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Tim Uhler

Tim Uhler

Tim Uhler is a lead carpenter for Pioneer Builders in Port Orchard, Washington. He is a regular contributor to JLC and Tools of the Trade.

Tim Uhler's Posts

A Close Look at Two Chalk Lines A Close Look at Two Chalk Lines

Framer and JLC contributing editor Tim Uhler put two Milwaukee chalk lines through the paces and weather while framing in the Pacific Northwest. Here’s what he and his crew found. Read more

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Field Tested: Stabila LAX300 Laser Field Tested: Stabila LAX300 Laser

After testing several laser levels over the years, Tim Uhler gives the Stabila LAX300 a thorough look at its features, accuracy, and durability. Read more

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Tool Test: The Roan Dust-Collecting Saw Tool Test: The Roan Dust-Collecting Saw

Here’s a look at Roan’s self-contained dust collecting circular saw, designed to collect fiber cement dust without a vacuum. Read more

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Field Tested: Fiskars Hammers and Mauls Field Tested: Fiskars Hammers and Mauls

Framing carpenter Tim Uhler and his crew put Fiskars new IsoCore hammers and mauls to the test this past winter. Here’s what they found. Read more

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Milwaukee Trueview LED Stand Light Milwaukee Trueview LED Stand Light

Tool review from the jobsite: Milwaukee’s Trueview LED work light on a sturdy, folding stand delivers 2000 lumens to the jobsite. Read more

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Tool Tests

Review: A Soft-Toe Wedge Boot From Keen Utility

Wedge boots might be most popular with ironworkers, but they are a good fit for...

Field Tested: Festool CT SYS HEPA Vac

Unlike your typical R2D2- or BB-8-like roll-around dust extractor, the CT SYS is...

The Makita Cordless Impact Wrench

Custom homebuilder and mechanic Robert Courtney calls the Makita XWTO8Z a "beast"...

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