Hults Bruk vs Gränsfors Bruk Axe: Which is Better?

Hults Bruk vs Gränsfors Bruk Axe

Hults Bruk and Gränsfors Bruk are both known for making quality axes. They do have some differences, though. Is one better than the other? Let’s compare the two side-by-side and see. Hults Bruk Axes Hults Bruk is the older of the two companies and has been making axes longer. People always say that practice makes […]

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Gerber vs Fiskars Axe: Which is Better? 

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Gerber and Fiskars both make useful axes for homeowners. These tools both have extra-wide, V-shaped heads to make splits bigger. This aids both of these in giving you more one-strike splits than other axes do. How do they compare, though? Let’s take a look at the Gerber 36-inch Power Splitting Axe and the Fiskars X27 […]

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Best Carving Axes 2019 – Reviews & Buying Guide

a carving axe

For the last several months, we’ve been neck-deep in the carving axe market (a process not quite as dangerous as it sounds). Our purpose? To connect you with the best products out there. To do this, we tested hundreds of different products for all the factors that matter to you when you are on the […]

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Best Construction Hard Hats 2019 – Reviews & Top Pick

a construction hard hat

If you’re tired of using a hard hat that hurts, gets hot, or just isn’t that comfortable, there’s never been a better time to upgrade to a hard hat that will better suit your needs. However, we know that shopping online isn’t always straightforward. There’s a lot of marketing fluff, and that can make it […]

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Best Corner Clamps 2019 – Reviews & Buying Guide

a corner clamp

At first glance, people may think that there’s not a lot to know about corner clamps. Inexperienced users may think you can trade one for another and have the same results. More experienced woodworkers know that the quality of your tools matters and that different models and brands can have a huge effect on the […]

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Cant Hook vs Peavey: What’s the Difference?

cant hook vs peavey whats the difference

Performing a logger’s tasks without any tools would be a nightmare. If you think about all the lifting, moving and hauling involved in logging, it’s no wonder so many logging tools have been invented over the years. Examples of these tools are the cant hook and the peavey. They perform the same function and they […]

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Best Cant Hooks & Peaveys 2019 – Reviews & Top Picks

a cant hook

Most of us would like to believe that we’re physically fit, yet when it comes to bending over, that belief seems to fly out the window. We avoid tasks that require us to bend more than we would like to, and for a woodworker, back pain might be the ultimate dealbreaker. Thus, many tools have […]

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Best Rubber Mallets 2019 – Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

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We all have something made of some soft material, like plastic, that we need to hit with a hammer from time to time. If you use a metal claw hammer, you will destroy the object, so you need a rubber mallet. Aren’t they all the same? Pretty much, yes. There are some differences, though. We […]

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Best Sledgehammers 2019 – Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

a sledgehammer

Let’s face it. Breaking things is fun! There is no better way to demolish something than to slam it with a sledgehammer. Is one better than another, though, or are they all the same? We have reviewed many of them for you and made a list of eight that you may be interested in. Our […]

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Overview: The 14 Different Types of Measuring Tools and Their Uses

measuring tools overview

There are a lot of different tools that help in measuring. Each one measures its own thing. Since the order of importance of tools is determined by what your job is, we have alphabetically listed 14 different kinds of measuring tools and what they measure. There are some that many people have never heard of, […]

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