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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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  • ToolBox Additions for the DIY’er

    Tool Reviews, Tools May 18, 2015 Sonia

    New Additions for Your ToolBox

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  • Screwdriver Innovations

    Tool Reviews, Tools March 16, 2015 Sonia

                    Driver Update By Larry Walton The modern world is held together with fasteners, and whether you’re putting something together or taking it apart, the right tools make all the difference. Here’s a roundup of some of the latest screwdriver designs to add to your toolbox. Channellock Professional Screwdrivers Channellock Inc., a family-owned […]

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  • 125 Years of American Manufacturing

    Tool Reviews, Tools March 4, 2015 Sonia

                  Extreme How-To speaks to Jon DeArment, president and COO of Channellock Inc., about the company’s long-standing tradition of manufacturing high-quality tools in the USA. How do feel Channellock’s American work force benefits your company? To be able to say that our world-famous pliers are still made in Meadville, Pennsylvania, is a source of […]

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  • Paint Tools Update

    Construction How-To, Decorating, Home Improvement Products, Painting, Projects, Tool Reviews, Tools February 12, 2015 Sonia

      Hands-down the most popular project among do-it-yourselfers, painting is a fundamental way to transform the look and feel of any room or object, indoors or out. With a little patience, diligent prep work, a coat of primer and the proper procedure, you can apply a new coat of paint with professional-looking results. Here’s a roundup of new painting equipment […]

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  • Impact Driver Update

    Power Tools, Tool Reviews, Tools January 22, 2015 Sonia

    New Tools & Accessories               Impact Drivers are a relatively new power-tool category that’s taken the construction world by storm. Unlike conventional powered screwdrivers, an impact driver uses an internal anvil to deliver much higher rotational torque than conventional drill/drivers. When the power needed to drive the fastener exceeds the torque of the tool’s rotational […]

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  • Holiday Gifts for the DIY Homeowner

    Hot Products, Tool Reviews, Tools December 4, 2014 Sonia

                    The holidays seem to arrive sooner every year, so there’s no time like the present to organize your shopping list for friends and family. This year, consider the type of gifts that keep on giving; new tools! The EHT staff has compiled our annual list of workshop gadgets—some big, some small—to brighten […]

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