Author Archives: Scotty Burrell


Scotty Burrell

Carpenter - Hagerstown, MD

Should You Rent or Buy a Tool?

There is often internal debate between buying a moderately expensive tool and renting the same tool when the occasion for it arises. Someti [...]

What to Look for in an Oscillating Multi-Tool

The oscillating multi-tool is the workhorse of detail work. Multi-tools make tasks like tile removal, detail cutting, and precision grinding [...]

Should You Buy a Combo Kit of Portable Power Tools?

Combo kits of power tools are very popular in hardware stores. The kits offer at least two different power tools which use the same battery. [...]

Portable Circular Saws Ranked

The portable circular saw is the backbone of many carpentry tasks. The versatility of modern portable circular saws means they can be used f [...]

What is the Best Claw Hammer on the Market?

Hammering was probably one of the first tool movements made with the human hand; more than likely with a rock in had. Today we have hundreds [...]

A Budget Disappointment : The Force 18-Volt NiCad Cordless Drill Reviewed

The Force 18-Volt NiCad Cordless Drill is designed as a budget cordless drill for homeowners. Unfortunately, upon review it seems this dri [...]

What is the Best Drill for a Homeowner?

The typical homeowner, or endeavored renter, uses their drill to drive and remove screws, drill through wood and metal, and run ancillary a [...]