Tools and products used in segment:
- Spackle -- $3.14, Lowes and most hardware stores (www.lowes.com)
- Sketch Tape -- $7.98 ( www.redbacktools.com)
- Maxi Screwdriver -- $5.90 ( www.redbacktools.com)
- Maxistrike Hammer -- email for pricing at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can watch all the D-I-Y projects online at www.hhman.net
About the Handsome Handyman, Jake Tyson:
Jake Tyson is an award-winning tool designer, carpenter, businessman and TV personality. Tyson is founder and owner of the successful Redback Tools range, sold in Lowe's stores across America and at www.redbacktools.com. His unique Maxistrike Hammer with an arced shaft was awarded "Best New Product in the World" at the US Hardware Show and is used by Australian celebrities including Russell Crowe, Eric Bana and Jamie Durie. Tyson is a regular guest on American TV shows where he appears as the "Handsome Handyman," teaching millions of viewers easy, do-it-yourself tips.
Tyson founded Redback Tools at age 21, after a motorcycle accident left him unable to continue working as a carpenter. Hospitalized for six months and in and out of hospital for three years Tyson used this time to develop the unique Maxistrike Hammer. He wrote a business plan and used compensation money from the accident to produce prototypes.
Redback tools can be bought online at www.redbacktools.com.