The Goldblatt RamRod is a unique spring-loaded hand tool that breaks brick, concrete, asphalt, tile, and other tough material. It also shears sod. At one end it has a shovel-like handle, and at the other a chuck that accepts chisel bits. It works like a giant slide hammer: When you slam the handle down, an 8-pound weight adds force to the blow. The RamRod can be used in confined spaces where it’s impractical to swing a sledge. And you can’t swing and miss, because the tip is in contact with the material during the entire blow. The tool comes with a one-inch chisel bit — but other bits are available, including a 61/2-inch chisel bit and a 1-inch spike bit. ¦ Price: $149. 877-876-7562. goldblatttool.com.