Tools

PockeTool mini multi-tool review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – When you are choosing EDC gear, what criteria do you use? Does the tool have to be small enough to fit your pocket? Multi-use functionality? Rugged? Easy to use? Today I want to show you the PockeTool which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. This little tool ticks all those boxes. Let’s …

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OLFA Professional 18mm Heavy-Duty Aluminum Utility Knife (MXP-AL) review

REVIEW – If you are like me, you are always looking for the utility knife that you just saw yesterday, and then when you find it, the knife blade is dull. Sometimes I end up just hunting down one of the snap-blade knives that I keep in my junk drawer for emergencies and half the …

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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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