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 $900M

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

Field Tested: The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

Mark Martinez, the inventor of the Stiletto TiBone, has a new hammer out, and as...

Ryobi P305 18v Cordless Hot Glue Gun

Contributor Brian Way provides an unbiased review on a cordless glue gun from...

Two Hitachi Cordless Finish Nailers

Here's an in-depth review of Hitachi's 15-ga. and 18-ga. battery-powered finish...

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