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Worm Drive or Sidewinder Circular Saw?

When purchasing a circular saw, consider the two types: worm drive and sidewinder.  Depending on the application, you’ll prefer one over the other. Geography certainly plays a role in popularity of either saw. The worm drive is most popular in the west and Midwest, while the sidewinder is more popular in the east.  However, in … Continue reading »

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Brushless Motors

Brushless motors have been around for many years. Only recently have they entered the power tool market. Tool companies are starting to use these motors to make their drills and impacts more efficient by pairing this motor with computer chips and lithium-ion batteries. These components work together in three ways: The computer chips control the … Continue reading »

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Toolbarn Milwaukee Drill-A-Day Winners

Listed below are the current winners of the Milwaukee Drill-A-Day Contest. This list will be updated as more people win. Stephen S. – Greenwich, CT Christopher L. – Tomahawk, WI Eddie H. – Patton, PA Frank N. – Okeechobee – FL Josh S.  - Vance, AL Jason D. – Lock Haven, PA John R. – … Continue reading »

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From November 30th to December 24th we are giving away a Milwaukee M18 Fuel Drill Kit EVERY SINGLE DAY. If you buy $25 or more of Milwaukee brand products in a day you are automatically registered for the contest. The Milwaukee Drill-A-Day Giveaway gives you great odds of winning because the winners are chosen at random from … Continue reading »

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Makita Fall Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Michael G. from Indiana on winning the Makita Fall Giveaway sweepstakes. He won a Makita 18volt 3 Piece Combo Kit. The sweepstakes were a great success and we had over 5,000 people sign up. We have more sweepstakes and contests planned for the near future so check back regularly to find out more.

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Makita Fall Giveaway 2012

We are giving away a Makita Lithium Ion 3-Piece Cordless Combo Kit. Visit to enter. No purchase necessary.    

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Cordless Nailers

Cordless nailers are becoming more popular. Most feature a gas fuel cell, a rechargeable battery, and eliminate the hassle of air hoses and compressors. Although cordless nailers won’t replace the traditional stick nailer, they are a good choice for smaller scale projects. If you’re on the fence about getting a cordless nailer, here are some … Continue reading »

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8 Tools That Should be in Every Homeowner’s Tool Bag

There are a few tools that every homeowner should have in their bag to perform basic repairs and maintenance. The 8 tools listed below will allow you to complete almost any basic task. Cordless Drill/Driver If you only buy one power tool, make it a cordless drill. Accessories like drill bits, hole saws, and  screwdriver … Continue reading »

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Happy New Year!

Thank you for your support throughout 2011. We look forward to bringing you more great deals and value in 2012! Sincerely, The team

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Merry Christmas from

Thank you to all our loyal customers for business throughout 2011.  We wish you a wonderful holiday season and look forward to serving you in the new year! Sincerely, The team

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