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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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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