Other stories by Doug Mahoney

  • Lufkin Control Tape

    This new tape has a cut-away on the underside of the housing that allows you to regulate the speed of return by pressing your index finger against the bottom of the blade.

  • Klein Rolling Tool Bag

    This rolling bag has a telescoping handle and can hold up to 200 pounds.

  • Hilti Hollow Rotary Hammer Bits

    These bits allow you to collect dust with a vacuum while drilling holes in concrete.

  • General DCiS1

    The iBorescope creates its own Wi-Fi hotspot and uses a free app to transmit images to any Apple or Android smartphone or tablet.

  • DeWalt DCF680 Gyroscopic Driver

    This tool has no trigger; instead, it senses the rotation of your wrist and spins the bit in that direction.

  • Checkpoint 3D-DMS multi­function level

    This laser in this level can be rotated within the body to project sloped and level lines.

  • Bostitch SF150C

    This pneumatic coil nailer is designed for fastening plywood and gypsum sheathing to metal studs.

  • Bosch MXH180

    This is the first oscillating multi-tool with a brushless motor.

  • Bjornklader Jubilee Tool Pocket Vest

    Made of reinforced cotton, the vest is designed to maximize both comfort and storage.

  • 3M Tekk WorkTunes

    This earmuff headset allows you to listen to music while protecting your hearing from construction noise.