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Anti-Vibe Hammer Tacker from Bostitch
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Anti-Vibe Hammer Tacker from Bostitch

Reduce shock transmitted to the user with the new design from Bostitch. Read more

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How to Avoid Nailgun Blowouts
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How to Avoid Nailgun Blowouts

[VIDEO] Jesse De Geest explains how and why blowouts happen, how to avoid them,... Read more

An Industry-First Cordless Nail Gun From Grex
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An Industry-First Cordless Nail Gun From Grex

Here’s a new nail gun for professionals that runs on common household batteries.... Read more

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Hitachi EC99S Twin-Tank Compressor
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Hitachi EC99S Twin-Tank Compressor

Hitachi's has a new twin tank compressor that's lighter than other models and... Read more

Porter Cable Cordless 18 Ga. Brad Nailer
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Porter Cable Cordless 18 Ga. Brad Nailer

After months of use on the job, two finish carpenters share the pros and cons of... Read more

New Cordless Finish Nailers From Milwaukee
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New Cordless Finish Nailers From Milwaukee

Milwaukee announces that it’s bringing a new line of cordless finish nailers to... Read more

One Framer’s Choice in Air Hoses
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One Framer’s Choice in Air Hoses

A framer weighs in on his preferred air-hose configuration. Read more

Makita XTP01Z 18V LXT Cordless Pin Nailer
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Makita XTP01Z 18V LXT Cordless Pin Nailer

The new headless pin nailer from Makita is now available and works with their 18... Read more

Nailing Wood Flooring
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Nailing Wood Flooring

For securing oak strip flooring, how does hand-nailing compare to using a... Read more

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Field Tested: Dewalt DCN660 Finish Nailer
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Field Tested: Dewalt DCN660 Finish Nailer

Two finish carpenters give DeWalt's new16 gauge finish nailer a whack at a... Read more

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Review: A Soft-Toe Wedge Boot From Keen Utility

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The Makita Cordless Impact Wrench

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

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