8 Best Hand Planes (Covering 4 Essential Types)

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Hand planes are a vital part of any woodcrafter’s set of tools. But while there are a wide range of hand plane types out there, you will rarely need more than three or four. Hand planes are often also called bench planes, although they are different from an actual bench-mounted wood plane. What follows are … Read more

7 Best PVC Pipe Cutters (for Professional and Home Use)

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Back in the day, you needed more than one pipe and tubing cutter in your toolbox to handle the wide range of metal and composite materials. Today, the vast majority of pipes use PVC or CPVC, and most tubing is constructed using PEX. As a result, you need far fewer cutting tools and generally upgrade … Read more

8 Best Wet Tile Saws (for Ceramic, Porcelain, and Glass)

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Whether you’re a professional mason or just need a reliable wet saw for frequent DIY tile projects, picking out the ideal model can be a nightmare due to all of the competition out there. As this is an investment that can literally make or break your tile project, we’ve done most of the homework for … Read more

41 Gift Ideas for Car Lovers and Enthusiasts (2020 Gift Guide)

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It has become a holiday tradition here at Garage Tool Advisor to scour the web and find products that make great gifts, be it Christmas stocking stuffers, birthday gifts, anniversary gifts, or simple ways to say “I love you as much as you love cars” over the coming year. For the end of 2019 and … Read more

10 Best Poles Saws for Quick and Easy Pruning and Trimming

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Often resembling a Japanesde naginata, the pole saw is a must-have for properties with lots of trees. These long-handled cutters may be powered (like mini-chainsaws) or manual and can cut tree limbs that are too high to reach with a normal limb saw. The following include manual, cordless, corded, and gas-powered models and are all … Read more

7 Best Jack Stands You Can Bet Your Life On

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During a one-year study period, 4,822 people were treated in emergency rooms due to floor jack failure. Isn’t that reason enough for every home mechanic to get the best jack stands they can afford? When you shop for jack stands, you need to look at a few things… weight capacity for a set of two, … Read more

8 Best Concrete Cleaners (for Garage Floors and Driveways)

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Concrete has a long history of use in garages, driveways, sidewalks, and even homes. Unfortunately, it also has some notoriety for holding onto stains no matter how much scrubbing you do. The best concrete cleaner will help remove motor oil, grease, transmission fluid, and other unsightly messes with minimal work, leaving your concrete looking almost … Read more

10 Best Ratcheting Wrench Sets to Save You Time

Just about any task you’ll encounter as a professional or DIY mechanic will involve a wrench. This can end up requiring a lot of turn-lift-set motion when using a standard wrench. Thankfully, ratcheting wrenches eliminate a lot of this extra work. As these will be some of the most-used tools in your kit, choosing the … Read more