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  • Klein Tool Sets To Build Your Tool Box
    July 13, 2018

    Klein Tool Sets To Build Your Tool Box

    Klein Tools are universally recognized as one of the best quality brands in the business. With that though, sometimes it’s a little spendy to get all the tools you might need. Of course, getting several tools in one set often...

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  • Tool Tuesday - Wrench Sets
    July 10, 2018

    Tool Tuesday - Wrench Sets

    Archimedes is credited with saying “give me a lever long enough and I shall move the world” and while that may be a slight exaggeration, it gives credit to how powerful a lever can be. One of the most useful...

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  • High Quality Torx Drivers
    July 6, 2018

    High Quality Torx Drivers

    To most people, there’s two types of screws and screwdrivers:  flat heads (slotted) or a Phillips. In reality, there are many different types of screws and screwdrivers, all meant for various jobs and many of them designed to prevent tampering,...

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  • Who Invented Pliers?
    June 25, 2018

    Who Invented Pliers?

    Like many other tools, the origin of pliers is shrouded and lost in the mists of the past. It’s literally a tool so old and commonly used that no one knows who invented it. It’s widely believed that the first...

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  • Wiha Wednesday - Wiha Insulated Tools
    June 13, 2018

    Wiha Wednesday - Wiha Insulated Tools

    We’re big fans of Wiha Tools here at EIO and have talked about them a few times, so too with insulated tools. Insulated tools are obviously very specialized and used by electricians, HVAC workers and more to safely work on...

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  • Who Invented the Screwdriver?
    June 8, 2018

    Who Invented the Screwdriver?

    The origin of the screw and the screwdriver is lost to the pages of history, though some believe the first screw-like tool originated around the first century. The first recorded screwdriver, though is thought to have originated sometime in the...

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