Cool Tools: Fiskars Releases a New Line of Cutting Tools for Construction

Fiskars was first founded as a Finnish Ironworks company in 1649, making it one of the oldest companies I have heard of that is still going strong.  Recently – relatively speaking - in 1967, Fiskars made a name for themselves with their orange handled scissors.  Noted for their build quality, sharpness, and durability, these scissors quickly became an industry standard and a leader in the category.  Since then, Fiskars has expanded into other areas of the home and outdoors.  You may also recognize the name Gerber, as this is one of the brands Fiskars sells under. 

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46,000 Craftsman Table Saws Recalled for Safety Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of a Craftsman portable table saw, sold exclusively by Sears Holdings from April 2014 to October 2016 for around $200. The specific saw was manufactured in China by Rexon Industrial Corp, Ltd. of Taiwan.

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