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Stuart has a background in physics (B.S.) and materials science and engineering (M.S., Ph.D.). Stuart enjoys working on electronics, robotics, woodworking, and DIY projects. His blog, ToolGuyd, focuses on new tool previews, hands-on reviews, industry news, tool guides, and occasional DIY projects.

Sears Craftsman Sues Western Forge, USA Tool Supplier, Also Releases More Imported Pliers Hand Tools 

Sears Craftsman Sues Western Forge, USA Tool Supplier, Also Releases More Imported Pliers

Read the full article here Earlier this year I noticed new Craftsman pliers on Sears’ website. They didn’t look too bad, but the marketing language was over the top nonsense. For example: Long Nose Pliers utilize a high leverage joint providing users with 14 times more cutting force requiring 17% less effort. Arc Joint Pliers can be adjusted to 5... Read More
Keysight BenchVue is a Great Example of an Unfavorable Approach to Hardware-Supporting Software Home 

Keysight BenchVue is a Great Example of an Unfavorable Approach to Hardware-Supporting Software

Read the full article here Shown above is a screen capture from an earlier version of Agilent/Keysight BenchVue software. Now? I have no idea. Because something went wrong with the update and while waiting for it to download again I discovered that Keysight started charging for software that used to be free. Here’s some backstory: A few years ago, I... Read More
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