Tools

Worx 20V Power Share 7.25″ Cordless Sliding Compound Miter Saw review

REVIEW – I have now been able to test several tools from Worx and I have become a big fan. This time around I get to test a much-needed tool that will make my DIY tasks so much more flexible especially when I need to take my tools on the road. I am expecting this …

Worx 20V Power Share 7.25″ Cordless Sliding Compound Miter Saw review Read More

Qfun Digital Caliper Measuring Tool review – brings digital accuracy to a centuries-old measurement tool

REVIEW – Highly accurate measurements help everything from cooking and mixology to engine performance, aircraft stabilization, and a host of other engineering tasks. For physical measurements of objects, it’s hard to beat a set of Vernier Calipers. I was sent a set of digital Vernier calipers from Qfun to test, and have been measuring all …

Qfun Digital Caliper Measuring Tool review – brings digital accuracy to a centuries-old measurement tool Read More

Worx Nitro 20V Brushless Switchdriver 2.0 2-in-1 Cordless Drill & Driver review

REVIEW – Since everyone who reads my reviews already knows that I am remodeling a basement, I will not go into those details. Everyone also already knows that I believe in having every tool necessary for the job and as such, I have quite an extensive tool selection relevant to my DIY projects and tasks. …

Worx Nitro 20V Brushless Switchdriver 2.0 2-in-1 Cordless Drill & Driver review Read More

Walabot DIY 2 visual stud finder review – Does it give you X-ray vision?

REVIEW – As I mentioned in previous reviews, I am a serious DIYer, and I make sure that I have every tool for every task. That is an expensive approach, so I am very pleased when I get the opportunity to test and review tools. Since I have been remodeling my basement including building walls …

Walabot DIY 2 visual stud finder review – Does it give you X-ray vision? Read More

Volty 2.5 – 30V DC voltmeter review – It’s a Leatherman voltmeter in my pocket and I’m happy to see you!

REVIEW – Every once in a while, a product comes along that is amazingly innovative, eminently practical, and fills a mighty need. I’m my family’s go-to guy for all things technical and have long sought a meter that can be unobtrusively carried. The Volty voltmeter by PC Doodle lets me do just that! Volty, where …

Volty 2.5 – 30V DC voltmeter review – It’s a Leatherman voltmeter in my pocket and I’m happy to see you! Read More

This tiny DC voltmeter fits in a Leatherman bit holder or on keychain!

UPDATE – Read our full Volty voltmeter review. NEWS – Garrison Keillor once said, “The curse of the handyman [or person] is that when someone asks you to look at something, they really don’t want you to just look at it – they want you to do something about it.” I’m that guy with my …

This tiny DC voltmeter fits in a Leatherman bit holder or on keychain! Read More

HOZO Design MEAZOR 6-In-1 compact laser measuring tool review

REVIEW – I previously had the opportunity (several years ago) to review the Bosch GLM 50 C laser measuring tool. Six years later, it still works great and it is my go-to laser measuring tool. But considering that it might be time for an upgrade, I jumped at the chance to try the MEAZOR 6-In-1 …

HOZO Design MEAZOR 6-In-1 compact laser measuring tool review Read More

Greenworks 24V angle grinder review

REVIEW – Useful for cutting, grinding, and polishing, an angle grinder is one of those indispensable tools that belong in every do-it-yourselfer’s arsenal.  The Greenworks angle grinder is a 24V  cordless unit with a brushless motor that spins 4-1/2-inch tools up to 10500 RPM.  I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

Greenworks 24V angle grinder review Read More

Ryobi announces new line of USB Lithium tools

NEWS – Ryobi recently announced a new rechargeable battery that will power a line of handheld tools.  The battery is a 2 AH lithium-ion battery that is rechargeable with USB-C, much like the battery in my Cyansky K3 flashlight.  The primary benefit seems to be that a custom battery charger would not be required; any …

Ryobi announces new line of USB Lithium tools Read More

Denqir Mini Chainsaw review – a chainsaw so small it could be part of your EDC!

REVIEW – The Denqir Mini Chainsaw is made for limb pruning and small tree cutting when loppers aren’t powerful enough for the task. But it can cut wood up to about 3”-5” diameter, depending on which blade is attached. With two rechargeable batteries included in the kit you could cut a lot of wood before …

Denqir Mini Chainsaw review – a chainsaw so small it could be part of your EDC! Read More

Dewallie LA-400 Laser Engraving Machine review

REVIEW – I love crafting! I own a Cricut and it allows me to do most things, with the exception of engraving.  I have looked into purchasing an engraving machine because of all the additional options, but never pulled the trigger.  When the opportunity came to test out the Dewallie LA-400 Laser Engraving Machine, there …

Dewallie LA-400 Laser Engraving Machine review Read More