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Lee Valley Hex Key Handles: Put a Bigger Grip on Your Hex Wrenches Home 

Lee Valley Hex Key Handles: Put a Bigger Grip on Your Hex Wrenches

http://toolguyd.com/lee-valley-hex-key-handles/ Browsing through the new tools section of a recent Lee Valley catalog, I came across these new hex key handles. They’re made from glass-filled nylon and fit over standard L-shaped hex keys to provide a larger and easier grip. The larger handle should be more comfortable to turn and it will allow you to apply more torque than a... Read More
Giottos Rocket Air Blaster, a Squeezable Dust-Clearing Blower OPE 

Giottos Rocket Air Blaster, a Squeezable Dust-Clearing Blower

http://toolguyd.com/giottos-rocket-air-blaster-squeezable-dust-clearing-blower/ After taking a bunch of pictures with visible splotches from sawdust, I figured it was time to get some proper lens cleaning tools. One of the first tools I needed was an air blower. After some searching, I found numerous recommendations for the Giottos Rocket Air Blaster blower. Giottos offers the air blower in 4 sizes: Large (in Black AA1900,... Read More
Worx Axis Transforms from Reciprocating Saw to Jig Saw Power Tools 

Worx Axis Transforms from Reciprocating Saw to Jig Saw

http://toolguyd.com/worx-axis-transforming-reciprocating-saw-jig-saw/ The Worx Axis is a new saw that converts from reciprocating saw to jig saw and back again, with the push of a button and swing of the articulating arm. The Axis saw is cordless, powered by a removable 20V Max battery pack. It’s relatively light, weighing in at only 4.2 lbs. It cuts at 3000 strokes-per-minute, with a... Read More
New Milwaukee 3/8″ Drive, Swivel-Head Ratchet and Socket Set Hand Tools 

New Milwaukee 3/8″ Drive, Swivel-Head Ratchet and Socket Set

http://toolguyd.com/milwaukee-swivel-ratchet-socket-set/ Milwaukee recently gave us a sneak peek at some new hand tools that they will be launching soon. Among the new releases was this 12-piece 3/8″ drive pivoting-head ratchet and socket set. Milwaukee designed this set with contractors and tradesmen in mind, and only include the sockets and accessories these users might regularly need. In other words, the new... Read More
Swanson Savage No Slip Straight Edges Home 

Swanson Savage No Slip Straight Edges

http://toolguyd.com/swanson-savage-no-slip-straight-edges/ Stuart posted about Savage Pro hand tools from Swanson way back in 2011, including a short blurb about their straight edges. I recently bought a Swanson Savage straight edge for myself, and though it deserved a closer second look. The straight edge is made from a single piece of aluminum extrusion. It has a no-slip bottom and “thumb saver” protective... Read More
New Ridgid 18V Cordless 1 Gallon Air Compressor Air Tools Cordless Tools 

New Ridgid 18V Cordless 1 Gallon Air Compressor

http://toolguyd.com/ridgid-cordless-air-compressor/ Who do you think would have been the first brand to come out with a cordless air compressor? If your guess was Ridgid – you’re right! Ridgid has come out with an 18V cordless brushless 1 gallon air compressor. What’s more is that this compressor is available now, and you can order it online for delivery next week. This... Read More
Gedore Wrench for Plumbing Fittings Home 

Gedore Wrench for Plumbing Fittings

http://toolguyd.com/gedore-wrench-for-plumbing-fittings/ The other day I noticed KC tool was promoting this Gedore wrench for plumbing fittings. I’d never seen anything like it — it has the characteristics of several different tools, like a Pliers Wrench, adjustable wrench, and Vise Grips. The wrench is made for turning nickel and chrome plated plumbing fittings, and has removable 8mm plastic jaws to protect... Read More
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