Shop Builds and Tools Reviews

Welcome to the workshop! On this page, you will find anything shop related. We’ll be covering limited tools, shop builds and product reviews.

What can you do with a Dremel Rotary tool?

Sponsored by The Home Depot What can you do with a rotary tool? Rotary was a tough one for me to fall in love with, without imagination, you may not see the value right away. I am guilty in that regard, so it took a long time doing some research to gain interest in a…

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2 ways to cut through thick metal

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot Cutting through thick metal just got easier. Today I am going to cover two options using some common power tools. The best part we won’t be using any abrasive wheels. Diablo is pretty known for producing quality blades, I have a fair amount in my shop. For…

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First look at M18 FUEL Brushless Cordless String Trimmer

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot OK, today we are going to take a look at the Cordless string trimmer from Milwaukee. Now your neighbors don’t have to listen to that annoying, insistent buzz of the gas-powered trimmers any more.  I have owned a few gas powered trimmers in my life and like…

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Dewalt 15-Amp Corded 10 in. Compact Job Site Table Saw

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot Today we are looking at the Dewalt DW745S Portable Job Site Saw.  As portable table saws go, this one is lightweight and easy to move around, and thanks to the adjustable rear feet working on an uneven surface isn’t a problem, and we all know job sites…

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Husky 19 in. Pro Hybrid Tote with Tool Organizer

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot Husky makes some of the most innovative and attractive tool bags out. Every time I see a new bag my first thought is this it’s well thought out and then I see another one. I have owned about 5 Huskey tote/tool bags this one may be the…

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M18 FUEL Cordless Chainsaw

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot Hey guys! Today I am looking at the M18 chain saw from Milwaukee. Say goodbye to the super loud gas-powered chainsaw. Yep, I use to have one it did its job, the thing is I only use it a couple of times a year. Well, the responsible…

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First look at the Dremel Saw-Max

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot This is the Dremel Saw-Max, designed for you to get more done. It’s compact, lightweight, powerful, but most importantly easy to use. While it may not solve all your cutting needs, it’s pretty darn close. With a cut depth of .75 inches at 90 degrees, this will…

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Accurate lines with the Bosch GLL 50 Laser

The GLL 50 self-leveling cross line laser leveler from Bosch level can align your work with professional accuracy. It’s a great solution for small areas, large rooms, and hallways. The kit features a laser with vertical, horizontal and cross line modes. It projects two separate lines independently or together. One of the things I love…

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Makita 18-Volt Circular Saw with DIY portable dust collection

Makita uses two 18-Volt batteries to make the XSHO6PT a 36-volt cordless circular saw. While two batteries does add more weight the biggest plus here is no cord, so you have more freedom to work if you don’t care about dust collection. I am always game for a new tool, and I really enjoy the…

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