Thank you for stopping by!  We hope that you will find this site to be helpful in your search for information about all types of hand tools, power tools and projects that you would be interested in as a homeowner or DIY'er.

The goal of Casual Craftsman is to simplify the tool buying process by recommending detailed specifications we feel would best suit the needs of a homeowner or DIY'er for each tool in our buying guide.  

We understand that buying a tool that you are not familiar with can be daunting due to all the variations between brands, models and prices.  It is our primary intention to arm you with the knowledge you need to make an informed decision about which features you need and which features you do not need in a specific tool.  In other words, we push the marketing department tactics aside and get down to brass tacks.

For each tool in our buying guide, we provide detailed information such as:

  1. Suggested uses and why you as a homeowner would need it.
  2. The key features you will commonly see advertised with the tool.
  3. Detailed spec's so can easily narrow your search.
  4. Brands that we recommend and if there are any options that are Made in the USA.
  5. Prices you should expect to pay for a tool meeting our specifications.
  6. Any accessories or attachments that may be necessary or very helpful to have when using your new tool.