RYOBI 18-volt ONE+ Compact Brushless ½-inch Hammer Drill

By ralph mroz

RYOBI 18-volt ONE+ compact brushless ½-inch hammer drill The RYOBI 18-volt ONE+ compact brushless ½-inch hammer drill we’re looking at here is model PSBHM01.  It’s only 6.7 in. long and compact, providing good access to tight workspaces. RYOBI claims that this compact hammer drill provides up to 2X more runtime than the earlier brushed model…

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Toro 28″ Power Max Snow Blower

By Robert Robillard

Toro 28″ Power Max HD 828 OAE 252cc Electric Start Gas Snow Blower (38838) Review If you live in a region that gets several feet of snow each year and you have a good-sized driveway, then a snow blower might be worth the investment, We recently had the opportunity to put the Toro 28″ Power…

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Ooni Pizza Oven Review

By Ben Carmichael

Ooni Pizza Oven – As Good As It Seems? Hell Yes. Shortly after the pandemic hit and I found myself sequestered in my house, I turned to my wife and pronounced: “I am going to master homemade pizza.” I thought this would set me apart, and would wow friends and family but, as it turns…

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RIDGID 7-1/4 In. Circular Saw

By Benjamin Fecteau

RIDGID 7-1/4 In. R3205 Circular Saw Review So there I was, halfway through cutting my third sheet of ½” plywood on the subfloor phase of a home remodel project when the power went out.  Only this time it was the power to my 20V cordless circular saw that shall remain nameless.  Again.  I still had…

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Crescent APEX u-GUARD Non-Marring Covered Tools

By Robert Robillard

Crescent APEX u-GUARD Carpenters, plumbers, auto rebuilders, electricians, and many other trades workaround finished surfaces.  Whether it’s a finished cabinet, plumbing fixture, car detail, or chandelier, that last screw to be driven or nut to be tightened always has the potential of making trouble for us if our driver or tool slips into or rubs…

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Kershaw ZT ZeroTolerance Knife

By Robert Robillard

Zero Tolerance 0450 Sinkevich Titanium Knife The Kershaw ZT Zero Tolerance Knife, model 0450 is a version of an award-winning collaboration between ZT and custom knife designer Dmitry Sinkevich. It is a version of the 0454 knife, which was a very limited edition.  If you don’t have the 0454 knives, I think Zero Tolerance 0450 is the next best thing!…

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Craftsman Tool Boxes

By Robert Robillard

New Craftsman Tool Boxes By Ralph Mroz I took a peek at two different Craftsman Tool Boxes. As most of you probably know, Stanley Black & Decker (SBD) bought the Craftsman brand from Sears Holdings back in 2017.  It was a bit of a strange deal in that SBD will now own the Craftsman brand and…

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Diamondback Tool Belt

By Scott Arnold

Diamondback Tool Belt Review The tool belt is a must for keeping essential tools within reach, resulting in a faster work flow. A properly fitted tool bet and suspender rig also can reduce back fatigue and neck strain. We recently took a close look at Diamondback tool belt with the “Elias” and “Wrangell” pouches and suspender…

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