Other stories by Tim%20Uhler

  • Wobble Light Work Lights

    There is no such thing as too much light on the jobsite.

  • DeWalt and Makita Jobsite Radios

    Recently, my crew and received updated versions of the DeWalt and Makita radios we tested a few years back. Here’s how they performed on the framing site.

  • Max X-Line Air Hose and Lifeline

    The Max X-Line eliminates a tripping hazard by functioning as both an air hose and a safety line.

  • Skil Mag77LT Saw

    This spring Skil released an upgraded wormdrive saw that the company says is 4 pounds lighter than the very popular SHD77.

  • Max RB397 Rebar Tier

    The grapple-like jaws of this cordless tool tie rebar so fast you can barely see it happen.

  • Keen Work Boots

    Tools of the Trade called and asked if I’d be interested in reviewing some work boots from Keen. I was sent a list of boots from their Industrial Line, and I ordered a couple of pairs each.

  • Milwaukee Cordless Caulk and Adhesive Gun

    My crew recently switched from a pneumatic caulking gun to an M12 battery-powered model from Milwaukee.

  • Lightweight Framing Nailers

    These sub 8-pound nail guns are comfortable to use and surprisingly powerful.

  • Skil Mag77LT

    Skil recently announced a new wormdrive saw that they say is 4 pounds lighter than their Mag77. That grabbed my attention because the Mag77 is one of the lightest inline saw around .

  • Framer's Everyday Carry

    It’s not easy to earn a place in my tool bags. Here are 11 tools that make the cut.