Episode Eight: DeWalt and Milwaukee Tool Shows and the Paint Quality Institute
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with design editor Brian Pontolilo and associate editor Patrick McCombe about the DeWalt and Milwaukee tool shows and the Paint Quality Institute. Resources and extras that are related to the topics covered during the show are below. The show is driven by our listeners, so please subscribe and rate us on iTunes or Google Play, and if you have any questions you would like us to dig into for a future show, shoot an email our way: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, be sure to follow Justin Fink, Rob Yagid, and Fine Homebuilding on Instagram, and like the magazine on Facebook.
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Patrick wrote about the breakthrough FLEXVOLT battery and tools from DeWalt. And, on the topic of cordless tools, he gives an excellent overview of brushless impact-driver/hammer-drill combo kits in this video.
“TOOL TEST: 18v Recip Saws” by David Frane from FHB #261.
ERRATUM: We had a couple podcast listeners point out that I mixed up my understanding of organic and inorganic pigments. What you want for greater durability is inorganic pigments. You’ll hear me say in the podcast that organic pigments are more durable, which is not true.—Patrick McCombe
Patrick recommends these two painting articles by Philip Hansell:
- “10 Tips to Paint Like a Pro” from FHB #226
- “Skillful Brushwork for Doors and Windows” from FHB #241
“Pick the Right Paint” by Misty M. Lees from Inspired House #10.
Learn more about the Paint Quality Institute.