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Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Driver Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Driver

Did adding a third anvil increase driving speed, beats per minute, and torque, all while decreasing vibration? Mark Clement has the answer. Read more

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A Promise Kept: Chris Dutra A Promise Kept: Chris Dutra

Chris Dutra first began working for Bostitch in channel marketing and then in product development before landing in business development. Eventually he moved to a competitor, where he essentially reinvented the entire pneumatics industry. The innovative product and manufacturing strategies he implemented generated a bevy of feature-rich, affordable products and put more nailers in more hands than ever before. The pneumatic fastening industry has been playing catch-up ever since. Read more

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Driving the Brand: Ken Hefley Driving the Brand: Ken Hefley

Whether he's working in his woodshop, renovating his house, or riding dirt bikes in the desert, Ken Hefley brings a high-octane blend of craft, passion, and competitiveness to everything he does. His job as Makita USA's senior VP of marketing is no exception. 'I've competed in sports all my life,' he says. 'There's a fiber of that in everything I do.' Read more

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Randall Coe, VP of Marketing, Bosch Power Tools Randall Coe, VP of Marketing, Bosch Power Tools

If you look beyond Randall Coe's titles at Bosch, first as director of product development and now as vice president of marketing, you'll find a complex, energetic ToolHound. Coe's leadership and rebellious streak have produced paradigm-shifting tools–stuff you use every day–and a business culture that dares to be great. And for someone leading the charge, it's ironic how Coe describes himself: 'I'm a student of human behavior. That's what product development is all about.' Read more

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Born To Build: Don Dunkley, Cool, Calif. Born To Build: Don Dunkley, Cool, Calif.

Don Dunkley's ToolHound-ness was cast in Southern California tract framing in the 1970s. Ace framers made more money than doctors, and were driven by the relentless pursuit of production based on minimum tools–and maximum skill. Not even nails were spared. Read more

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Tool Tests

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...

Field Tested: The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

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

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