New Product Introductions – SSK-876 Star Key Can Wrench Kit, SSK-716 Can Wrench, SSK-75 & SSK-85 Star Keys

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Jonard Tools has just released the SSK-876 Star Key Can Wrench Kit (Also known as a Slam Lock Key), which features four of the most popular star key patterns. Continue reading New Product Introductions – SSK-876 Star Key Can Wrench Kit, SSK-716 Can Wrench, SSK-75 & SSK-85 Star Keys

New Product Introductions – More Torque Wrenches, A Speed Wrench Enhancement, & Our UST Series Cable Stripper Improved

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Jonard Tools now has an even broader line of torque wrenches. Just added are the TWAF-91630 Torque Wrench Full Head 9/16” 30 in./lb.TWAFST-71630 Torque Wrench with Security Shield Attached 7/16” 30 in./lb., and a TWS-38/10 3/8” Socket for use with the TWSW-40 Torque Wrench Swivel Head. Continue reading New Product Introductions – More Torque Wrenches, A Speed Wrench Enhancement, & Our UST Series Cable Stripper Improved

The Cyclops and why it is relevant today

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I first want to mention that the picture on the left is not our marketing manager, but it is very relevant – more about that later. This is another of many informative, entertaining and worthwhile must reads coming from the Jonard Industries blogosphere. It is our intention to keep you, the reader, informed about the goings on in the industry and at Jonard Industries and to bring to your attention all of the new products and promotions we will be introducing over the coming months.

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A Can Wrench history lesson

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Those of you not familiar with the can wrench have to ask yourselves, what is a can wrench? I can tell you it is not a can and not what you think of when you think of a wrench. My first thought growing up when you mention the word wrench was some sort of an adjustable wrench to turn stuff. Well a can wrench is half way there.

The origin of this unique tool traces back to the early 1950s. At that time the telecom industry had kicked into high gear, and new installations exploded on the scene. Continue reading A Can Wrench history lesson

Why so many scissors? Let’s cut to the chase!

hair-cuttingGrowing up my first exposure to a scissor collection was at the barbershop… lined up on the counter next to the combs sitting in blue water. I used to think to myself, why so many scissors and what’s with the blue water? Turns out there are good reasons, and it comes down to what you’re cutting.

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How my Fiber Optic Kevlar Cutter made me look like a hero to my wife

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Okay, you’re asking “what’s the deal?” Let me tell you a true story and you can judge for yourself. It all started on my wife’s birthday when the kids sent their mother a bouquet of long stem roses. They were red and they were gorgeous, and I was equally impressed that the thorns were removed. So now the plan was to put these flowers into an appropriate vase for everyone to see, fill with just enough water and stir in one of those food packets to keep them fresh.

I always put the packets in and I always wonder whether they really do anything or if the florist just gives them to you to make it seem like he is doing you a favor. Does it work? Would the flowers last the same amount of time without the little packet? Your guess is as good as mine.

Now I go into the closet looking for the right size vase for the flowers, and you guessed it, long stem roses and the vases in my closet don’t match…time to cut the flowers. Well my wife grabs an old pair of scissors in the kitchen drawer and begins cutting the stems one at a time. Ever see a rose stem projectile? Ever see blisters on your hand using a dull kitchen scissor and stems hardened to RC 50?

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