Hand Tools

How to Cut and Bend Flashing
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How to Cut and Bend Flashing

Here's the best method for getting a factory-quality cut on even the widest coil... More

The Hammer Just Got Way Better
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The Hammer Just Got Way Better

Mark Martinez, the inventor of the all-titanium hammer, has come out with his next... More

A Lightweight Hammer Tacker
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A Lightweight Hammer Tacker

The new DeWalt carbon fiber composite hammer tacker intends to reduce fatigue and... More

A Smoother Fishtape
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A Smoother Fishtape

Southwire Tools' SIMpul tapes are composed of a spiral extruded polymer, making... More

Estwing AL-Pro Hammer
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Estwing AL-Pro Hammer

Estwing is about to introduce a new multi-piece hammer with a steel claw and... More

Last Minute Gift Ideas
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Last Minute Gift Ideas

Tools of the Trade and JLC contributor Matt Risinger puts out a holiday... More

How Fast Can You Pound a Nail?
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How Fast Can You Pound a Nail?

You’d be surprised how stuffing your mouth full of nails can improve your efficiency. More

A Wrench for Tight Spaces
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A Wrench for Tight Spaces

Milwaukee's 8-inch wide-jaw adjustable wrench offers increased capacity where... More

7 Cool and Unusual Tools From the 2016 STAFDA Show
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7 Cool and Unusual Tools From the 2016 STAFDA Show

Darth Vader’s face shield, strange hammers, and an $11,000 tool support. More

The Ultimate Prybar
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The Ultimate Prybar

The new Form Lifter DWHT55051 from DeWalt is relatively lightweight and... More

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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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