Framing

Hammer vs. Rigging Axe
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Hammer vs. Rigging Axe

Will Holladay recently sent us an excerpt from his latest work, Reflections From... More

New Hammers From Fiskars
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New Hammers From Fiskars

Fiskars has been making high-quality hand tools for more than 20 years; now it has... More

Improved Strait-Line Chalk Box
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Improved Strait-Line Chalk Box

Irwin introduces an amped-up version of its speedy Mach 6 chalk line. More

Paslode 21-Degree Framing Nailer
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Paslode 21-Degree Framing Nailer

Features include a top-loading magazine, a dry-fire lockout, and a belt hook. More

The Mother of All Tool Stories
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The Mother of All Tool Stories

25 favorites from the outgoing editor.  More

Insane Japanese Carpentry
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Insane Japanese Carpentry

Tools and techniques differ by country but are especially different in Japan. More

An Amazing Collection of Framing Hammers
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An Amazing Collection of Framing Hammers

One look at the 204 hammers in Chaz Arthur’s collection and you’ll know he doesn’t... More

Paslode F350-P Framing Nailer
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Paslode F350-P Framing Nailer

Long known for tools that drive paper-collated fasteners, Paslode now makes a 21-... More

Essential Tools for the Framing Site
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Essential Tools for the Framing Site

Some tools are personal. Some tools are infrastructure. You need both to complete... More

Tested: Paslode F325R Compact Framing Nailer
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Tested: Paslode F325R Compact Framing Nailer

Aimed at the remodeler, this is the smallest lightest standard-pressure framer you... More

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