February 1, 2008

January 2008 Monthly Roundup for Tool Snob

Roundup.jpgWell, January's come and gone and the post-holiday buzz is over; the tree's packed up, the Christmas cookies have already been eaten, and the gift certificates have all been redeemed. But that doesn't mean you don't need more tools. Of course you do. You may not be able to afford a $1700 miter saw, but Husky's got an Andre-The-Giant-sized flashlight for $40, and there's also Stanley's new mini-screwdriver set for under $3.

Our tool of the month was an easy choice. The JacPac is innovative, easy-to-use, and incredibly handy to have around. Since writing the review, we've used it more and more and it has definitely changed the way we use our nail guns.

Tool of the Month
JacPac

Reviews
JacPac
Ryobi Procross AIRgrip Self Leveling Laser

New and Interesting Tools
Festool Kapex KS 120 Sliding Compound Miter Saw
Grex P635 23 Gauge 1-3/8" Length Headless Pinner
Lamello Classic C3 Plate Joiner
Husky 20 Million Rechargeable Spotlight
Sheffield 14-In-1 Multi-Tool
Denali 3.6V Lithium-Ion Cordless Screwdriver Kit
Stanley FatMax 4-in-1 Bi-Material Pocket Driver
Worx Rolabit 100 Piece Drilling and Driving Set
Ridgid OL25135 Aluminum 2.5 Gallon Compressor
24" Magnetic Tool Holder
Dremel 220-01 Workstation

How-To
How-To Build Sawhorses

Sales and Promotions
DeWalt is Giving Away a Pair of Boots
Craftsman 2007 Tool Closeout
January's Internet Tool Deals

Magazines and Catalogs
This Old House - Jan/Feb 2008
Grizzly Industrial '08
This Old House: What's in Your Toolbox

Distractions
Tool Snob Top Five Reviews of 2007
Wall Street Journal: Mrs. Fix-it?
PartsSelect.com's 10 Best DIY Websites
How to Raise a Building in Three Minutes and Forty Seconds
Bosch Unveils New Website

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at February 1, 2008 5:24 AM

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