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WorkPro Miter Saw Stand 5-in-1 Portable Workbench review

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REVIEW – As a serious DIYer, having the right tools is critical to getting the job done efficiently and correctly. When a tool can perform multiple functions and make the job easier, that is even better. I am excited to assemble this WorkPro Miter Saw Stand 5-in-1 Portable Workbench and see how it works for […]

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If you don’t get this mini-driver set at Harbor Freight, get one somewhere!

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NEWS – I don’t do advertisements or promotions and this is not a sponsored piece. I have found this to be among the best ten dollars I’ve spent. This set happens to have come from a local Harbor Freight store.  I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve had to reach for my mini-driver set

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Use the SuperBit to get into hard-to-reach spaces

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NEWS – Inevitably, while my husband is working on projects around the house, he stumbles upon a task that has a hard-to-reach screw. It’s frustrating to be hindered from completing a job by a simple but ill-placed screw! The SuperBit by Super Brand Tools aims to help the DIYer finish the project. It is a

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ACEGMET DTX-10 3-in-1 Digital Tape Measure review – measuring isn’t what it used to be…

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REVIEW – The first retractable tape measure was invented in 1868, replacing the commonly used folding ruler. It was refined and perfected into the 1960’s. However, little has changed from the design we all know and use. Pull the tape out, measure, and retract the tape back into the housing. Today, tape measures are moving

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Milessey D9 PRO laser measurement tool review – now with more lasers

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – How do you improve upon a laser measurement tool? Add a color touch screen? Add a flashlight? How about more lasers? The Milessey D9 PRO laser measurement tool has done that and more. What is it? The Milessey D9 PRO is a laser distance measurement tool featuring dual side firing lasers to

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HOZO Design NeoRuler Premium Combo modular digital scale ruler review – This one surprised me

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REVIEW – There are a few things that instantly grab my interest. One of them is a finely machined tool. HOZO Design offered to send their NeoRuler for review, and I thought that it would make a great addition to my various design tools. Was I mistaken? Read on to find out. What is it?

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4 cool tools for your EDC tool box and 1 quirky travel accessory that you have to see to believe

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Today I have 4 Kickstarter campaigns for you that I think are worth checking out. Lately, there have been a lot of really cool items on Kickstarter, and the ones I have for you today look pledge-worthy. First up is the Symtik S1 Boost EDC Screwdriver. What is it? The Symtik S1

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These tool organizer racks for DIYers look AWESOME!

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NEWS – I want one of these metal tool organizer racks from METALTER or Riuog (who comes up with these brand names?). I imagine one of them on my leather working and 3D printer hobby desk filled with screwdrivers, scissors, hole punches, files, snips, rulers, and pens. . Both racks have a tilted design for

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iDOO Electric Compressed Air Duster and Vacuum review – no more canned air

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REVIEW – I stopped buying canned air for dusting because at $5 to $10 per can, it just didn’t make sense. I have an air compressor in the garage, and a small rubber bulb for dusting small things like camera parts. I think the iDOO electric compressed air duster and vacuum might fit nicely in

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Put this electric screwdriver set in your toolbox!

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DEAL NEWS – Calling all DIY enthusiasts and hobbyists! If you’ve got a thing for fixing, and crafting, or you just enjoy tinkering around the house, you’ll want to pay attention to this deal on the ARROWMAX AM cordless screwdriver set. This Red Dot, IF Design award-winning precision screwdriver set comes with 34 magnetic bits

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