Hand Tools

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

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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

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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

Insane Joinery Illustrations
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Insane Joinery Illustrations

An account on Twitter called "The Joinery" offers more than 80 GIFs that show how... More

Flaking the Cord
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Flaking the Cord

What does sailmaker know about best practices for coiling extension cords? A heck... More

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DeWalt Cordless FlexVolt Recip Saw

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Review: M18 Rocket LED Tower Light and Charger

A new tower light from Milwaukee runs on battery, or AC power, and can charge a...

The New 10-1/4-Inch Big Foot Worm Drive Saw

A few small improvements yield a lighter, better-balanced saw than its predecessor.

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