drill driver integrates three innovative cordless technologies that help the tool achieve up to 10X longer life, 2X more power and 4X more run-time.…

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DEWALT DCL040 20 Volt LED Flashlight Review

By Robert Robillard

DEWALT 20 Volt LED Flashlight Has A Bright Future! My name is Rob Robillard and I love lumens.  There I said it. I have a flashlight in every drawer, vehicle, several toolboxes, on my tool belt and in my drill / impact driver case.  The light in my tool drill / driver case is a DEWALT…

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Milwaukee M12 FUEL 1/4″ Hex Impact Driver

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M12 Driver Guest Post:  Jeff Kirk The first tool from Milwaukee that I’ve gotten the chance to review is the Milwaukee M12 FUEL 1/4″ Hex Impact Driver, model number 2453-22. My first impression was this is driver is bigger than other 12 volt impact drivers on the market but it did not disappoint me…

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