Milwaukee M12 FUEL 2-speed Screwdriver Giveaway

By Robert Robillard

The folks at Milwaukee are offering one of my newsletter subscribers the chance to win a Milwaukee M12 FUEL 1/4″ Hex 2-speed Screwdriver.

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Jobsite Dust Control

By Robert Robillard

A good jobsite dust control strategy is essential to keeping your customer or significant other happy throughout a DIY or remodeling project. Here’s a few tips to get you started:   1. In the work area, look for ways air to enters and leaves the room. This would include sealing off doors, windows, air vents…

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Bosch CCS180 Circular Saw Review

By Robert Robillard

Bosch CCS180K 6-1/2-Inch 18-Volt Lithium Circular Saw Blade Kit Every carpenter I know owns a circular saw but not all own a cordless one. Cordless circular saws have been out for years. I’m a remodeling contractor and for many, many of those years I have resisted using and buying a cordless circular saw. They just…

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Kershaw Funxion 8200GRY

By Robert Robillard

Kershaw Funxion DIY – A Great All Purpose Knife: The folks at Kershaw recently sent me one of their Kershaw Funxion 8200GRY pocket knives to review and evaluate. Initial Observation: The Funxion features a 3 inch folding knife with Kershaws, Speedsafe designed into it.  Speedsafe is an assisted opening system that uses a torsion bar to allows the blade…

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Porter Cable 20 Volt Compact Drill Driver Review

By Robert Robillard

Porter Cable 20 Volt Lithium Ion Compact Drill/Driver (PCCK600LB) The folks at Porter Cable recently launched its 20 Volt MAX* Lithium Ion Compact Drill/Driver (PCCK600LB) and 20 Volt MAX* Lithium Ion Impact Driver (PCCK640LB), which are both part of the new 20 Volt MAX* system. The folks at Porter Cable recently sent me the Porter…

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Bosch 1594K Planer

By Robert Robillard

Bosch 6.5 Amp motor, 16,500 RPM Planer Review There is nothing better on the job-site to get fast stock removal and a smooth finish than a power planer, especially for edge material and door planing!  A power planer is a time and money saver. The folks at Bosch recently sent us their  Bosch 1594K Planer to review.  Up to…

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Bosch Diamond Blades

By Robert Robillard

Bosch Diamond Cutting Masonry Blades Bosch like many of the top quality tool manufacturers relies on user feedback to develop new tools and accessories.  Professional contractors know what works and what they want in a tool s performance. Based on this user feedback Bosch developed a diamond blade combining metal powders with diamond formulations, that cut hard concrete, green concrete, tile and general…

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Milwaukee Miter Saw 6950-20

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee 6950-20, 12-inch Dual Bevel Miter Saw ~ By Joshua Bordenca After reviewing DeWalt’s DW716 miter saw, it was only fair to review a comparable model by a very comparable company. Milwaukee brought their 6950-20 miter saw to the table. The 6950-20, 12-inch Dual Bevel Miter Saw with Digital Miter Angle Fine Adjust is without…

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