How To Build A Workbench

By Robert Robillard

“The Perfect Work Bench” Okay that was misleading;  please don’t make me go sit in the truck for the rest of the day! There is no such thing as a perfect workbench I can say this because I’ve built and rebuilt my work bench at least five times in twenty years and I’m now considering…

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COAST Rechargeable Flashlights

By Robert Robillard

COAST LED Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Flashlights I’ve carried a flashlight of some sort everyday for twenty years and I know what I like and what works. I’ve been a COAST flashlight user for a few years now ever since I found the HP7 flashlight. I appreciate that they make feature-rich, dependable lights that are used across…

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Work Sharp Knife And Tool Sharpener

By Robert Robillard

Work Sharp Knife and Tool Sharpener Ken Onion Edition The folks at Darex, makers of Work Sharp and Drill Doctor, recently sent me their Work Sharp Knife And Tool Sharpener to review and evaluate.  After learning that this tool is mostly built by in the USA by a family owned business in Ashland Oregon  how…

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Kershaw Black Horse II

By Robert Robillard

Kershaw Black Horse II Model # 8Cr13MoV  I like knives, and I like them a lot. My family teases me because they know they can usually find a knife in my car, in my workshop, in my bureau, in my pocket, or on my belt. I find quality knives to be a reliable and indispensable…

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Tips on How to Maintain your Lawn Mower in the Fall

By Phil Benevides

How to Maintain your Mower during the Fall Here at a Concord Carpenter we love tools and although we don’t make a living using our lawn mowers, it is certainly a tool we rely on and use regularly. Without a quality mower that is maintained to perform well our beautiful homes may be overlooked by…

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Outdoor Beverage Cooler Solutions

By Robert Robillard

Cold Beverage Refrigeration Solutions for Entertaining Autumn is here, and like other homeowners, you might find yourself entertaining others in your home, whether it’s for huddling around the television to watch a football game, in my case the New England Patriots,  or serving your guests pre-Thanksgiving dinner aperitif cocktails. The crisp air and colorful leaves…

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Coast HP17TAC Focusing LED Flashlight

By Robert Robillard

COAST Flashlights The Coast HP17TAC Focusing LED Flashlight is the most serious flashlight I have ever had the opportunity to use. This unit measures 13.12 inches in length and weighs 1.95 pounds. The HP17TAC packs a serious punch with a high output of 615 lumen, as well as a low output of 64 lumen. In…

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Coast TX40 LED flashlight

By Robert Robillard

Coast TX40 Tactical LED Flashlight The purpose of any good flashlight is to provide you with bright light where and when you need it, and this LED Flashlight certainly does not disappoint. While it is hard for me to accurately measure its output, this flashlight is exceptionally powerful. The reported 164 lumens actually could be…

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