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August 25, 2016
Despite years of practice and the best-flowing finishes I could lay hands on, my skills with a brush plateaued somewhere around “mediocre” on the quality scale. I had always dreamed…
July 7, 2016
If you’re getting ready to head up on a roof to install some shingles, you’ll want to bring some extra nails with you. Although you could try to carry the…
July 6, 2016
Senco’s new hybrid-polymer air hose is the best of both worlds. It has the flexibility of rubber without the weight, and the lightness and durability of PVC without the ankle-grabbing…
May 16, 2016
If you choose wisely, your go-to air compressor can be quiet, durable, and easy to operate
May 10, 2016
Carpenters working on job sites start every day by unrolling extension cords, and end every day by rolling them back up again. If they’re not careful, they end up with…
July 17, 2012
This ultra-compact compressor from Campbell Hausfeld comes in at just 12.7 lbs. and has a built in tray to hold a a few nails
For those wanting an inexpensive deal, the Powermate comes with a dual purpose nailer/stapler, air hose, and accessory kit
July 12, 2012
Small, quiet, and lightweight, these air compressors handle a bit of everything.
March 8, 2012
When replacing an air-hose fitting with a barbed brass fitting, the usual process is to seal the connection with a small hose clamp. I use my plumbing tools to make…
November 10, 2011
Gone are the days of hammer tackers for installing housewrap and roof underlayment
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