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Chris Grundy

Tool expert and avid do-it-yourselfer Chris Grundy is living his dream working with tools and chillin' with other home improvement fanatics.

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About the show

Did you know there's a device that lets you carry a sheet of heavy plywood with just one hand? How about using your drill for everything from cleaning ducts to snipping sheet metal? What does "WD-40" stand for, and did you know there are more than 2,000 uses for it? Tool expert Chris Grundy answers these burning questions and more on Cool Tools . He also gives viewers an exclusive look at tools you may not even know about – from the tried and true to the latest and greatest – revealing insider tips and little-known techniques from the people who helped create them. If you like tools, you'll go nuts for Cool Tools .
Season 2, Episode 14

Tools That Rule

Host Chris Grundy checks out a variety of tools that would make the perfect gift. From the tool novice to someone with a fully stocked workshop, there's something for everyone's wish list. Among the favorites: light-up hand tools for working in the dark, a combo toolbox and shop-vac, a drill that stops automatically when your screw is flush, a one-button laser measurer that's accurate at 50 feet, a ladder with a platform to hold you steady, a brand new axe design for control and speed, and a self feeding paint roller that makes paint jobs go faster than ever. Tons of great tool ideas whether you're buying gifts for your family, friends, or even yourself.

Friday
Mar 20
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 4

Mega Machines II

Cool Tools is getting supersized when, host, Chris Grundy, checks out some of the biggest, baddest tools you'll ever see. We'll check out the mega machines that mine gold, move trees, groom the ski slopes, and demolish buildings. Plus, we're getting dirty in Las Vegas when we slide behind the wheel at Dig This!

Friday
Apr 3
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 8, Episode 11

Rescue Tools

Today on Cool Tools, host Chris Grundy is checking out all kinds of stuff that could save your life. We'll put out fires, cut open cars, survive avalanches, and find out how Channellock is making their very own rescue tool in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Friday
Apr 3
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

Cool Tools Takes It Outdoors

Host Chris Grundy samples all kinds of tools to help get chores done outdoors. He checks out a battery mower for small lawns and a top of the line ride-on mower for big acreage. Also, a chainsaw you can carve with, a tool bag with light up handles, a ride-on cart for gardening, ear muffs that let you listen to music while you work, and a battery backpack that gives you more run time than ever. A visit to the Green Industry and Equipment Expo in Kentucky shows off power equipment for big landscape projects.

Wednesday
May 20
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 10, Episode 4

Hand Tools

Host, Chris Grundy, is checking out all kinds of hand tools. A brand new kind of caulk gun, six-in-one pliers, a pair of snips that can do it all, and artistic knives forged by hand in Montana. Plus, we'll also take a trip to the Johnson factory to see how they're making their bamboo levels.

Friday
May 29
8am | 7c
Season 9, Episode 5

Outdoor Tools

Today on Cool Tools, host, Chris Grundy's checking out everything you need for the great outdoors. We've got ergonomic tools for everything in your yard, a new Husqvarna chainsaw, and an attachment for safe cutting, easy weeding with the Fiskars Weed Eater, and a trip to Ohio to check out a snow plow for your SUV. Plus, we'll go to the Toro factory in Minnesota to see how they put together their TimeCutter.

Friday
May 29
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 10, Episode 7

Odd Jobs

Host, Chris Grundy is checking out all kinds of cool, new tools for the odd jobs around your house. A multi-tool for sanding and cutting, foam sealant that repels pests, an easy way to patch up drywall, and the new specialist line from WD-40. Plus, we'll take a trip to the Purdy factory in Portland, to see how they make their premium paintbrushes.

Friday
Jun 19
8am | 7c
Season 9, Episode 8

Deck & Patio

We're getting outside today on Cool Tools, when host, Chris Grundy, checks out all kinds of stuff for your deck and patio. We've got a palm nailer from milwaukee, staining made easy with the DeckMate, Ridgid's Super Clamp, an all kinds of colorful hoses from Water Right. Plus, we're heading to Kentucky, where we're finding out how Thompson's WaterSeal makes some of the best stain in the business.

Friday
Jun 19
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 10, Episode 9

Get it Done

Host, Chris Grundy, is getting down to business with all kinds of tools to help you get the job done right. A chipper shredder for pulverizing yard waste, indexing pry bars that pry and smash, a quick fix for concrete repair, and a tough vise with no wiggle room from the folks at Wilton. Plus, we're visiting Velcro USA to get the scoop on the hook and loop.

Friday
Jun 26
8am | 7c
Season 10, Episode 7

Odd Jobs

Host, Chris Grundy is checking out all kinds of cool, new tools for the odd jobs around your house. A multi-tool for sanding and cutting, foam sealant that repels pests, an easy way to patch up drywall, and the new specialist line from WD-40. Plus, we'll take a trip to the Purdy factory in Portland, to see how they make their premium paintbrushes.

Friday
Aug 21
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 9

Get it Done

Host, Chris Grundy, is getting down to business with all kinds of tools to help you get the job done right. A chipper shredder for pulverizing yard waste, indexing pry bars that pry and smash, a quick fix for concrete repair, and a tough vise with no wiggle room from the folks at Wilton. Plus, we're visiting Velcro USA to get the scoop on the hook and loop.

Friday
Aug 28
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 11

That's Handy

Host, Chris Grundy, is checking out all kinds of tools for the handyman. An oscillating multi-tool that has more options than ever, heavy duty work gloves with magnetic tips, a tool case for your pickup that holds more than you might think, and zero turn mowers from the folks at Snapper that make cutting the grass fun! Plus, we're taking a trip to Imperial Blades where they're making a titanium blade that'll cut through almost anything.

Friday
Sep 11
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 4

Hand Tools

Host, Chris Grundy, is checking out all kinds of hand tools. A brand new kind of caulk gun, six-in-one pliers, a pair of snips that can do it all, and artistic knives forged by hand in Montana. Plus, we'll also take a trip to the Johnson factory to see how they're making their bamboo levels.

Wednesday
Jun 15
4:30am | 3:30c

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