Joint Compound vs Spackle: What’s The Difference?

  • March 9, 2019
joint compound vs spackle

If you have a wall building or repair project on your hands, you might find yourself in need of some joint compound. Or, some spackle. The problem is determining which option is right for your needs in a given moment. They are actually both very useful, and can even be used interchangeably in certain scenarios. […]

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Parts of a Drill (Explained with a Diagram)

  • March 9, 2019
parts of a drill

The drill is a great tool for any homeowner to consider acquiring. You can use them for anything from hanging up a picture to redoing your home. But, if you are new to the world of drills, they might be a little bit intimidating. That is why today we will be looking at all of […]

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Impact Driver vs Impact Wrench: Which is Best for Your Needs?

  • March 8, 2019
frozen lug nut

There is nothing more frustrating than a nut frozen in place. All that is keeping you from reaching your goal is a piece of metal usually no bigger around than a quarter. But there it is, frozen in place and invulnerable to the straight-up torque of a traditional power driver. Depending on how big it […]

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Oil vs Oilless Air Compressor: Which is Best for Your Needs?

  • February 15, 2019
Oil vs Oilless Air Compressor: Which is Best for Your Needs?

So, you’ve decided that you need an air compressor? Whether you need it for auto repairs, fixing up the house, or just simple things like filling up bike tires, you’re going to need to know which compressor fits your needs: the oil air compressor or the oilless air compressor. While both of these get the […]

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Pancake vs Hot Dog Air Compressor – Which is Right for Your Needs?

  • February 15, 2019
Pancake vs Hot Dog Air Compressor - Which is Right for Your Needs?

Choosing the right air compressor is a vital step in completing any project that requires the power, or inflation capability, that only an air compressor can deliver.  When it comes to selecting the right air compressor for small jobs around the house, pancake versus hot dog becomes the concern for many.  Here, we will take […]

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SketchList 3D Pro Review: Is it Worth Buying?

  • February 7, 2019
Sketchlist 3D pro review

The SketchList 3D Pro is billed as a great CAD (computer-aided design) tool for cabinetry. I’m no cabinet maker, but I do love DIY projects and my garden storage box was washed away in a flood two summers ago. So, instead of buying a new box, I thought I’d build one from plans available on […]

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Cobalt vs Titanium Drill Bits: Which is Best?

  • February 7, 2019
Cobalt vs Titanium Drill Bits - Which Material is Best for Your Needs

Not all drill bits are made the same. If you’re looking to do tougher projects than your standard bits can handle, you may be looking online for something that better suits your needs. And it can be hard to find the right type of bit for your next project. Misleading product descriptions that read more […]

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Screw Gun vs Drill: What is the Difference?

  • February 7, 2019
Screw gun vs Drill - Which is Best for Your Project

At first glance, screw guns and drills can appear very similar. Because of the similarities, it can be hard to figure out which type of tool is the right one for you when you shop online. Product descriptions aren’t always straightforward, and we all know that the advertising department is fond of inflating what their […]

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Hammer Drill vs Impact Driver – What’s the Difference?

  • February 7, 2019
Hammer Drill vs Impact Driver - Which is Best for Your Project

If you need more power than you can get from a hammer or drill alone for your next project, you may be considering getting a hammer drill or impact driver. Both of these tools provide extra oomph, and can speed up tough projects, and allow you to do so some tasks that you may not […]

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Brad Nailer vs Finish Nailer: Which is Best for Your Needs?

  • February 7, 2019
Brad vs Finish Nailers - Which is Best for Your Needs

Woodworkers all over the world use different kinds of nailers in both the build and finish phases of their projects. Brad and Finish nailers often have similar appearances, which leads to some people using them interchangeably. That’s too bad—if you know the differences between these two tools you can do more in the shop and […]

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