December 31, 2021
“Arden the tool man” might be a nice moniker for me because, in addition to all the tools I inherited from my dad, I have amassed a greater collection of my own.
I have favorites; the go-to that first comes to mind is the cordless electric screwdriver. The first ones were by Black and Decker, a cute little novelty that had a built-in battery, reversing switch, and variable speed trigger. Now known as driver/drills, they feature removable batteries and have become larger and more powerful. Lithium ion has replaced nickel metal hydride and give many more minutes of use. My friend Roger s...