Category Archives: Current Projects

Current CD Media projects in Lakeland, Florida and around the world.

How to Use a Concrete T Nailer Like a Pro

Pneumatic nail guns have been saving time (and thumbs) since 1950. They are common on jobsites from just after groundbreaking until the final punch list items are completed. Framing nailers build the bones; roofing (or coil nailers more generally) fasten shingles, wraps, and siding; and finish nailers drive the nails that hold trim. Whether any […]

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FLIR DM284 Thermal Imaging Multimeter

Improvements in tool technology from one generation to the next are typically marginal simply because leaps and bounds can’t happen every day. But every so often a tool receives a significant innovation and, if it happens to be a tool of your trade, you consider yourself fortunate. Your job gets easier, your workflow more efficient, and […]

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Why Use a Battery-Powered Chainsaw?

So why use a battery-powered chainsaw over gas or corded models? The reason battery-powered OPE tools are on the rise is because they are much easier, cleaner, and quieter to use than similar tools that run on gasoline or a gas and oil mix. There are obvious health risks related to handling petrochemicals, breathing toxic […]

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DeWalt Tool Connect Update: Upcoming Products

A teaser recently went out regarding new DeWalt Tool Connect products that are on the horizon and likely launching in the next few months. If you’re not already familiar with it, tool connect is DeWalt’s Bluetooth connectivity system that works by connecting the battery to their app as opposed to being integrated into the tool like […]

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CRKT Ruger Hollow Point +P Knife Review

If I had just one word to describe the CRKT Ruger Hollow Point +P it would be “Fast” and “Smooth.” Wait…that’s two words. Well, that’s because picking just either fast or smooth is like choosing which one of my two sons is my favorite. So let’s just say that these new models are both fast […]

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New DAP DynaGrip Construction Adhesives Announced

DAP recently announced a new, complete line of DAP DynaGrip construction adhesives which includes high-performance latex, solvent, and hybrid formulas the company says are designed to deliver high-strength bonds in hours, not days, regardless of weather conditions. General contractors, remodelers, framers, drywallers, finish carpenters and other tradespeople will be interested to know that new DynaGrip adhesives […]

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Bosch Core18V Battery Pack Video Overview

We had the opportunity to get a close look at the new Bosch Core18V battery pack at World of Concrete in Las Vegas back in January. Bosch moved into the upgraded lithium-ion category in three key ways with the Core18V (it goes by Eneracer in Europe). First, Bosch made the move from the 18650 lithium-ion […]

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DeWalt XR 20V Max Compact Recip Saw

DeWalt recently announced the new DeWalt XR 20V Max Compact Recip Saw optimized for use with forthcoming XR Reciprocating Saw Blades. It features a brushless motor, keyless 4-position blade clamp, variable speed trigger, LED worklight, and a design compact enough to fit between 16-inch on-center studs. From a performance standpoint, you’re looking at 2,900 strokes per minute covering […]

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Ryobi Whole Stud Detector Review

You probably know a guy that tests the limits of well-worn jokes by holding a stud finder to himself and saying, “beep!” Maybe you are that guy, in which case it somehow doesn’t get any less funny. Well before you can’t fit your head through a door’s rough opening, let me introduce the Ryobi Whole […]

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Dickies Pro with Cordura Military Grade Fiber

Dickies and Invista’s Cordura brand have teamed up to create the Dickies Pro with Cordura Military Grade Fiber Technology collection, crafted specifically for the skilled tradesman working in severe weather conditions who need light and abrasion-resistant clothing. The Cordura military-grade component is Invista’s patent-pending T420HT fiber and cotton-rich ripstop fabric that combine to form the […]

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