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Tool Reviews

  • New Jigs and Accessories

    Cutting Tools, Drills, Tool Reviews, Tools June 27, 2014 Sonia

    Powplant

    By Matt Weber             Jigs and tool accessories provide a handy way to get more efficiency, more versatility or more accuracy from your powered equipment. Attach an auger to your drill/driver to plant a garden. Use an angle gauge to transfer a tricky crown molding angle to your miter saw. With the right accessories your […]

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  • March Hot Products

    Hot Products, Tool Reviews, Tools February 26, 2014 Sonia

    Elastilon 9

              Elastilon Elastilon is a patented self-adhesive hardwood flooring installation system that can replace nails, nailing guns, compressors, messy adhesives, specialized adhesive trowels and chemical cleaners with one simple installation tool—a utility knife. The system can cut installation time in half. Elastilon allows almost any species and thickness of hardwood flooring up to 3/4-in. thick to […]

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  • Products for Building your Deck

    Decks, Decks, Projects, Tool Reviews February 18, 2014 Sonia

    Equinox Louvered Roof Beauty

    It’s soon to be deck-building season. Here are some new product highlights to help outfit your outdoor retreat. By Matt Weber   Equinox XP Louvered Roof The Equinox XP Louvered Roof system is an adjustable roof that transforms from a solid covering to an open garden trellis or pergola style covering, providing light, ventilation and views of the sky. With […]

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  • 2014 International Builders’ Show Preview

    IBS Preview, Tool Reviews, Tools January 15, 2014 Sonia

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                  On February 4-6, more than 75,000 builders, remodelers, developers, architects and other industry professionals from over 100 countries will congregate in Las Vegas, Nevada, for the International Builders’ Show. For the first time, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association are co-locating IBS and the Kitchen […]

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  • January Hot Products

    Hot Products, Latest Home Improvement Products, Tool Reviews, Tools January 14, 2014 Sonia

    Lock Jaw PR

                    Wooster Lock Jaw Approaching any job from the best possible angle can make a world of difference. Wooster’s new Lock Jaw tool holder gives people a chance to do just that. It has a patent-pending design that allows even non-threaded tools to be extension-pole compatible. Made from engineering-grade plastics, the “jaws” of […]

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  • Holiday Gift Guide

    Holiday, Tool Reviews December 9, 2013 Sonia

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                        This holiday season, give a gift that keeps on giving—one that can be used on many home projects yet to come. Stuff your stockings with paint brushes, pliers and orbital sanders. Don’t disappoint your handy husband with another piano key necktie, when he’d rather have new Forstner bits. Don’t give […]

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  • December Hot Products

    Tool Reviews December 6, 2013 Sonia

    Silver duck tape group

                Duck Tape Products The original Duck Tape brand adhesive tape has long been used for its quality adhesion and ability to conform to uneven surfaces. For everyday repairs, use All-Purpose Duck Tape to assist you at home, at school and at the office. Recommended for everyday household repairs, it tears easily by hand without […]

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  • Tools Unplugged

    Power Tools, Tool Reviews, Tools November 21, 2013 Sonia

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    By Matt Weber Power tools are nice, but once America’s grid collapses in the wake of an electromagnetic pulse attack, how are you going add tasteful wainscoting to your doomsday shelter if you don’t have quality hand tools? The EHT staff has rounded up some of our toolbox favorites that we’ll use to fortify our homes after the apocalypse. These […]

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  • Fall Hot Products

    Tool Reviews November 11, 2013 Sonia

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                    Wagner Introduces the FLEXiO 590 Sprayer The FLEXiO 590 Sprayer is an indoor/outdoor hand-held sprayer for all projects. It combines the iSpray nozzle, detail finish nozzle and the X-Boost turbine to provide the most flexible and powerful painting solution offered. The X-Boost turbine delivers 3X more power (at 65,000 RPM’s) to spray […]

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  • Advancements in Drills & Drivers

    Tool Reviews, Tools October 22, 2013 Sonia

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    By Matt Weber         Drills and drivers make up the baseline of must-have DIY tools. If you don’t have one, you’re probably not getting much work done. Browse the aisles of your local hardware store and you’ll see the evolution of drills and powered drivers, and for years the design trend has been a focus on achieving […]

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