Michael Springer became a tool user at an early age—rehabbing houses with his family in Milwaukee. He attended architecture school at the University of Colorado and then later operated a high-end remodeling company. Bit by the writing bug, he became a tool tester and technology writer, working as the Product Editor of JLC and Executive Editor of Tools of the Trade. Michael is currently self-employed, working from his office and shop in Boulder County, Colorado. He specializes in tool testing and industry coverage for professional construction, woodworking, and DIY publications. While not wielding a chain saw, axe, or drawknife for rustic woodworking projects, Michael seeks out and restores antique hand tools to add to his extensive “user tool” collection. Outside of the shop, Michael is a passionate rock drummer and pipe band drummer who enjoys both performing and teaching.
A powerful tool with interchangeable chucks and sophisticated electronic controls.
This is the lowest price pro-grade tool in the category.
This 20V MAX tool is strong, fast, and lighter than competing models.
Interchangeable chucks and four gears make for a versatile tool capable of drilling over a wide range of speed and torque settings.
The lightest tool in its class, this drill has an unusual electronic speed control that allows the user to lower speed and torque at the same time.
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