Holiday Tool Buying Guide Part 1

By Robert Robillard

Holiday Gift Buying Guide: Since starting AConcordCarpenter I am constantly asked for my recommendations for tool gifts.  The simple answer is not always that simple. People are funny when it comes to tools.  When you consider that many people follow brand loyally, only look at price points, purchase what their used to; based on many…

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Holiday Tool Buying Guide 3

By Robert Robillard

Since starting AConcordCarpenter I am constantly asked for my recommendations for tool gifts.  The simple answer is not always that simple. People are funny when it comes to tools.  Based on the suggestion of a friend, I’ve compiled a list of great gift ideas of the tools and products that I have tested and reviewed. …

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Milwaukee M12 Cordless Jigsaw

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M12 Cordless Jig Saw Milwaukee recently released their M12™ Cordless High Performance Jig Saw. According to Milwaukee this saw features a new-to-world Hybrid Grip™ design. They claim that the M12™Jig Saw combines the best features from both top handle and barrel grip jig saw designs to provide superior cut control and balance. The Milwaukee M12…

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Recall On Harper Trucks Two Wheelers

By Robert Robillard

Hand Trucks Recalled by Harper Trucks Due to Injury Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell…

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Milwaukee Fluorescent Light Tester

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee® Fluorescent Lighting Tester and Troubleshooter- New Innovation Milwaukee Electric Tool just came out with an industry first, the Milwaukee Fluorescent Light Tester, a tool with the ability to test fluorescent gas, check pin connections and test ballasts. This Milwaukee Fluorescent Lighting Tester will now allow professional Electricians and Building Maintenance Technicians stop the old pull and…

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Wave Cutter Evolution Drill Bits

By Robert Robillard

Fische-Tools Wave Cutter If you follow this site you’ll notice that when drilling holes I often use Forstner drill bits.  I like these type of bits for their clean and consistent holes. That’s why we tool a look at the Wave Cutter Evolution Drill Bits. What is so special with Forstner bits? Forstner drill bits are…

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Seasonal Tool Maintenance

By Robert Robillard

Keeping Your Tools In Tip Top Shape! We all know tools are put to the test everyday on the job site. To keep tools running at optimal performance level, it’s essential to practice regular tool maintenance or seasonal tool maintenance . Not only will proper care increase the life and improve the performance, but it…

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Hammer Stahl 5.5″ Santoku Knife

By Robert Robillard

A Kitchen Tool Like No Other! Readers of this site know I’m a big fan of quality tools. When you say tools most people think of mechanics, carpenter and trades-person type tools.  But there are other tools as well . . .  kitchen tools. There are many kitchen tools but none so sexy as a…

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