A Great $20 Parts Organizer from Milwaukee

After a bunch of back-to-back city/house moves, my small parts—nuts, bolts, screws, wire nuts, wall anchors, o-rings, clamps, etc.—have become a complete nightmare, scattered within various boxes. Along the way, a bunch of the clear plastic small parts organizer drawers that I had packed were broken, spilling parts in the boxes. I needed a way … Read more

Hands-On: Milwaukee M18 Jobsite Radio & Charger

Days before Hurricane Irma arrived here in North Florida, I decided I needed to get myself a good cordless radio since electricity goes out around here when someone sneezes. I’m fairly invested in the Milwaukee M18 line of tools and have plenty of M18 batteries. So, I thought I’d give the Milwaukee M18 Jobsite Radio a … Read more

Milwaukee M12 Underhood LED Light

Working under the hood almost always requires good light. There are all kinds of work lights available on the market today—from old-school drop-lights to fancy LED lights that twist and turn in all sorts of directions. The best light is clean, consistent overhead light that doesn’t get in your way or constantly in need of … Read more

The GarageSpot Gearhead & Garage Geek Gift Guide (2016 Edition)

It’s Christmas time and that means websites everywhere are publishing gift guides. Since GarageSpot is a website, we’ll play along. Plus, our personal wish lists are quite extensive. So if you’re in a giving mood, our addres… just kidding. Oh, and since it’s down to the wire, if the websites we’re linking to can’t deliver by Christmas, … Read more

Heated Jackets to Keep You Cozy This Winter

It’s gettin’ cold outside (well, kinda cold, here in Florida) and even the toughest gearheads get chilly. For that, heated jackets are a great way to stay warm in the garage, on the job site, or while building a 12′ snowman with the little one. There are lots of options when it comes to heated jackets. … Read more

SpotCheck #34

There’s a lot of stuff that comes across the workbench or inbox here at GarageSpot each week. And while much of it is pretty cool, there’s either not enough to make a full story of it (yet), or we just don’t have time but do want to share. That’s what this post is about each … Read more

Hands-On: Milwaukee M18 Radius LED Compact Site Light

One of the challenges we always have with flashlights, drop lights or LED stick lights with hooks and magnets is positioning them just right to illuminate our work area. Sure, these work lights certainly have a spot in our toolbox, but sometimes, we just need big, clean light. There are lots of portable lighting solutions available … Read more