Category Archives for Tool Reviews

Stanley vs Craftsman: The Budget Tool Brand Comparison

You may be gravitating towards more affordable brands like Stanley and Craftsman for your tool purchases. These brands are targeted towards homeowner use and offer a wide variety of power and hand tools

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Brad Nailer vs Pin Nailer: When to Use Each Nail Gun

As you embark upon your woodworking projects, it is important to make sure you have the right tool for the job. You may be deciding on purchasing a brad nailer or a pin nailer and are having a hard time

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Polycrylic vs Polyurethane: What are the Differences and When to Use Each

When you are completing a woodworking project, you want it to look its very best and last a lifetime. This is where you need to add a finish coat of polyurethane or polycrylic to the piece to give it a

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The Best Paint to Use on Your Picture Frames

​​A great way to up-cycle older frames is to give them a chic new color. Finding the best paint to use on picture frames can seem like an overwhelming task because there are so many different brands

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Jigsaw vs Scroll Saw: Which is Best and When to Use Each

At first hear, you might think that the jigsaw and scroll saw have a lot in common. And, while they are both reciprocating saws that are relatively easy to use, they don’t actually have a whole lot of

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Ridgid vs Milwaukee – Which Brand Makes the Best Saw?

​As you begin the search for a new saw for your workshop, you may be inundated by the variety of brands available on the market to select from (we were too). To help make the decision a little easier

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Porter Cable PCE345 Jigsaw Review

A jigsaw is an essential tool in your shop or home. It’s a fine woodworking tool, hacksaw, and construction saw combined into one device. Jigsaws can create beveled or straight cuts and can complete

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Black And Decker BDEJS600C Jigsaw Review

Finding the right jigsaw can be harder than you would imagine. While the price point may tell you much about what you need to know, it is not always a reliable indicator of quality.Brand names can also

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Chop Saw vs Miter Saw: Which Saw Do You Need?

Many people confuse a chop saw with a miter saw. Although there are a few similarities that can throw you off, there are also significant differences making each saw more effective than the other for certain

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Fiberglass vs Aluminum Ladder: Which is Best and When to Use Each

Whether you are doing a job around the house or simply changing a light bulb, you may need a ladder to complete the task. While you may think that every ladder is the same, there are significant differences

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