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

DeWalt Cordless FlexVolt Recip Saw

After testing the Milwaukee Fuel Sawzall, a small crew of framers in the Pacific...

Review: M18 Rocket LED Tower Light and Charger

A new tower light from Milwaukee runs on battery, or AC power, and can charge a...

The New 10-1/4-Inch Big Foot Worm Drive Saw

A few small improvements yield a lighter, better-balanced saw than its predecessor.

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