Bosch Jackhammers Review: Brute, Demolition, Parts, Bits And Repair

Jackhammers A jackhammer is a pneumatic tool combined with a chisel that is typically combined with pressed air, the more modern jackhammers use electric motors. There are also some large jackhammers used on the construction sites that are physically large machines run by hydraulic power. These bigger machines are used to break larger elements like …

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DoAll Saws Review: Band Saws, Parts, Used And For Sale

DoAll was born in 1919 when Leighton A. Wilkie and his father developed an automotive connecting rod alignment machine for auto workshops. Since then the company has achieved milestone after milestone, and has excelled in the field of saw products making them one of the top manufacturers of sawing products today. Leighton manufactured the first …

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Marshalltown Trowels: Brick, Concrete, Masonry, Drywall & Skywalker Stilts

Marshalltown is an American company based out of Marshalltown, Iowa that manufactures construction tools for different purposes. With more than 100 years of experience they are one of the top construction tool producing companies in the country. A trowel is a kind of hand tool used for varying purposes such as smoothing or spreading around …

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Air Compressor Parts Guide: Husky, Kobalt, Ingersoll & Campbell Hausfield Reviews

When working on an air compressor, all manufacturers will recommend using only genuine parts.  The simplest way to find parts is to check with the source of the air compressor, but sometimes you would like to “upgrade” or use parts that are rated better than the original parts.  You should always be cautious of the …

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Bolt Cutters Guide: Ridgid, Heavy Duty, Hydraulic, Mini, HK Porter & Pneumatic Reviews

A bolt cutter is a tool used to cut metal, meaning any type like chains, padlocks, bolts, wire, cable, wire mesh or a number of other forms.  They are designed to multiply the force applied to the handles using leverage, or mechanics built into the head of the bolt cutter, or a combination of the …

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Central Pneumatic Compressor Guide: Parts, Tools & Airbrush Reviews

Central Pneumatic is a product line produced by Harbor Freight.  They actually produce several store brands, including Chicago Electric, Central Machinery, Drill Master, U.S. General, Central Hydraulics, Haul-Master, Western Safety, Pittsburgh Tools, and One-Stop Gardens.  Private label store brands make up 80-90% of all their products with Central Pneumatic air compressor parts being no exception …

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Digital Caliper Guide: Mitutoyo, Starrett, Fowler & Fractional Reviews

To understand the value of a digital caliper, you first must understand the need and use of a caliper.  Calipers are precise tools used to measure outside diameter, inside diameter, depth, or length of a given object.  It is typically used in manufacturing for inspection or in engineering and design.  It is used to measure …

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Jack Stands Guide: Tall, Boat, Car, RV, Motorcycle, Heavy Duty & Mobile Home Type Reviews

Jack stands are supports, typically made of steel, that adjust in height and are built to support heavy weight when at rest.  Typical uses are automobiles, when raised in the air to be worked on, stabilizing RVs, supporting and stabilizing mobile homes, or even holding motorcycles.  The point of a jack stand is to have …

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Oil Filter Wrench Guide: Adjustable, Toyota, Harley Davidson & Porsche Reviews

Oil filter wrenches are exactly as the name implies a tool for removing spin-on oil filters.  These wrenches come in many different shapes and sizes, and most of them don’t look like wrenches at all.  Oil filters should be put on and tightened by hand, but over time, heat and corrosion may make these filters …

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Soldering Station Guide: Weller, Metcal, Tenma & Hakko Reviews

A soldering station is a bit more than just a soldering iron.  While a soldering iron is one component, it also includes at least a power station.  The power station can give you the option of controlling temperature or power (therefore controlling temperature) to the soldering iron.  A soldering station that controls temperature will have …

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Air Compressor Pump Reviews Plus Parts And Replacements

An air compressor pump is a machine which converts electrical or gas power into kinetic energy by pressurizing and compressing air.  There are several different types of pumps that are used for different purposes.  Often, a compressor pump will be connected to an air tank to store compressed air at a predetermined, set value.  By …

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Dust Collection Systems: Buying Reviews Of Cyclone, Shop And Woodworking Dust

A dust collection system can be as simple as a shop vacuum, but the types of systems we are looking at today go much further, in that they are systems designed to capture, convey and collect dust from entire workshops.  The idea is to improve breathable air quality.  It accomplishes this by removing particles from …

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Fein Multimaster Blades: Review And Tips On The Tool, The Blades And Accessories

In 1867 Wilhelm Emil Fein founded C. & E. Fein Company, which is accredited as the inventors of the first electrical power tool of the world.  His son Emil Fein developed the first electric handheld drilling machine in 1895. With 600 employees in Germany, and 840 total employees, this small company has become a power …

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Plastic Welder Buying Tips Including Airless, Devcon And Ultrasonic

The process of welding plastic work pieces together is called plastic welding, but that is not a very descriptive terms, as there are so many plastic welders, using a variety of techniques to accomplish this goal.  As I am sure you are aware, plastic is a very pliable, varied material that can range from flexible, …

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Snap On Torque Wrench Buying Guide Plus Digital, Dial And Inch Pounds

Snap-on is one of the leading designers, manufacturers and marketers of professional tools in the US.  It is a 2.4 billion dollar company employing over 11,500 people worldwide.  Founded in 1920, it has a long lasting reputation as one of the top S&P 500 companies.  The company began with just ten sockets that would “snap …

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Socket Set: Buying Guide For Wrench Sets, Organizers, Allen & Swivel

A socket set is a collection of sockets.  They will usually come in a hard case, with a set location for each piece.  A socket wrench is a wrench with a ratcheting mechanism onto which you can attach various interchangeable sockets of different sizes and types, allowing you to turn different size and type fasteners.  …

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UWS Tool Boxes: Your Buying Guide To Trailer, Truck & Custom Tool Boxes

UWS is a division of Thule Inc. Based in Perry FL.  They design a full range of quality storage carries and truck accessories that are produced in the USA.  Their designs are tough and reliable and produced for the professional tradesmen. Trailer Tool Boxes Trailer tool boxes are developed for additional storage for tools and …

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Vinyl Cutting Machine Reviews Including Sign Cutters And Plotters

A vinyl cutting machine is a tool used by professionals who create signs, posters, billboards, or adhesive lettering or graphics to cut vinyl into various shapes, sizes, letter, numbers, or whatever their imagination can create.  These machines are also known as vinyl cutting plotters, vinyl cutters, or a vinyl sign cutter.  Vinyl is a waterproof, …

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Hunter Air Purifier Buying Guide Plus Hepa Air Filters And Cleaners

Current Hunter Air Purifiers include several different lines.  The HEPAtech line uses true Hepa filters, effective airflow design, and extremely quiet fans.  The PermaLife line uses washable filters, meaning no replacement filters, ever.  The QuietFlo™ line uses a true heap filter proceeded by a pre-filter to remove larger particles and extending the life of your …

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Torque Screwdriver Reviews: Electric, Adjustable, Sets And Torque Wrench

A torque screwdriver is a screwdriver that has a torque limiting clutch that disengages once the desired torque has been reached.  Torque is another way of saying “the amount of force applied”.  The reason that you would use a torque screwdriver is prevent over-tightening, which can damage the product or affect the screw threads, therefore …

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Welding Cables Reviews: Connectors, Ampacities, Reels And Sizes

Welding cables come in a variety of gauges, lengths, and brands.  Welding cables are, very simply, extremely thick electrical wires.  It is made up of several strands of copper wire with a heavy duty covering.  You can purchase the wire in varying lengths and thickness.  The wire varies greatly in cost.  There are several factors …

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Husky Air Compressor Reviews Including 26 Gallon, Pro Air And Portable

Husky Air Compressors no longer are made.   Campbell Hausfeld took over the Husky line before it was dropped.  In this article, I will review the Campbell Hausfeld lines, and draw some comparisons to the Husky equivalents. Campbell Hausfeld has been in business for over 170 years, and produces high-quality, reliable air compressors and air tools.  …

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Milwaukee Sawzall Review: Including Super Cordless Drills And Parts

Milwakee is one of the biggest name in portable, professional-grade hand power tools.  The company has a reputation for creating the most reliable, longest lasting, most powerful power tools on the market today. The Milwaukee sawzall is an outstanding example of this quality workmanship and an essential tool in any construction or destruction project. The …

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Scissor Jack Reviews: Electric, Motorcycle, RV And Small

A scissor jack is a mechanical lifting jack that is basically a parallelogram whose diagonals are connected by a screw.  By turning the screw, it draws the two diagonals closer, or pushes them apart.  This inversely forces the opposite diagonals together or apart.  Mechanical jacks like this are usually rated for a maximum lifting capacity, …

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