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John Peachey

Writer / Teacher / DIY Enthusiast

John Peachey is a 30-year veteran teacher with a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology. John is passionate about technology and is a big fan of Apple hardware and other techie gadgets. As a homeowner, John enjoys spending time in his workshop and in his yard getting his hands dirty completing DIY projects. For ten years John was the general manager of a swimming and sailing club, responsible for overseeing and maintaining the extensive facilities. In his free time, John enjoys outdoor activities, especially golf, fishing, boating, and biking. John’s love of the outdoors provides him with the time and opportunity to field test and review knives, multi-tools, flashlights, yard tools, and other handy devices. In addition, supporting teachers, students, and friends with technology for more than 20 years has provided him with the experience to advise, evaluate, and integrate technology products into a user’s daily life. Here at A Concord Carpenter, John enjoys reviewing all of these products.

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Greenworks Pro 80-Volt Cordless Mower

By John Peachey

Greenworks Cordless Mower I have looked forward to owning a battery-operated lawn mower since I transitioned from a gas-powered weed trimmer to a cleaner and quieter battery-operated trimmer several years ago.  After participating in the Tool Box Buzz 2022 Cordless Mower Head-To-Head, I was very fortunate to bring home the Greenworks Pro 80-Volt Cordless Mower to…

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Ryobi 18V One+ Hybrid LED Panel Light Review

By John Peachey

Ryobi 18V One+ Hybrid LED Panel Light PCL631 If a person can have a favorite work light, then the Ryobi 18V One+ Hybrid LED Panel Light is my new favorite work light.  I certainly liked the much smaller Ryobi Flexible Clamp Light, but I love the Ryobi Hybrid Panel Light.  This LED work light knocks…

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Ryobi 18V One+ Bug Zapper Review

By John Peachey

Ryobi 18V One+ Bug Zapper Just like ants can ruin a picnic, mosquitoes and flying insects can ruin an evening get-together on a deck or on a patio.  Ryobi has provided outdoor summer barbecues and camping trips with a solution to eradicating these pesky insects with their new Ryobi 18V One+ Bug Zapper (#P29014BTLVNM). Specifications:…

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Ryobi 18V One+ Cleaning Tools Review

By John Peachey

Ryobi Chemical Sprayer | EZClean Power Cleaner | Power Scrubber My parents will soon be replacing the front door entry at their home. Before they do that, they wanted their front stairs to be cleaned. I volunteered for the job as I believed I had the perfect trifecta of Ryobi cleaning tools for the job. Ryobi…

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Ryobi Flexible Clamp Light Review

By John Peachey

Ryobi Flexible LED Clamp Light (PCL665B) I am pleased to own several Ryobi LED lighting products.  The Ryobi Flexible LED Clamp Light (PCL665B) is another highly versatile and valuable task light for Ryobi fans everywhere. Battery Life Jackpot The Ryobi Flexible LED Clamp Light offers many attractive features for those that need bright task lighting…

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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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Ryobi PAD01B Bluetooth Speaker

By John Peachey

Ryobi 18V One+ Speaker with  PAD01B Review While I would not call myself an “audiophile”, I love to listen to music and I do so all the time.  I have owned numerous Bluetooth speakers to enjoy my favorite music on.  I have recently been using the Ryobi 18V One+ Speaker with Bluetooth Wireless Technology (PAD01B)…

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Ryobi Power Scrubber

By John Peachey

Ryobi 18-Volt ONE+ Cordless Power Scrubber Ryobi Power Scrubber cordless cleaning solutions can simplify the cleaning tasks of most weekend warriors.  Each scrubber is water-resistant and they each have their own strengths. The power scrubber cleaning solutions were invaluable when I spent my weekend cleaning our two stairways, our LL Bean Waterhog Doormats, and the…

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