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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FEBRUARY 24, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Brisket Knife for Cutting Through Smoked Meats

Marinating, seasoning, grilling, and smoking the perfect brisket is an all-day (sometimes several-day) affair. When the process is complete, there are few sensations as rewarding as cutti...

FEBRUARY 24, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Grill Spatula for Your Outdoor Cooking

Grilling the perfect meal is an art form. And, as any artist knows, having the right tools for the job helps create a masterpiece. When it comes to flame-kissed steaks, burgers, and veggi...

FEBRUARY 24, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Chair Mat for Carpet to Protect Your Floors

Rolling chairs are incredibly convenient. They make getting in position at a desk or table incredibly easy, but wreak havoc on floors in the process. Chairs without wheels can do even mor...

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Natural Gas Grills for Your Outdoor Kitchen

Picture the scene: It’s a party in your backyard, with friends, neighbors, and family. Kids are splashing in the pool. Cold drinks are chilling in every hand. Everyone’s looking forward t...

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Solar Gutter Lights to Illuminate Your Outdoor Space

If you’ve ever wanted to add a bit of accent lighting around your home, but would prefer to avoid the cost and inconvenience of an electrician, this guide is for you. With the best solar ...

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Gas Garage Heater to Keep Your Workshop Warm in the Cold Weather

Whether you’re passing the colder months with hobbies in your workshop, or your must-do repairs simply can’t wait for warmer days, time in the garage is better when you’re comfortable. In...

FEBRUARY 21, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Parallel Clamps for Your Workshop

Whether you’re creating high-end cutting boards or building custom cabinet doors, having the best parallel clamps can make glue-ups and assembly go smoothly. They create evenly distribute...

FEBRUARY 17, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Spindle Sander for Your Workshop

Where you’re a pro or a hobbyist, taking a woodworking project from good to great requires a bit of an edge—quite literally. Use one of the best spindle sanders to achieve smooth, even ed...

FEBRUARY 17, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Space Heater for Bedroom Warmth

Colder temperatures have a way of pointing out the weak spots in a home’s insulation and heating system. When that space is a bedroom, it may seem as if no amount of blankets or flannel s...

FEBRUARY 17, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Hand Crank Radios for Use in Emergencies

Weather-related emergencies are often unpredictable, which means keeping informed about the latest developments can make the difference between staying safe and being overwhelmed. Stockin...