Tag Archives: Painting

DeWalt Metal Folding Sawhorse

It makes sense when manufacturers innovate and improve saws, drills, nailers, or any other tool that we use on site. We want more power, lighter weight, longer runtime, this feature, and that feature. The big tool manufacturers continue to deliver those things. Then there are tools don’t come to mind as innovation candidates like the new […]

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Festool Planex LHS 225 Drywall Sander

Festool Planex LHS 225 Drywall SanderDrywall sanding is a messy business at best and hazardous to your health at worst: prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline silica is responsible for many ailments. But Festool hopes to clean up with the Festool Planex LHS 225 drywall sander. The modular design features three lengths, two-speed gears, and adjustable suction power. Extensions allow a working height […]

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Festool Planex LHS 225 Drywall Sander

Drywall sanding is a messy business at best and hazardous to your health at worst: prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline silica is responsible for many ailments. But Festool hopes to clean up with the Festool Planex LHS 225 drywall sander. The modular design features three lengths, two-speed gears, and adjustable suction power. Extensions allow a working height […]

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Festool Media Event from Esslingen, Germany

Festool Media Event from Esslingen, GermanyWe just returned from Stuttgart, Germany to visit Festool’s facilities and get a chance to experience the German culture. I have to give you full disclosure right off the bat – most of the tools we saw are due out for 2017 and while they’re exciting, we also can’t tell you about them just yet. […]

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Titan RX-80 Airless Spray Gun

Titan RX-80 Airless Spray GunWe all want an even spray from a comfortable gun. Titan set out to provide that with Titan RX-80 Airless Spray Gun professional airless spray gun. With an updated design that replaces the Titan LX-80 and G-10XL spray guns, the RX-80 joins the RX-PRO to complete the Titan Red Series line. The RX-80 works with any brand of paint […]

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What’s The Best Wood For Painted Cabinets?

What’s The Best Wood For Painted Cabinets?Just as any artist has to decide what medium to use, carpenters must decide what wood to work with. The appearance, color, price, intended use, workability, and aging behavior are all considerations. But so is a wood’s paintability or ability to take a stain. If staining, you want to know how the wood grain will […]

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Graco TrueCoat Pro II Cordless Paint Sprayer Review

Graco TrueCoat Pro II Cordless Paint Sprayer ReviewAs a Pro, the idea of a portable airless sprayer appeals to me. There are a lot of jobs that fall under that “pick-up-an-go” category where it would be nice to not have to pull out the full airless sprayer. For these, it would be nice to ditch the full et up for a smaller […]

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Stak Rack Door and Trim Painting Accessory

Stak Rack Door and Trim Painting AccessoryWhen I paint trim, one of the issues I run into is the need for space. Laying down pieces of 12 foot long base or crown side by side can really leave you with nowhere to stand. The Stak Rack door and trim painting accessory is designed specifically to save space. This is perfect for those of […]

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15 Quick Clean Up Painting Tips and Hacks from the Pros

15 Quick Clean Up Painting Tips and Hacks from the ProsNothing can so quickly improve a room or space like painting. Of course, nothing can make such a mess so quickly, either! To keep you from spending more time cleaning up than painting, we’ve assembled the best 15 quick clean up painting tips and hacks we know—all from the Pros who do it every day. […]

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Bosch GBM9-16 5/8-Inch Drill Mixer

Bosch GBM9-16 5/8-Inch Drill MixerIf you’d tried mixing recently with your cordless drill, you’ve probably realized it’s not a great application unless it’s a thin material. Our Safety Third team managed to smoke an 18V drill that will remain nameless trying this. The problem with using most drills for mixing is that they just aren’t designed with that kind of […]

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