Remodeling Tips and Reviews

Milwaukee 6390-21 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw: Tough as Nails

Milwaukee 6390-21 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw: Tough as Nails

As a remodeler and a carpenter my circular saw might as well be my left hand ( I’m a lefty).  Looking at the saws on the market Milwaukee has created a real power house of a saw. I have had several different brands of saws and all of them have similar issues. As you raise the blade and lower the shoe ( the base plate the saw runs on) you start to have to...

Milwaukee 6523-21 Super Sawzall with Rotating Handle: Demo Demon For the Pro

Milwaukee 6523-21 Super Sawzall with Rotating Handle: Demo Demon For the Pro

You may have read my review of the original Milwaukee Sawzall that many of us have found invaluable in our toolbox. I wanted to take a moment to look at Milwaukee’s high end Sawzall model # 6523-21. This bad boy is for the serious construction minded individuals.  As I always say, time is money and this unit understands that virtue. With 13 Amps of power...

Howard Leight Electronic Earmuff: A must have for your ears

Howard Leight Electronic Earmuff: A must have for your ears

Do you work around loud tools, saws, tile saws, lawn mowers, guns and all the other loud noise makers out there on a regular basis? I have for the past 12 years and for the first 6 I didn’t bother wearing ear protection most of the time. I’m now in my early 40’s and both of my ears have permanent ringing in them like I was just at a rock...

Milwaukee 6509-31 12 Amp Sawzall Reciprocating Saw: Demo made easy

Milwaukee 6509-31 12 Amp Sawzall Reciprocating Saw: Demo made easy

Milwaukee’s sawzall is so ubiquitous as the tool of choice in reciprocating saw arena, that like xerox,  everyone simply asks for a sawzall when they need to buy one. Over the years I have owned a few of these, many have “magically” walked off my job sites when I wasn’t looking, I guess they are that popular. Sawzalls are truly great...