jawhorse vs super jaws

Rockwell Jawhorse vs. Triton Super Jaws – Choose The Best Clamping Device

The JawHorse by Rockwell and the Super Jaws by Triton are nearly identical tools; both are hands-free, heavy duty clamping devices that can function in an endless variety of different ways. We’ll go ahead and be straightforward here: we’ve used and tested both of these tools, and both are awesome products. We have zero reservations whatsoever

porter cable vs dewalt

Porter Cable vs DeWalt – Power Tool Brand Showdown

Ask The Saw GuyTalk with Tool Experts & Woodworkers in minutes 24/7Need Help?Talk with a tool expert in minutes Brian, Woodworker2,153 satisfied customersLicensed Contractor – 17 years Brian, Woodworker2,153 satisfied customers Message 3 Home Improvement Experts are Online Now Start Chat Unless you’re in the business full-time, it’s tough to keep up with power tool

Brushless vs. brushed motors

Brushless vs. Brushed Motors – What Are The Pros & Cons To Each?

You’ve surely noticed by now all this talk of ‘brushless motors’ on cordless drills, hammer drills, etc. – it seems to be the biggest craze to hit the DIY/power tool market since cordless power tools themselves. But, like the famous Austin Powers line, you might be wondering – what does it all mean, Basil? What is a

jigsaw vs reciprocating saw

Jigsaw vs. Reciprocating Saw – Which one do I need?

Let’s try to keep this as simple as possible. A jigsaw IS a reciprocating saw. It’s sort of like saying Diet Pepsi is a “type” of Pepsi. But, let’s dive deeper and learn what the differences between a jigsaw vs. reciprocating saw. A simple definition of a reciprocating saw is that the blade uses a push

leatherman vs swiss army knife

Leatherman vs. Swiss Army Knife: Which is the Best Multi-Tool?

Multi-tools are like the utility man in baseball – there to be useful for any situation that might arise. They might not be the first-choice or preferred option, but they’ll be effective no matter what you ask them to do. (We’ll consider Ben Zobrist the Leatherman of Major League Baseball, then). While there’s plenty of manufacturers

sabre saw vs jigsaw

Sabre Saw vs. Jigsaw – Is There Any Difference In These Tools?

The power tool and DIY world are filled to the brim with all sorts of confusing terminology and funny-sounding names. And a lot of times, what someone calls a tool – or a variation of a specific tool – simply depends on what they learned growing up or what part of the country they come

trim saw vs circular saw

Trim Saw vs. Circular Saw – What’s The Real Difference?

While shopping for a circular saw, you might’ve seen some that some of the saws were advertised as ‘trim saws’. This, understandably, can be a cause for a little confusion as both saws appear darn similar. So what’s the difference? Essentially, trim saws are ‘miniature’ circular saws – they’re the same tool (both circular saws),

Jawhorse vs. workmate

Jawhorse vs. Workmate: Which Portable Workbench is Better?

Most everyone has seen some variant of the Workmate by Black and Decker. This is the fold-up, portable little work bench/vise that’s about as invaluable to the DIY’er as an oven is to a baker. In a Hurry? Here’s A Quick Summary If the ability to clamp stuff is the biggest reason for buying, then

hammer drill vs impact driver

Hammer Drill vs. Impact Driver – What’s the Difference & Do I Need Both?

Goodness me, there’s just so much to keep up with in the world of power tools. Head over to your local hardware store, and you’ll find literally dozens of different contraptions (change that to hundreds if you’re shopping online) just for drilling holes and screws. With so many different options, styles, designs, and manufacturers to

aluminum vs. fiberglass ladder

Aluminum vs. Fiberglass Ladder: Which is Best For Safety?

A ladder is a ladder is a ladder, right? Hmm. Ask the guy who compound-fractured his femur when his cheaply-made extension ladder folded underneath him from 12’ high. Truth is, there actually isn’t a whole lot to distinguish between ladders when comparing styles, materials, and manufacturers, but there are a definitely a few things you’ll want to

band saw vs table saw

Band Saw vs. Table Saw – Which One Do Woodworkers Need First?

Ask The Saw Guy Talk with Tool Experts & Woodworkers in minutes 24/7 Need Help? Talk with a tool expert in minutes Brian, Woodworker 2,153 satisfied customers Licensed Contractor – 17 years Brian, Woodworker 2,153 satisfied customers Message 3 Home Improvement Experts are Online Now Start Chat The band saw and the table saw; two

Random orbital vs. sheet sanders

Random Orbital Sander vs. Sheet Sander – Which is Right For Your Job?

Sanding, a lot of times, can be an enjoyable and even relaxing task. It’s relatively mindless, and the fruits of your labor are noticed immediately. However, it’s an even more enjoyable task when you’re using the right sander for the job. This article will go over how, why, and when to use each of the