Using a router is a lot like painting a room – in a very short time with just a little effort, you can dramatically change the aesthetic. Run an ogee along a table surface, ease sharp corners, flush cut two pieces, create rabbets, dadoes, and even dovetails. You could haul out the big, corded plunge […]
Ridgid recently announced an expansion of its GEN5X line with the Ridgid Gen5X 18V Hybrid Forced Air Propane Heater. Powered by any Ridgid 18V battery or a regular extension cord, the heater can warm up to 1,350 square feet of space and produces up to 60,000 BTU. It features a brushless motor, electronic ignition, and Ridgid’s […]
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 […]
Ridgid hopes to improve the way contractors install Pex with the new 12V Ridgid Pex-One. Designed for one-handed use, the Pex-One weighs in at five pounds and can press multiple sizes up to one inch with an interchangeable die system. Ridgid claims the Pex-One provides full power through 150+ presses per charge with a 5-second […]
Milwaukee Tool recently introduced a new solution for unclogging toilets, urinals, and floor traps for service plumbers and facility maintenance professionals with the Milwaukee M12 TrapSnake Porcelain Auger System. The TrapSnake allows multiple auger attachments to be unified on a single power source. The heart of the system is the M12 TrapSnake Driver which produces low […]
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The Ryobi 18V Cordless Inflator / Deflator recently became part of the ONE+ line. We reviewed the similar Kobalt 120 volt tire inflator last year and genuinely liked it. The Ryobi P731 adds cordless freedom via the ONE+ battery. Pop in the battery and you’re good to go. Walk around the house pumping up inflatables, or walk […]
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My faithful impact driver recently bit the dust after several years of service. You can’t spend much time mourning old tools when there are jobs to do, so I immediately began a search for its replacement. I was impressed with the breadth of new choices and features. The market boasts more compact designs, longer battery […]
Nailers aren’t just for the bones and roof of a building. We use them throughout the construction process for larger trim, molding, shelving, and door installation – hence the category known as finish nailers. They make quick, one-handed work out of slow, two-handed hit-the-nail-on-the-head work plus there’s no chance an errant swing can cause damage. […]
To have competent battery-powered impact wrenches just a decade ago would have probably sounded like B-movie style science fiction. Picture it: an alien spaceship crash lands on Earth with technology so superior that its cordless impact wrenches could perform a majority of the work in your shop. Not very exciting as a movie concept – […]
Milwaukee Tool recently introduced the new RedLithium-powered Milwaukee M18 Short Throw Press Tool for residential PEX installation up to 1 inch. It requires no calibration interval and uses unique jaws compatible with Viega PureFlow Pex Press Systems. The press tool features a pre-press battery check that ensures the tool can complete the press and an Auto-Cycle […]