Other stories by Tim%20Uhler

  • 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.

  • Two Fisted Fleece Jacket

    A few weeks back I wrote about Blaklader work pants, but I've also been wearing the company's Two Fisted Fleece Jacket. I prefer it to the regular fleece I used to wear because it's resistant to wind and water, and has a number of construction-specific features designed into it...

  • Max Rebar Tier

    My crew recently formed and poured the foundation for a 4,200 square foot custom home we would later be framing. It was larger than the homes we normally build - the perfect opportunity to try out a tool I had seen at the JLC LIVE tradeshow...

  • Senco Joistpro Metal Connector Nailers

    My crew and I used to hand-nail framing hardware, but as codes changed and we had to install more and more of the stuff, it became impractical to nail by hand.