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  • 3M Peltor Digital Worktunes Headphones

    Tune in to your favorite music while tuning out harmful noise with the Peltor Digital Worktunes headphones.

  • Makita BTD144 Impact Driver

    Makita's new impact driver, the BTD144, has several useful features inspired by the company's extensive line of industrial drivers.

  • Arcus Contoured Masonry Blade

    Thanks to its unique saucerlike shape, the 7-inch Contoured Masonry Blade by Arcus can cut arcs with a radius as small as 15 inches.

  • OtterBox Defender Series Phone Case

    Protect your cell phone on the job site with a Defender Series case from OtterBox.

  • Crawler CR01 Scaffold-Moving Device

    With the Crawler CR01 scaffold-moving device, you can turn almost any scaffold with casters into a motorized unit.

  • Tool Test: 10-Inch Tile Saws

    We lined up seven wet saws representing six brands and tested them mostly on tough porcelain tiles, making cuts up to 7/8 inch thick. We used identical, high-quality porcelain blades to take blade performance out of the equation and focused on cut quality and accuracy, the precision of the moving...

  • Cutting Edge: New Tool Update

    Since our last new tool report in fall 2008, companies have been busier than ever cranking out the latest and greatest. Why all the focus on new products now, with the building economy at a near standstill and the pool of buyers arguably diminished? Some of the projects coming to fruition started...

  • Pearl Abrasive DTL10HPXL Porcelain Blade

    Cutting through porcelain can be a challenge, and sometimes it takes a special blade to do the work quickly and cleanly.

  • MBright Tools iVac Switch Box

    With MBright Tools' iVac Switch Box, any old shop vacuum or small dust collector can be used as a tool-triggered system.

  • MK Diamond TX3 Tile Saw

    Most tile saws pump water out of a large pan to cool their cuts, which can cause a lot of overspray and dripping.