Rock Someone’s Holiday – Rockwell Tools Giveaway – DIY Room Building Tutorial

Rockwell BladeRunner X2 Review and Giveaway

If you are a DIYer or have a handy man spouse, than today’s post is definitely for you! If you read my blog enough, you’ll often hear me refer to my husband as my Mr. Fix It!  Anytime I need something fixed or improved, or I want to build something, I just tell him my idea, and he puts a plan in to action.

Most recently we’ve been working on a new “Project Room” in our outbuilding. I would call it a craft room, but my husband will be working in there too, and “craft room” just doesn’t sound like a very manly place to be. (Haha!)  So it’s a project room, or workshop, if you will.

As with any project we take on, we need tools to fix up the room.  One tool that has been very helpful with this project is the BladeRunner X2 from Rockwell Tools.

BladeRunner X2 Saw

Here are a few quick facts about this table saw:

-This portable table saw sets up in seconds and will cut a variety of materials, including wood, metal, tile, aluminum, and plastic.

-It is lightweight and easy to carry, weighing less than 15lbs. (Yes! Even I can carry it!)

-It also has instant, tool-free blade changes and is compatible with any t-shank jigsaw blades of 4″ or less.

It is easy-to-use, leaving both hands free to control your cuts.

It has a dedicated steel rip fence with large scale for accurate rip cuts.

It has On-board storage for miter gauge, rip fence and blades.

Today I’m just going to give you a little “preview” of the room, since it’s not finished yet and also show you how we used the BladeRunner X2 to close in the room.

Old Dingy Room

The previous owner of our house basically built a small room inside the outbuilding/garage.  But since it was built, there’s been some damage to the wall (as you can see).  And it was never fully closed in.  (The picture on the left was taken from the outside. As you can see, it is a hole that’s big enough for a set of French doors!

Closing in the Room

We started by hooking up electricity to the room (as the lines had been previously cut).  Then we painted.  The walls were very dirty and now they are a clean grey.  However, you will notice that the door and trim are not yet painted in these photos.

We then put up a the door, and we closed in the rest of the wall.  To do this, my husband used the saw to cut a few pieces of wood to frame up the wall.

Building A Wall

Next we used the saw to cut some plywood.  This is nailed into the boards from outside the room.  From there, you can hang insulation.  We chose not to do that here, as it would only be two pieces and not really worth our trouble.  Finally you measure and cut your sheetrock as needed.  Nail it to your boards. Seal it and paint!

And that’s how we closed in the room in a “nutshell.”  After we get the room completely done, I will show you a complete before and after, as it is going to look amazingly different.  (I’m talking new flooring, a countertop, pegboard, organizers, the works!)

Rock Someones Holiday

Rock Someone’s Holiday Sweepstakes!

  • One (1) grand prize winner will be awarded TWO (2) of each of the following Rockwell® brand tools: JawHorse® portable work holding station, JawStand® portable work stand, Sonicrafter® F50 oscillating tool, Rockwell® Compact Circular Saw, Rockwell® 20V Brushless Drill, Rockwell® 20V Brushless Impact Driver, Rockwell® 20V Brushless Hammer Drill, Rockwell® 20V Brushless Impact Wrench, Rockwell® 20V Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool, BladeRunner®X2 multi-material saw, VersaCut® Mini Circular Saw, Vibrafree® Sander and Jobsite Table Saw.
  • Five first prize winners will receive TWO (2) Rockwell BladeRunnerX2 multi-material saws.

You can enter here.  Just fill out the form on the contest page!

Rockwell Bladerunner x2 Giveaway

Reader Giveaway!  One Simply Sweet Home reader will win a BladeRunner X2 table saw from Rockwell Tools. $99 value!

To enter, please use the Rafflecopter form below.
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Disclosure:  I received a free BladeRunner X2 from Rockwell Tools to facilitate this post.  The opinions are my own.


  1. I am interested in the 20V MaxLithium Brushless Hammer Drill

  2. Gilda (McStamper) says

    Wow, what a great giveaway. I would love to have the
    JawHorse Sheetmaster Portable Workstation.

  3. I could also use the Sonicrafter F30 Oscillating Multi-Tool.

  4. I would love the Sonicrafter F50 Oscillating Multi-Tool!

  5. I’m interested in the 20V MaxLithium Sonicrafter Oscillating Multi-Tool w/ Hyperlock.

  6. Oh I also really love their JawHorse Portable Workstation!

  7. Heather Dawn says

    I like the 2.8 Amp CDS 5-inch Random Orbital Sander!

  8. I would love to own the 20V MaxLithium Brushless Hammer Drill!

  9. I like the 20V Brushless 3-Speed Impact Wrench.

  10. I love the 20V MaxLithium Brushless Drill & Driver. Thanks for the giveaway!

  11. I would love Jawhorse Potable workstation

  12. My husband would like the Rockwell Circular Saw. Love this giveaway!

  13. I like the jawhorse portable work station.

  14. Laurie Nykaza says

    20V Max Lithium Brushless Drill & Driver sounds great to use my husband would love one to use on all his projects.

  15. Stephanie Phelps says

    I would also love to have the Sonicrafter F50 4.0 Amp Oscillating Multi-Tool w/ Hyperlock.

  16. Another awesome tool I would love to have is the 20V MaxLithium Brushless Drill & Driver.

  17. I would love a good drill. The 20V MaxLithium Combo Kit – Drill / Driver & Impact Driver looks awesome.

  18. nannypanpan says

    I like the 5″ random orbital sander

  19. I also like the JawStand Portable Work Stand.

  20. I like the mini circular saw. It would be a great alternative to a reciprocating saw.

  21. Sonicrafter F30 3.5 Amp Oscillating Multi-Tool w/ Hyperlock

  22. Stacey Roberson says

    I also like the Sonicrafter F50 4.0 Amp Oscillating Multi-Tool w/ Hyperlock.

  23. James Roberts Jr. says

    The JawHorse!

  24. Aww. I’ve missed such a good event. Anyway, thanks so much for this event and hope to see more and more events like this.

  25. Oh.. I’ve miss the giveaway! But, thanks for all the information. It’s help me alot.

  26. That’s a great event but I missed it. But I will keep tracking your blog to catch you in the other events like this.

  27. I’m looking forward to your before and after new room pictures!! My friend play giveaway and won a Bladerunner table saw. How lucky he is ahhhh!! So sad I didn’t get anything. Still support you by the way. Nice job when you turned a dingy room into a differently amazing one!

  28. Awesomely done article piece. I surely love this website. Keep it up!


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