Roofing

Senco RoofPro 445XP
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Senco RoofPro 445XP

Senco’s new 445XP Roofing Gun is designed to drive nails quickly and take a beating. More

Razorback Shingle Remover
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Razorback Shingle Remover

This shingle remover’s replaceable, notched blade gets under shingles and also... More

Bullet Tools EZ Shear
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Bullet Tools EZ Shear

The SST 26 can cleave a saw-quality cut through siding materials up to 1-18 inches... More

SBC Cedar-Shingle Installation Tool
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SBC Cedar-Shingle Installation Tool

A fully adjustable system specifically designed for making shingle ledgers More

Air-Powered Shingle Cutter
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Air-Powered Shingle Cutter

Making crisp, straight cuts in asphalt shingles with a utility knife can be tricky... More

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Oversize Saws

Several years back I read a story about gang cutting rafters – so I started doing it on my framing jobs. Gang cutting means setting all your rafters on edge on racks and using specialized saws such as... More

2012 Editors' Choice Awards
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2012 Editors' Choice Awards

Innovation, invention, and refinements that improve the way we work More

Tools Up Close: Paslode Fuel-Powered Roofing Nailer
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Tools Up Close: Paslode Fuel-Powered Roofing Nailer

The CR175C roofing nailer will be familiar to anyone who has ever used Paslode's... More

Paslode CR175C Cordless Roofing Nailer
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Paslode CR175C Cordless Roofing Nailer

Last week I was at the Remodeling Show in Baltimore, where I attended a... More

Lightweight Air Compressors
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Lightweight Air Compressors

My life changed 30 years ago when my boss showed up on our jobsite with a used 2-... More

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DeWalt Cordless FlexVolt Recip Saw

After testing the Milwaukee Fuel Sawzall, a small crew of framers in the Pacific...

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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