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Hitachi EC99S Twin-Tank Compressor

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

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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... More

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New Cordless Finish Nailers From Milwaukee

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

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One Framer’s Choice in Air Hoses

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

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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... More

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Nailing Wood Flooring

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

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Field Tested: Dewalt DCN660 Finish Nailer

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

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Rust-Resistant Compressor

Multiquip’s DIS185SSI4F 185-cubic-feet-per-minute compressor is equipped with... More

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Field Tested: Paslode’s Cordless XP Framing Nailer

The new framing nailer from Paslode has some new features, and gets put to the... More

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Piping for Compressed Air

For a small shop, there are some inexpensive and easy to install options other... More


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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