Klein, a company known for its electrician tools, just released a new full-featured pair of strippers that are made in the U.S. The model 11054 cutters can handle 8-16 AWG solid wire and 10-18 AWG stranded wire. The nose of the tool has markings on both sides for quick reference, and the curved handles are easy to use in tight spaces. There are holes for cutting screws as well as for looping and bending wire. The tool is spring-loaded in the open position, but has a closure lock for storage. ¦ Price: $18. 847-821-5500. kleintools.com.