It’s no surprise that Father’s Day is sneaking up on us. If you need to find something better than a necktie or a ball cap this year, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. After all, while it’s the thought that counts, choosing the wrong brand or model can leave your gift appreciated but unused. Don’t worry, however. We have a few tips to help you pick a gift that is both appreciated and enjoyed.
If you are someone who works with your hands, be it at a construction site or a kitchen, you know that a dull blade is more dangerous than a sharp one. Not only is a dull blade less likely to provide you with the results a true professional requires, it is also more likely to malfunction and lead to injury. Even the extra effort a dull edge requires from your muscles or the motor in your power tools makes maintaining your edge a good idea.
Just as you should repair or replace a dull blade, it’s important to replace an old power tool that’s well past its prime. Continue reading “Replace “Ol’ Betsy”: Trade-in Used Tools!”
Worship of Tools Day is March 11. St. Patrick’s Day and the First Day of Spring tend to get all the attention in March, but this is a holiday that deserves to be noticed. It’s the perfect excuse to tend to your tools. Use the day to get your snow blower ready for summer storage, put your lawn and garden tools back within easy reach, or spend time on that neglected corner of your workbench. Continue reading “The Holiday for Tools!”
Batteries have become integral to modern life. Since the first time a patrolman aimed a flashlight into the dark corners of his moonless beat through city streets, people have hungered for portable electricity. But the effort to mangle the laws of physics into power on demand has taken feats of scientific savagery.
Lithium-ion battery technology is the culmination of those feats.
Lithium-ion batteries power everything from smart phones to smart cars. Continue reading “Milwaukee Tools Delivers Unparalleled Cordless Solutions”