You’re probably guilty of quickly cleaning up messes with a vacuum that you probably should have tackled by hand. But the one place you definitely don’t want most vacuums to tread is in the workshop. That’s the domain of burly wet/dry vacs, which Milwaukee has finally managed to shrink into a debris-sucking handheld…
When it rains, it pours. It pours down streets, into sewers, and often right into people's basements. What if we could flood the abandoned basements and spare the occupied ones? Milwaukee has a novel sewer solution that just might be a silver lining in the foreclosure crisis.
What good is having the right tools for the job if you've got no where to do the work? Milwaukee has realized that having a handy place to use your tools is just as important as an easy way to transport them, so the company has added a compact workbench to the lid of its capacious 26-inch Work Box.
You know what's not a great idea? Doing any type of wiring or electrical work while consuming alcohol. You know what tool you should use to get the job done if you're going to ignore that advice? This bottle opener.
At the turn of the 20th century, Milwaukee was a force to be reckoned with. Milwaukee was a town that made things — a town built on machines, radical politics and beer. Lots of beer.
A cordless drill used to be a poor choice as a power tool—too heavy to take up a ladder and too weak to do the job. Then batteries got better, drills got smaller, and everything got cheaper. Cordless went from just a decent alternate to a viable replacement.
Cutting wire by hand is hard—even with a pair of light-up dikes—especially when running the fat wires that serve breaker subpanels. Milwaukee's new ratcheting power cable cutter should aid the tradesmen that spend days snipping conduit; pull the trigger, and the tool bites cords with up to 5,000 pounds of pressure.…
This Schlitz beer ad from the August 3, 1908 Galveston Daily News (Galveston, TX) shows an American doctor and a German doctor talking about the health benefits of beer. The American doctor even prescribes Schlitz beer to his patients!
Major League Baseball MVP Ryan Braun reportedly tested positive for steroid use on Saturday, a shock for a game whose marquee players had largely overcome their collective reputation as a tainted bunch of juicers.
Running off the very same Red Lithium battery which charges Milwaukee's power tools, this heated jacket can hold a charge for eight hours. That's a full working day of cozy heat, spread across three carbon fiber heating zones.
There are stud finders and then there is the Milwaukee Sub-Scanner M12. Oh, it can find studs alright—but it can also find the location and depth of rebar, PVC, wood, PEX, metal and live wires under 6" of concrete.