Milwaukee Job Site Backpack 48-22-8200

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee Job Site Backpack 8-22-8200 Review The folks at Milwaukee recently introduced a backpack as a tool storage and transport option. We recently played with the Milwaukee Job Site Backpack 48-22-8200and quickly determined that it is a durable, pro grade backpack, worthy of any job-site. Most of the guys on my crew swear by the…

Continue reading »

Makita 18-Volt Cyclonic Vacuum DCL500

By Robert Robillard

  Compact Cordless Vacuum for Mobile Contractors As a remodeling carpenter we do our fair share of small service jobs and handyman work. The hidden benefit to doing these “small jobs,” is what I call “client face-time.” We believe that the more face-time with a client ~ the better opportunity for future projects. In order…

Continue reading »

Ridgid WD1450 14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum

By Ben Carmichael

Ridgid WD1450 14-Gallon 6-Horsepower Wet/Dry Vacuum Review Of all the tools I consider essential, there is one that that people don’t often think of: the wet/dry vacuum. Why is it so essential? Quite simple: it keep things clean and it helps keep you efficient. In order to build things, you have to cut things. I…

Continue reading »

Festool CT MINI Vacuum

By Robert Robillard

Festool CT Mini HEPA Dust Extractor 584156 Review At ConcordCarpenter we are remodeler as well as mobile contractors. That means that we sometimes travel from one job to the next, sometimes doing two or three jobs a week. That also means setting up and cleaning up a few times a day. Having tools that easily…

Continue reading »

Wobblelight Metal Halide Work Light

By Robert Robillard

Wobble Light WL400MH Self-Righting 400 Watt Metal Halide Work Light Review At ConcordCarpenter we are all about innovative solution to old job site problems. We recently started looking at job site lighting and the issues surrounding, and difficulties obtaining a rugged, durable, and reliable work lighting. We first spied the 36” Wobblelight Metal Halide Work…

Continue reading »

Milwaukee M18 LED Stick Light 2352-20

By Ethan Bickford

Milwaukee M18 LED Stick Light 2352-20 Review Milwaukee recently introduced a few new LED lights.  Given my background in photography I know light and the characteristics of it. Every tradesperson  gets into situations where they need some cordless light in tight spaces, places without power, or packing up at the end of the short days…

Continue reading »

DEWALT DWS780 12-Inch Miter Saw

By Robert Robillard

DEWALT DWS780 12-Inch Double Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review   Full disclosure.  We have over 50 years of collective carpentry experience on the job and only use Dewalt miter saws.  Other brands have come and gone but Dewalt has seemed to figure out how to provide state-of-the-art technology for fine and precision cutting in…

Continue reading »

Bosch Compact Drill Driver DDB181

By Ethan Bickford

Bosch DDB181 Compact 18 volt Drill Driver Review I’ll often resort to using 12 volt drills and impact drivers for light duty drilling and driving tasks. While the light weight and easy handling of a smaller 12 volt tool is nice, they can be a little short on power.  Bosch looked at this end-user conundrum…

Continue reading »

© Copyright 2019 A Concord Carpenter · All Rights Reserved