Latest Reviews

Linkyo Knife Sharpener

Linkyo Electric Knife Sharpener

I’m not fond of the Linkyo electric knife sharpener. Other sharpeners, like the Lansky Deluxe and Warthog 2, are better at sharpening smooth edged blades.

CamelBak Forge 16oz

CamelBak Forge 16oz Travel Mug

This review pits the CamelBak Forge 16oz against the Contigo AUTOSEAL West Loop and Zojirushi SM-YAE48RA. I think it’s superior to both its competitors. Find out why.

Bosch GEX 125-1 AE random orbit sander

Bosch GEX 125-1 AE (ROS20VSC)

I bought the Bosch GEX 125-1 AE random orbit sander for sanding wood. It needed to work better than an orbital sander. Find out if it does.

Dremel DSM20 Saw Max

Dremel DSM20 Saw Max

I bought the Dremel DSM20 for cutting wood. It needed to do a better job than a jigsaw. Read this post to see if it does.

Zyliss santoku knife in action

Zyliss Knives

Zyliss makes a range of funky coloured knives. But are they good at cutting?

The Staresso makes a fantastic espresso using ground coffee or capsules

Staresso Mini Espresso Maker

The Staresso espresso maker is an affordable manual espresso machine that makes a lovely espresso. It makes espresso with ground coffee or coffee capsules.