Other stories by Michael Springer

  • Micjosco Ceiling Saver Platform

    Increase your work area — and safety — in attics without floorboards by using The Ceiling Saver by Micjosco.

  • Hilti PR26 Green Laser Level

    According to Hilti, the new PR26 self-leveling rotating laser level's green beam is easier to see than the standard red.

  • ReechCraft Bronco All-Terrain Scaffolding System

    Setting up scaffolding on uneven ground can be nearly impossible, but ReechCraft's Bronco All-Terrain Scaffolding System is made for the challenge.

  • 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...