July 6, 2016
As a remodeling contractor who specializes in finish carpentry, bathrooms, and kitchens, I use an impact driver every day for a wide variety of tasks. About the only downside to…
January 6, 2016
A seasoned remodeler looks for the perfect concrete drill.
November 11, 2015
The tools in these brushless combo kits work hard and run for a long time between charges.
September 16, 2015
There are times when a conventional drill just won’t get the job done. For example, when you’re installing a deck ledger against a concrete foundation and need to drill lots…
July 11, 2015
Many years ago, I was working on a job site where the electricians had a piece of 4-in. PVC pipe attached to their ladders to hold their cordless drills. As…
February 20, 2015
Cordless right-angle drill
January 7, 2015
Stainless-steel screws can be a hassle to deal with when installing decking. On a recent job, a screw head would occasionally strip out just before I buried it into the…
January 1, 2015
Makes 3 sizes of pocket holes
October 31, 2014
Stand-up screw gun
May 14, 2014
I was getting ready to replace a shower-curtain rod in my home with fittings mounted on glazed tile. I wasn’t looking forward to starting a masonry bit on the glazed…
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