Hand Tools

If Arm Wrestling Becomes an Olympic Sport
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If Arm Wrestling Becomes an Olympic Sport

The manual rock drill might be a thing of the past, but the connection between... Read more

A Close Look at Two Chalk Lines
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A Close Look at Two Chalk Lines

Framer and JLC contributing editor Tim Uhler put two Milwaukee chalk lines through... Read more

Kill the Wood for a Better Joint
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Kill the Wood for a Better Joint

In this video you’ll learn two quick and easy tips for better-fitting joints,... Read more

Sharpen Knives and Chisels Fast
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Sharpen Knives and Chisels Fast

Here’s how to maintain a sharp edge with two wheels, a bench grinder and a minute... Read more

Klein Tools Meter Recall
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Klein Tools Meter Recall

Certain digital clamp meters are being recalled by Klein Tools due to shock and... Read more

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Field Tested: Stabila LAX300 Laser
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Field Tested: Stabila LAX300 Laser

After testing several laser levels over the years, Tim Uhler gives the Stabila... Read more

A Versatile Jobsite Leveling Tool
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A Versatile Jobsite Leveling Tool

The WinBag hand-operated inflatable air cushion replaces shims and wedges in a... Read more

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Versatile Headlamps and Handheld Lighting from Klein Tools
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Versatile Headlamps and Handheld Lighting from Klein Tools

Klein Tool's new illumination line includes the right light for any task. Read more

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Tradesmen's Favorite Hand Tools - Updated
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Tradesmen's Favorite Hand Tools - Updated

Here’s what 1507 tradesmen told us about their preferred brands of 6 common tools. Read more

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New Nut Drivers From Klein
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New Nut Drivers From Klein

As a tool category, nut drivers may not be burning with innovation, but Klein has... Read more

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Review: A Soft-Toe Wedge Boot From Keen Utility

Wedge boots might be most popular with ironworkers, but they are a good fit for...

Field Tested: Festool CT SYS HEPA Vac

Unlike your typical R2D2- or BB-8-like roll-around dust extractor, the CT SYS is...

The Makita Cordless Impact Wrench

Custom homebuilder and mechanic Robert Courtney calls the Makita XWTO8Z a "beast"...

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