Best low profile floor jack for lowered cars: What to look for when buying one

best aluminum floor jack
The best low profile floor jack for lowered cars is an important purchase for your garage or home shop. Performance and safety are the two most critical elements to consider when searching for a jack. Perhaps you have a budget to follow because of the Misses. Or, maybe cash isn't even an issue but lifespan is. Whatever factors impact your choices,...

Larin floor jack review

larin floor jack review
I bought a Larin floor jack to replace my car's missing-in-action scissor jack for an upcoming road trip. The model I purchased was the Larin LJJS-2, which is available on Amazon, and comes with a jack and stands. I thought I would do a short review on it. The Larin hydraulic jack has a lifting range of 5 1/8 to 13...

Guide to buying the best 3/8 inch air ratchet

BEST 3/8 AIR RATCHET
While wrenching on your car, you spy your next bolt to remove in a tight space. It's rusted and seems like it's been gripping onto its metal home for an eternity. You to try to remove it with your 3/8 hand ratchet, but you don't have enough gas in your muscle tank to do it. That's where the best 3/8...

Table saw vs miter saw: What’s the difference?

miter saw vs table saw
I use to cut small boards for my projects with a hacksaw and a miter box. I had the large sheets cut at the home center before buying them. Efficient? Hardly. Did it work? Most of the time. But, now my projects require an upgrade in tools. (Find the best deals on miter and table saws on Amazon.) In this article,...

Guide to buying the best glass cutter in 2021

best glass cutter
Contrary to its designated name, the best glass cutter does not cut the glass clean, but scores it instead (as a scratch) to make a split in the surface causing the glass to break in two along the score. Glass cutters of old had diamond-tip cutting heads (no lubricant required), nowadays the most common are cutting wheels made of tungsten...

List: 26 of the best table saw brands

best table saw brands list
The table saw is a mainstay in the woodworker's shop. It will rip, miter, square pieces, along with join, groove, and shape pieces. Read customer reviews of the best table saws for the money on Amazon. I have been looking at table saw brands. I want to upgrade from using my circular saw and a rail, which is not super accurate. Although...

Guide to buying the best soldering irons for automotive wiring

best soldering iron for automotive wiring
The best soldering iron will help you repair electronics, circuit boards, jewelry, or guitars. This tool supplies heat to melt solder, which flows between two pieces of material and forms a connection. Read reviews on Amazon for the best soldering irons for automotive wiring. The composition of a soldering iron is simple: A metal tip that is heated in an insulated handle. The...

Best maul for splitting wood in 2021 buyers guide

best splitting maul for firewood
I came across a log-built hunting blind not too long ago. It reminded me about the difference between chopping and splitting wood. Oddly enough, most people use the wrong tool. Do you? Wood chopping and splitting are two different techniques that require different tools. The best maul for splitting wood is not the same as an axe. Search and read customer...

Guide to buying the best tree pruner in 2021

Best Tree Pruner
For once a year branch maintenance, or a daily tool for tree-trimming, there are many options for picking the best tree pruner. With choices like a telescoping pole, cordless saws, ropeless operation, it can get overwhelming quick. All you want to do is cut that pesky limb that keeps scraping across your truck or clean up the trees around your...

Impact driver vs impact wrench: What’s the difference? (ANSWERED)

imapct driver vs impact wrench
We have all heard the phrase use the right tool for the job. And, if you are like me, you've probably used the wrong hand tool from time to time. It happens. Power tools are a little different, specifically impact tools. It's important to know the differences between an impact driver vs an impact wrench, which is where this article...