Helly Hansen Verglas 1/2 Zip

By Scott Arnold

Helly Hansen Verglas Pullover Review At the end of the long workday or even the end of a super long tiresome work week, there is nothing like taking off the tool belt, kicking off the work boots, the dirty work pants, and slipping into something a lot more comfortable! It is literally one of my…

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Helly Hansen Work Pants

By Scott Arnold

Helly Hansen Workwear Review Helly Hansen workwear has been producing reliable clothing for a century and a half and kicking ass while doing it!  Founded by Helly Juell Hansen, who was a sea captain who wanted a better way to protect himself from the elements. Helly Hansen gear is now worn and trusted by professionals…

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IRWIN Marples Woodworking Chisel Set

By ralph mroz

Every carpenter needs chisels, and the IRWIN Marples Woodworking Chisel Set (Model #M444SB6N) fits the bill well for many of them.  Here’s a little context to explain why I say that. Six main carpenter types I separate carpentry into the following general categories, from most rough to least: timber framing, stick framing, finish (trim) work,…

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Installing An Infratech Heater

By Robert Robillard

Using Infratech Infrared Heaters On Screen Porch Staying home during the COVID pandemic showed us that space at home is premium. Extending the outdoor living spaces longer into the fall, or even a winter season is something people are looking at more than ever.  We’ve seen the restaurants build out their outdoor ding, many using…

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Choosing A Patio Infrared Heater

By Robert Robillard

Adding An Infrared Heater To A Screen Porch When the weather turns cold, folks who have been living on their screened porches move indoors. I designed my screened porch so I could swap out my screens for Mylar wind panels. While this helps cut the wind, it’s still cold. The only true way to be…

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Solo Stove Yukon Fire Pit Review

By Ben Carmichael

Solo Stove Yukon Fire Pit Every year we would go camping in Maine, and every year my grandfather would say the same thing while we shuffled around the fire pit: “You know smoke only blows in the face of the idiot, right?” It took me more time than I would care to admit to realize…

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10 Trim Carpentry Tips

By Robert Robillard

10 Trim Carpentry Tips I’ve partnered with Milwaukee Tool’s GRID apprentice program to share with you 10 trim carpentry tips that I’ve picked up over the years.  Alright let’s jump into the tips: Tip 1:    Tune You Miter Saw For accurate cuts, it’s important to calibrate your miter saw. A 1° difference over a 1-in.…

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Ryobi 40-Volt Cordless Snow Blower

By John Peachey

Ryobi 40-Volt 21-inch Brushless Cordless Snow Blower RY40860 Review Here in Massachusetts where winter snow can begin in November and end in April, a snow blower is an essential device for almost all homeowners.  I already own a two-stage gas-powered snowblower, but I also own all of the headaches associated with a gas snow blower. …

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