Layout Tools

FatMax Auto-Locking Tape
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FatMax Auto-Locking Tape

Stanley has recently released new auto-locking versions of its well-known FatMax... More

Seen at JLC Live: The Mosley Infinity Level
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Seen at JLC Live: The Mosley Infinity Level

This modular level extends to any length, can be assembled as a square or T-square... More

The Case of the Chappell Universal Square
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The Case of the Chappell Universal Square

With a Chappell square, a carpenter can lay out just about any kind of roof, in... More

Premium Carpenter Pencils
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Premium Carpenter Pencils

These unusual pencils from FastCap and CH Hanson beat the heck out of the junky... More

Leica L2G+ Green Beam Laser
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Leica L2G+ Green Beam Laser

Greater range and better visibility in a small package. More

The Gecko Gauge
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The Gecko Gauge

This tool makes it faster and easier to install siding and won’t mar prefinished... More

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If Clamp Meters Could Speak

The Fluke 325 and Klein CL2000 beg to disagree. More

Spectra Precision LT56 Three-Line Laser
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Spectra Precision LT56 Three-Line Laser

The layout tool can survive a 3-foot drop, and its battery provides up to 50 hours... More

Hilti PR 2-HS Rotating Laser
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Hilti PR 2-HS Rotating Laser

A shock-absorbing casing helps the laser withstand being dropped from standard... More

Leica Disto E7100i Laser
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Leica Disto E7100i Laser

The laser tool measures and records dimensions, then sends them to your cell phone... More

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Tool Tests

Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Driver

Did adding a third anvil increase driving speed, beats per minute, and torque, all...

Field Tested: The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

Mark Martinez, the inventor of the Stiletto TiBone, has a new hammer out, and as...

Ryobi P305 18v Cordless Hot Glue Gun

Contributor Brian Way provides an unbiased review on a cordless glue gun from...

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