Spring 2016 Table of Contents

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Dust Collecting HEPA Vacuums Tool Test Dust Collecting HEPA Vacuums

Six tool-triggered HEPA vacs rated for use on jobs where lead-paint rules apply Read more

Milwaukee M18 Trueview LED Flood and Stand Light Milwaukee M18 Trueview LED Flood and Stand Light

Compact, portable, and powerful, these two cordless LEDs also deliver good quality color of light. Read more

The Coffeeboxx is Built for Builders The Coffeeboxx is Built for Builders

Oxx's Coffeeboxx was designed with some key features that make it suitable for construction sites, the least of which is its durability. Read more

A New Spin on Wearable Floor Protection A New Spin on Wearable Floor Protection

Trimaco’s E-Z Guard shoe dispenser system provides a layer of protection between the boot sole and the floor. All you have to do is step, pull, and tear. Read more

Fit Testing for Hearing Protection Fit Testing for Hearing Protection

3M's new E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System measures each person’s unique level of protection so you can choose hearing protection properly sized for your ears. Read more

High Impact Gloves Protect Your Fingers High Impact Gloves Protect Your Fingers

Crude Hands smartskin impact gloves provide better impact protection than TPR gloves thanks to its patented D30 technology. Read more

Field Tested: Dewalt DCN660 Finish Nailer Field Tested: Dewalt DCN660 Finish Nailer

Two finish carpenters give DeWalt's new16 gauge finish nailer a whack at a prominent place in their tool cache. Thousands of nails later, the gun pleasantly surprised them. Read more

Field Tested: Paslode’s Cordless XP Framing Nailer Field Tested: Paslode’s Cordless XP Framing Nailer

The new framing nailer from Paslode has some new features, and gets put to the test alongside the DeWalt. Read more

Field Tested: Metabo’s 18 Volt LiHD Impact Wrench Field Tested: Metabo’s 18 Volt LiHD Impact Wrench

A custom home builder and auto mechanic puts the impact wrench to the test. Here's how it did... Read more

The Bosch JS120BN Cordless Jigsaw The Bosch JS120BN Cordless Jigsaw

 Tool review from the jobsite: A veteran builder in upstate New York puts the new saw through the paces. Did it perform as well as one would expect? Read more

Is the Construction Master Plus EZ Easy to Use? Is the Construction Master Plus EZ Easy to Use?

Framing contractor Eric McDonald spent some time with the Construction Master Plus EZ to see if the tool lives up to its name. Read more

Tool Tests

Three European-Style Work Pants Reviewed

If you haven't considered wearing European-style construction pants before, Tim...

Festool ETS EC 125/3EQ

After months of testing Festool's new ETS EC 125 sander, finish foreman and...

DeWalt 12” Cordless Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Contributing editor and custom home builder Robert Courtney tested the DHS79 over...

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