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Swanson Savage No Slip Straight Edges Home 

Swanson Savage No Slip Straight Edges

http://toolguyd.com/swanson-savage-no-slip-straight-edges/ Stuart posted about Savage Pro hand tools from Swanson way back in 2011, including a short blurb about their straight edges. I recently bought a Swanson Savage straight edge for myself, and though it deserved a closer second look. The straight edge is made from a single piece of aluminum extrusion. It has a no-slip bottom and “thumb saver” protective... Read More
New Ridgid 18V Cordless 1 Gallon Air Compressor Air Tools Cordless Tools 

New Ridgid 18V Cordless 1 Gallon Air Compressor

http://toolguyd.com/ridgid-cordless-air-compressor/ Who do you think would have been the first brand to come out with a cordless air compressor? If your guess was Ridgid – you’re right! Ridgid has come out with an 18V cordless brushless 1 gallon air compressor. What’s more is that this compressor is available now, and you can order it online for delivery next week. This... Read More
Gedore Wrench for Plumbing Fittings Home 

Gedore Wrench for Plumbing Fittings

http://toolguyd.com/gedore-wrench-for-plumbing-fittings/ The other day I noticed KC tool was promoting this Gedore wrench for plumbing fittings. I’d never seen anything like it — it has the characteristics of several different tools, like a Pliers Wrench, adjustable wrench, and Vise Grips. The wrench is made for turning nickel and chrome plated plumbing fittings, and has removable 8mm plastic jaws to protect... Read More
Irwin 6-in-1 Nut Drivers Review Hand Tools 

Irwin 6-in-1 Nut Drivers Review

http://toolguyd.com/irwin-6-in-1-nut-drivers-review/ A few months ago I posted about new Klein Multi-Nut drivers. In that post several commenters mentioned the Irwin multiple size nut drivers and wanted us to take a closer look. The Irwin 6-in-1 nut drivers each come with 3 double-sided sockets that are stored away on a 6mm hex shaft inside the handle, rather than stacking like Russian dolls. All of the... Read More
Ryobi’s New Whole Stud Detector Home 

Ryobi’s New Whole Stud Detector

http://toolguyd.com/ryobis-whole-stud-detector/ Ryobi recently announced a new “whole” stud detector, model ESF5000. Like the Precision Sensors Profinder 5000 I reviewed 2 years ago, the EFS 5000 uses a series of LED’s along the top to show you where the entire stud is. This stud detector also determines the drywall thickness, to better ascertain what’s behind it. The device can detect non-ferrous metal,... Read More
Trinity 48″ Stainless Steel Rolling Workbench at Costco Home 

Trinity 48″ Stainless Steel Rolling Workbench at Costco

http://toolguyd.com/trinity-48-stainless-steel-rolling-workbench-at-costco/ Strolling through Costco, I spotted a deal on a stainless steel rolling workbench. I’ve seen the Trinity 48″ workbench a few times before and never really thought about it, but a tool storage combo review has been on my mind for the past few weeks, so this time it caught my interest. The price was $300, but it’s back... Read More
Milwaukee M18 LED Search Light Review Home 

Milwaukee M18 LED Search Light Review

http://toolguyd.com/milwaukee-m18-led-search-light-review/ Stuart wrote an introductory post about the Milwaukee M18 LED Search Light a few months ago. The Search Light has since been released and I’ve got my hands on one to test. So let’s dive right in! Light Modes Looking at the face of the light, you’ll see there’s one large LED in the middle, within the reflector, and four smaller LEDs... Read More
New Carbide Woodturning Tools at Lee Valley Home 

New Carbide Woodturning Tools at Lee Valley

http://toolguyd.com/carbide-woodturning-tools-at-lee-valley/ Lee Valley has started carrying a set of 3 carbide-tipped woodturning tools. The set also comes with a full set of replacement carbide inserts. As these tools are only 11″ long, they are intended for use on smaller turnings. They have beech handles and shafts that have been flattened on the bottom side for sitting squarely on the lathe tool... Read More
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