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.

DIY Rustic Bookshelf and Storage

There is just something satisfying about creating your own piece of furniture. I‘m excited to show you the steps I took to create this rustic bookshelf that can also be used for plenty of  storage. This bookshelf is designed to be broken down for easy transport. The nice two-tone finish quickly draws attention to the…

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Bosch GLM 50 CX 165’ Bluetooth Laser Measure

The Bosch GLM series is my go-to for measuring distance, room and wall layout. I have had the Bosch GLM 42 for quite some time and now I just got my hands on the BOSCH GLM 50 CX 165. There is a lot in common but the distance and Bluetooth range are what set them apart. You…

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RYOBI P592 18V BOLT CUTTERS

Cutting has become a whole lot easier with the RYOBI ONE P592 18V Bolt Cutter.  Ideal for chains, locks, fencing, wire shelving and bolts. The hot forged steel jaws is rated for up to 200 cuts per charge when using the high Capacity Lithium+battery This tool is designed to minimize hand and arm fatigue that…

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Makita XTR01Z Cordless Compact Router Review

I am excited about having a cordless router for the first time. I probably shouldn’t be this excited, but I’ve wanted one for such a long time and because I had 3 corded ones I was able to fight the urge. This will surely be my go-to because not having a cord is such a…

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Husky Portable Jobsite Workbench 225047

I get most of my work done in the two car garage. As time goes on I tend to accumulate more and more tools. I am a big fan of portable workbenches, in fact, this is the second one I’ve owned. This Husky Portable Jobsite workbench has come in handy on several occasions. I like…

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Must Have Magnet Driver

I recently got my hands on this magnet driver set as a DIY’er it’s super handy to have. I can’t even think of all the times I’ve had trouble keeping a screwdriver tip in the head of a screw. This magnetic driver is quite simple and easy to use. Not really a lot to it,…

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DEWALT DWST14825 Deep Pro Organizer Review

The Dewalt DWST14825 deep pro organizer is built tough. With a clear lid, you can instantly locate each cup and see what’s inside. Being a part of the Dewalt pro organizer line, this means the 20 compartment and 10 compartment pro organizer could easily be stacked. With the ability to stack organizers this makes for easy…

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RIDGID R86400B MegaMax Review

Who doesn’t love a multipurpose tool? Well with the RIDGID R86400B MegaMax Powerbase you get just that. Introducing the industry’s most powerful interchangeable tool system. The R86400B MegaMax is sold without any attachments. I have two of the 3 available attachments, I’ll shed some light on those. If you are not familiar with this line RIDGID…

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RIDGID WD1851 16 Gallon Wet Dry Vacuum

The Ridgid WD1851 16 gallon vacuum is my new workhorse. On this rare occasion, I have something to compare it to. Having owned an older model I was able to do a comparison. The WD4070 served me well, It’s a 4-gallon 5.0 peak HP motor VS.  This WD1851 which has a 6.5 peak HP motor,…

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Husky 22 in. Connect Rolling System Tool Box

One thing I try to stay away from is taking on clients, but it’s hard to tell a friend or a family member “no”, so every now and then I have to travel and help solve a problem. Hand tools and power tools are essential for most projects, and I can’t assume that they will…

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