More stories about Stanley-Bostitch

  • A New Way to Set Up a Twin Blade Utility Knife

    Instead of using one regular and one hooked blade, what if you loaded the tool with something that didn't actually cut?

  • Tools Up Close: Two Fuel-Powered Framers

    Early this year, Tools of the Trade sent me the newest models from Paslode and Bostitch, and this story is about my crew's experience with those guns.

  • A Deck Builder's Tool Kit

    These specialized tools boost productivity and quality.

  • Quick Hits from DeWalt, Bostitch, and Porter-Cable

    In June I was in New York City for a Stanley Black & Decker media event, during which a large number of new tools from DeWalt, Bostitch, and Porter-Cable were unveiled.

  • Summer 2011 Product Watch

  • Product Watch: A Level That Grabs

  • Product Watch: Feature-Rich Finish Gun

    Bostitch recently upgraded its 15-gauge finish nailer with an eye toward making life easier for the trim carpenter. The gun has a small, thumb-operated blowgun for clearing away dust and debris and a small battery-powered LED on the nose.

  • Tool Test: Framing Nailers

    As a framing contractor, I rely on nail guns more than almost any other tool. When I buy a framing gun I look for a model that is comfortable to handle, able to toenail well, and powerful enough to drive nails flush every time.

  • Paslode CR175C Cordless Roofing Nailer

    Last week I was at the Remodeling Show in Baltimore, where I attended a demonstration of the CR175C, a new fuel-powered roofing gun from Paslode. With so many types of nailers having gone cordless, I had been wondering if and when someone would develop a workable gun for roofing.

  • Hands-On Hand Tools

    We've carefully selected more than 50 hand tools to share with you this issue. This diverse collection of tools represents the next generation of designs, with features that will help you carry on your own legacy of quality and provide continued enjoyment in your particular trade.