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  • Yard & Garden Equipment

    Tool Reviews, Tools March 7, 2016 Sonia

    By Matt Weber When the days grow longer and the grass turns green, most people are eager to welcome spring and its warmer, sunny weather. But with the green season comes all the responsibilities of maintaining your outdoor environment. To get you geared up for the months to come, here’s a roundup of new yard and garden equipment. Ryobi 14″ […]

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  • Innovation Over The Years Built On A Tradition of Quality

    Tool Reviews, Tools February 10, 2016 Sonia

                    Innovation can take many forms. For serious DIY’ers, innovation may mean a new project or a new way to solve a problem. For those who make the tools that are used for those projects, innovation could be a new type of tool, or the process in which they are manufactured. Innovation could […]

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  • Handy Hand Tools for the DIY’er

    Tool Reviews, Tools February 2, 2016 Sonia

                  By Matt Weber Pliers, wrenches, screwdivers and more … You own them, you rely on them, and you know how to use them. And tool-makers are always striving to make them just a little bit better. Here’s some of the latest advancements in hand tools for the DIY’er. Crescent Quick Convert Nut Driver […]

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  • Jigsaw Evolution

    Saws, Tool Reviews, Tools January 11, 2016 Sonia

                    By Matt Weber Jigsaws are lightweight, easy to use and extremely versatile. To some degree, a jigsaw can perform the duties of a band saw, a scroll saw and even a circular saw. Use it to make cut-outs in wallboard, notch flooring around a corner, or rough-cut large pieces of plywood before […]

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  • Selecting the Correct Pliers for the Job

    Tool Reviews, Tools November 23, 2015 Sonia

                      Knowledgeable tradesmen and serious DIY’ers know that a quality pair of pliers goes a long way toward getting a job done. They rely on their pliers to hold up under grueling conditions and applications. Many consumers may not realize that there are many types of pliers for just as many uses—some […]

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  • Woodworking Tools

    Tool Reviews, Tools September 18, 2015 Sonia

                    Handy Tools for the DIY Woodworker By Tom Matthews

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  • Behind The Scenes Of Channellock

    Tool Reviews, Tools August 18, 2015 Sonia

                  A recent survey of consumers in the United States, China, Germany and France found that more than 65 percent of Europeans prefer products made in their home countries. However, more than 80% of those surveyed in the U.S. and 61 percent in China said they would pay a premium for American-made goods over […]

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  • Top Tips for the Care of Your Tools

    Tools July 7, 2015 Sonia

                  Anyone who has spoken to a professional tradesman or woman has undoubtedly heard the phrase, “Take good care of your tools and they’ll take good care of you.” No matter what kind of tools you have, it’s the single best piece of advice one can follow. After all, no matter how well-built a […]

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  • Finding Moisture in Materials

    Tools May 27, 2015 Sonia

                    An inexpensive, easy-to-use moisture meter is a valuable tool that every woodworker and DIY homeowner needs to have. By Michael Morris

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  • History of Channellock Inc.

    Tools May 22, 2015 Sonia

    It has been said that tools are the bridge between man and machine. But many people might not have thought about the history of tools. In prehistoric times, the first tools were simple rocks or sticks, or what scientists refer to as “simple machines.” Over time, tools have become more complex, made from various materials and crafted for specific jobs. […]

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