Tools

Level up your DIY game with LumiLevel

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Are you a DIYer that needs to keep things on the level?  This can mean hanging things, building things, installing plumbing lines and so on.  Lots of things are simply better if they are straight side-to-side or up-down.  Kickstarter project LumiLevel looks to level up your game with their new digital level. …

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Level up your DIY game with the Shaper Tools Origin router

NEWS – Hobbists, makers, and wood crafters will want to check out the Shaper Tools Origin router. It uses computer-guided technology to make sure the shapes that you want to cut out are as precise as possible. This router uses a special tape that orients the router bit so that it can cut inlays like …

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RZMask M2 reusable air filtration mask review

REVIEW – One of my ongoing quests has been to find a air filtration mask for routine home improvement / hobby activities. I have several criteria, including easy to use comfortable effective versatile cost-efficient don’t cause my glasses to fog up My specific use cases are filtering dust from machining wood, outdoor spray painting, clearing …

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Keyport Anywhere Tools modular EDC system review

REVIEW – I love seeing how my favorite companies evolve over time. For example, Keyport started out making unique key organizers but now their product line has turned modular to include a system of EDC pocket tools. Let’s take a closer look at Keyport’s Anywhere Tools. What is it? Keyport Anywhere Tools is an EDC …

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Use your fidget spinner to get some work done!

NEWS – Fidget spinners may be fun, but they are simply time wasters with no other purpose.  Not this Portable Fidget Spinner Tool from UncommonGoods, though.  This fidget spinner packs in six screwdriver bits, making it fun and useful.  The spinner has a 3.25″ Dia and is about 0.4″ thick.  It’s made of zinc alloy, magnets, …

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Don’t let your small car stymie your DIY projects

NEWS – Ever run into the problem of having to pay the hardware store to deliver something like a few boards or some wood trim because you have a sedan or a truck with a short bed and can’t fit your supplies in it?  Well, with the Sidekick VSC side-mount car carrier system, you’ll never …

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Everything is classier when wrapped in leather – even a tool set

NEWS – I’ve seen toolsets with various types of grips, but I’ve never seen one with leather-wrapped handles.  This set from Spanish company Sol&Luna uses select leather that was tanned using an ecological tanning process, then carefully cut and hand-stitched to the tools. The leather is 100% cow leather tanned with a vegetal process.  The …

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Dremel’s Power Cleaner Tool makes things squeaky clean!

NEWS – As a self-confessed gadget nerd, I am always looking for gadgets that either make a process easier, are able to consolidate multiple individual processes into one, or present a new way of handling a task. I own a lot of various types of gadgets and equipment, and any type of tool that makes …

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The Quickloader Strap is an all rubber take on the traditional tie down

NEWS – If you’ve ever had to move something from here to there, you know the importance of making sure whatever you’re moving is secure. Traditional tie downs are okay, but most of them contain metal or plastic hooks that can be damaging. The Quickloader Strap does all the same securing and carrying jobs that …

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The Galen Leather Tool Roll is a versatile organizer

NEWS – Often times, the secret to your EDC kit is organizational accessories that make it easier to carry.  That’s the case with this Leather Tool Roll from Galen Leather.  This organizer can function as: Pencil Roll Cable organizer Paintbrush holder Travel watch holder Make-up roll Scissors case Whatever you need it to do! The …

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