2014’s most innovative new products at the tool dealers’ trade show Read more
The best saws offer lots of power and long runtime. We test saws from DeWalt, Hitachi, Panasonic, and more to see how they compare. Read more
I replaced my old my old earbuds with 3M's new Peltor EARbud Noise Isolating Headphones. Read more
The MM5000 is a rugged, well-protected device, designed to stand up to jobsite conditions. Read more
The CRB7 router base, compatible with most routers, adds functionality. Using the base, a router can cut circles with diameters from 3/4 inch to 8 3/4 inches. Read more
A handy way to make precise scribe lines. A standard round #2 pencil threads through the center of the scribe, and a 3-inch ruler is printed along one side for quick measurements. Read more
Designed to reduce arm fatigue, the FatMax's rubber grip and two-part construction help create shock absorption. Read more
Reciprocating saw blades aren’t known for their longevity. Diablo is looking to change that perception with its Demo Demon carbide-tipped reciprocating saw blades. Read more
This shingle remover’s replaceable, notched blade gets under shingles and also pulls up nails, and the tool's fiberglass handle won’t warp or swell, like a wooden one might. Read more
DeWalt’s new 20-volt cordless oscillating tool has a brushless motor that provides 57% more runtime than standard brushless motors. Read more
Whether it’s a fussy set-screw or swapping out the battery on your cell phone, General Tool’s 8-in-1 LED Precision Screwdriver is great for small tasks in low-light work areas. Read more
The Tabletop Systainer can store your gear and double as a small multi-purpose work table. Read more
These gloves are made with capacitive material at the tips of the index finger, middle finger, and thumb so you can use your mobile device while keeping your hands warm and protected. Read more
Makita’s Impact Gold Bits are designed to handle the stresses of high-torque impact drivers. Read more
Rockwell’s 4 1/2-inch Compact Circular Saw won’t likely be your primary framing saw, but it should make quick work of trim and other smaller cuts. Read more
The unit consists of a tray, two drawers, and a top handle, so you can store small items like fasteners and hardware. Read more
Ryobi has recently expanded its One+ 18 Volt system to include the P320 Cordless Brad Nailer. Read more
Ergodyne’s retractable tool lanyards help prevent tools from falling from a ladder or a roof, while still allowing you to work comfortably. Read more
After growing frustrated with traditional miter clamps, Jim Chestnut added convenience to his carpentry routine by creating the clam clamp. Read more
This clamp system offers a lot of versatility. Each clamp has 500 pounds of holding power, 60% more than similar clamps, according to the manufacturer. Read more
Contributing editor Tim Uhler torments the Grundens Neptune and Helly Hansen's...
How do the Milwaukee and DeWalt reciprocating saws match up?
After testing the Milwaukee Fuel Sawzall, a small crew of framers in the Pacific...