David Frane

David Frane

David Frane is a former Editor of Tools of the Trade.

David Frane's Posts

SB&D Buys Craftsman Brand for $900M SB&D Buys Craftsman Brand for $900Meaxyawrztaccvtaxfraexavutudzyvawd

The world’s largest tool company just acquired an iconic brand in an unusual deal Read more

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Worx HydroShot Worx HydroShot

A cordless hand-held pressure washer that sprays 100-320 psi. Read more

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A Face Shield Fit for Darth Vader A Face Shield Fit for Darth Vader

Smaller and lighter than traditional face shields, the Vader Combo from Brass Knuckle has a close fit for better protection. Read more

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Estwing AL-Pro Hammer Estwing AL-Pro Hammer

Estwing is about to introduce a new multi-piece hammer with a steel claw and striking face attached to a single-piece aluminum head and handle. Read more

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Plugfones: Wireless Earplugs With Audio Plugfones: Wireless Earplugs With Audio

This NRR 25 hearing protection lets you listen to music or podcasts while you work. Read more

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Tool Tests

Occidental Leather Framer Set Toolbelt

Carpenter and former editor Mark Clement takes a look at Occidental’s...

Makita Rear-Handle Cordless Circular Saw

On the West Coast, rear-handle worm drives rule. Does this cordless version with a...

Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Driver

Did adding a third anvil increase driving speed, beats per minute, and torque, all...

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