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A Surprisingly Better Mouse Trap

Since the beginning of time, man has unfailingly invented devices to improve his life and enable him to move forward. For a caveman, just having the basic tools to sustain life and put food on the table was fundamental to … Continue reading

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A Battery is a Battery is a Battery

I thought I would talk about an important and frequent issue that concerns many DIYers: Power and Power tools. As we know, power is supplied to tools by common 110V AC from the wall or from batteries. We’ve recently seen … Continue reading

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You Can’t Wrestle with a Wall

Walls are us. We’re in the business of dealing with walls. We don’t design them nor do we build them, but we work with walls in every imaginable way from the inside out. Walls are diverse. Although some walls are … Continue reading

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Tools for Nostalgia

My Father was a career Navy man and “tool guy”. When you’re on a ship in the middle of an ocean, you’d better have complete knowledge of all working systems and be able to repair them fast. Obviously, your life, … Continue reading

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The Dog Ate My StudSensor!

It never occurred to me that a stud finder would make a terrific chew toy for an overzealous family pet. Stranger things have happened, but in all my years as a customer service manager, I thought I’d heard it all. … Continue reading

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Buy Today, Gone Tomorrow

Hi. My name is Tom… and I am an impulse buyer. I love to buy things. Specifically, I love to buy tools. I can’t stroll through a Home Depot or Lowe’s store without buying something that just “calls to me.” … Continue reading

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DIYers, Feel the Force

DIY, or “do it yourself”, is a common term we’ve heard to typically describe home improvement enthusiasts who want to work on a project on their own. It sounds great on the surface, but it can occasionally lead you into … Continue reading

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Which One?

When a manufacturer rolls out an upgrade to an existing product line, customers can get confused, thus hampering their ability to choose the right tool for their needs. Should the customer purchase an established product or the latest innovation? This … Continue reading

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