Did you know that during the 2020 Christmas season, people spent an average of 17% more on each order than they did during the previous year? And, that number really only reflects what people spent during the regular Christmas season. What about those after Christmas sales? You know, the onesContinue Reading

Shopping for tools can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many brands to choose from, each promising different things. As you become a more experienced commercial carpenter, you’ll learn which brands are trustworthy and you’ll develop some favorites. If you’re just starting out, or if you’re looking to tryContinue Reading

Christmas is celebrated on December 25 and is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon. For two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices that are both religious and secular in nature. Christians celebrate Christmas Day as the anniversaryContinue Reading

Whether you’re a builder or handyperson by trade, a DIY enthusiast, or just like to be able to take care of things around your home without recruiting help, a tool kit is a must. Manual screwdrivers, measuring tapes, hammers, wrenches, and pliers aren’t typically expensive. And yet, when you startContinue Reading

Black Friday is the best time of year to get a great deal on those highly coveted items, and these great deals extend to tools. DeWalt tools have long been some of the most trusted and reliable tools—which makes sense, as the company started way back in 1923. Whether you’reContinue Reading

Instead of people lining up after Thanksgiving dinner and packing the stores, retailers anticipate seeing most of their shoppers lining up browser tabs and clicking through the deals. Black Friday 2021 is just around the corner on the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 26. Cyber Monday follows on Monday,Continue Reading

We know 2020 has been a looong year, and the holiday shopping season has been no exception. After Black Friday itself, it’s understandable if you’re feeling all bargained out, but here’s the thing: Thanks to Cyber Monday, many of the best deals are still to come! That’s in part becauseContinue Reading

You can go ahead and pick up some of your gifts early at Amazon with Ridgid Black Friday sales. Personally, I’m a fan – get great deals on tools that come with a Lifetime Service Agreement (including batteries) and sleep in next Friday. Okay, maybe not. Ridgid Black Friday dealsContinue Reading

Some of the brands of table saws to keep an eye for price drops include SawStop, Dewalt, Bosch, SKIL, Powermatic and Grizzly. If you are planning some home improvement projects for next year, or are looking for a Christmas gift for the man (or woman) who has everything else inContinue Reading

When you picture a chainsaw, the typical uses that come to mind usually have to do with wood (and, you know, chopping it). But why were chainsaws invented, really? It might surprise you that the device’s origin lands about as far away from a lumber yard as you can get:Continue Reading