By Matt Weber Fathers and tools go together like baseball and hot dogs, pizza and beer, hammers and nails. When you’re shopping for a gift, you can’t go wrong by adding to his arsenal. We’ve rounded up a few ideas to drop on your pop this Father’s Day, from lasers to ladders, perfect for the […]
By Hal Jones Xtreme Access Sockets and Ratchets, Swiss Knife Utility Comes to Socket Sets
If you’re the kind of tool hound who buys really obscure items just in case you might possibly one day have a use for them, then the National Hardware Show is your kind of event. Cool tools and handy gadgets abound, as hundreds of companies pitch their wares to the people […]
By Charlie Self Everyone Wants a Table Saw: Exploring Hybrid and Job Site Saws for the DIY Homeowner.
Editor’s Note: EHT editorial sampled these in Milwaukee and both Matt and I came away thinking this tool is going to really make an impact on building maintenance personnel. MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation continues to expand their Test and Measurement line with the introduction of a new-to-world product for testing/troubleshooting fluorescent
By Matt Weber A ladder is a must-have tool for professionals and serious DIY’ers alike. They’re also heavy, bulky and difficult to store, making a ladder purchase a decision worth war-gaming with an eye the jobs you’ll likely face and the space you have available for storage. For some houses, an […]
By Matt Weber (originally published November 2011) From the professional carpenter to the hobbyist woodworker, routers are amazingly versatile tools that can cut functional wood joints or craft all sorts of decorative profiles. However, any router is only as effective as its bit. Router bits range from simple round-over styles that ease sharp edges to edge-beading bits […]
By Clint Thomas Equip a Work Belt with the Most Often Used Tools and Gadgets.
By Matt Weber It’s a drill press. Check out some modern features and DIY jigs.
Ask any home-improvement enthusiast what tops their holiday wish list, and I doubt you’ll hear requests for calling birds or French hens. They’re more into sledge hammers, laser levels, or a steam kit for wood bending… The holiday season is the time for giving gifts, and the EHT staff offers a handful of ideas for the do-it-yourselfer in your life. […]
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