Frank Anton

Frank Anton

Frank Anton is the vice chairman of Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, events, and marketing services company serving the residential and commercial design and construction industry. As an innovative thought leader, Anton focuses on creating ways Hanley Wood can better serve the residential and commercial design and construction industry.

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SiteLines: Changing of the Guard SiteLines: Changing of the Guard

The legacy of this magazine is based on our expertise, editorial independence, technical accuracy, job-site relevance, and down-to-earth hands-on experience. During my tenure I have worked to honor, nurture, and protect the credibility we've established over the years, as a way of acknowledging the trust you have placed in our work. I hope that I have served this mission well. Read more

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Wormdrive Saws

Western framers swear by their wormdrive circ saws, so we put six of the latest models to the test. Read more

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2002 Editors' Choice Awards

presents our annual awards recognizing innovation and leadership. Read more

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2003 Editors' Choice Awards

Honoring innovation and leadership in tool design. Read more

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Site Lines: Great Gadgets Site Lines: Great Gadgets

Like most finish carpenters, I've had my share of countersink bits. In the last 10 years or so, I've grown very fond of one brand of two-piece tapered countersink bits because they cut just the right size and shape of hole for drywall screws. But controlling the exact depth of the countersink so that the screw heads end up at precisely the same depth relative to the surface has always been frustrating. Plus, when the pilot bits break, it's not always easy to get replacements, and they're expensive. Besides, after heavy use, the countersink cutters dull, too, so why buy new parts? Read more

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Tool Tests

Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Driver

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

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...

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