Tom Scalisi

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Scalisi is a freelance writer specializing in the home design, construction, tools, and automotive industries. He has been involved in the trades for over 15 years as both a contractor and a commercial building mechanic. Tom has written for several online blogs and magazines including Next Luxury, The Drive, Car Bibles, and PowerTüls. In addition to his professional life, Tom enjoys getting outside on his mountain bike, camping, beekeeping, and fishing. Tom is also an avid racing and baseball fan. He lives in NY’s Hudson Valley with his wife, their three children, and three dogs. Connect with Tom on LinkedIn.

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NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Gas Leaf Blowers for Yard Work

While most people enjoy the changing colors of the trees in autumn, keeping up with the constant onslaught of fallen leaves can be a headache. Rather than spend your weekends raking huge ...

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Dovetail Jigs for Woodworking

When looking to increase the craftsmanship of your woodworking projects, a dovetail jig could be the answer. These jigs allow you to create strong and accurate dovetail joints for boxes, ...

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Bottle Openers for Your Kitchen Needs

Whether making a root beer float, enjoying happy hour with the neighbors, or kicking back with fancy seltzer water, a bottle opener is an essential kitchen utensil. When entertaining, it ...

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Pocket Knife Sharpeners for Tool Maintenance

Any professional chef will tell you that a sharp knife is a safe knife—and that goes for your trusty pocket knife as much as any kitchen utensil. Trying to muscle a dull knife through an ...

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Wire Strippers for Electrical Projects

A wire stripper boosts productivity for professional electricians, budding apprentices, and DIYers. Most people think of this device as a way to cut and remove the rubber coating that enc...

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Tile Saws for DIYers

When setting out on a tile project, it’s as important to give as much consideration to the tile saw used as the tile itself. The best tile saws use diamond blades to cut glass, ceramic, a...

NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Band Saws for the Workshop

A sturdy band saw can be one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in any serious workshop. These power tools make rip cuts like a table saw, cross cuts like a miter saw, and can help...

NOVEMBER 12, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Latest and Greatest Power Tools to Gift Your Favorite DIYer This Holiday Season

Power through your holiday shopping list this year with these incredible tools.

NOVEMBER 10, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Duffel Bags for Gym Runs and Weekend Trips

Getting your important gear and belongings from Point A to Point B isn’t always a breeze. Some small bags start bursting at the seams with seemingly nothing more packed than a pair of gym...

OCTOBER 30, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Lawn Mowers for Small Yards

When shopping for the best lawn mower for small yard homes, narrow down the choices to what really matters: ease of use, durability, and reliability. When your lawn is small, also conside...