Safety / Workwear

A Face Shield Fit for Darth Vader
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A Face Shield Fit for Darth Vader

Smaller and lighter than traditional face shields, the Vader Combo from Brass... More

A Self-Retracting Lifeline
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A Self-Retracting Lifeline

MSA's Latchways self-retracting lanyard comes in two cable lengths and with some... More

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Gargoyles Safety Glasses Gargoyles Safety Glasses

After months of testing, a framer from the Northwest shares his views on the Shifter, Vortex, Shield, and Rampart safety glasses from Gargoyles. Are they worth the money? More

Plugfones: Wireless Earplugs With Audio
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Plugfones: Wireless Earplugs With Audio

This NRR 25 hearing protection lets you listen to music or podcasts while you work. More

Three Work Gloves Reviewed
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Three Work Gloves Reviewed

A framing carpenter takes a look at HexArmor warm- and cold-weather work gloves... More

A Dust Mask That You Won’t Hate Wearing
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A Dust Mask That You Won’t Hate Wearing

The GVS Elipse P100 half mask is lightweight and comfortable, and it won’t... More

Danner Crafter 6" Brown NMT
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Danner Crafter 6" Brown NMT

While forming foundations and framing houses, contributing editor Tim Uhler tested... More

Headphones for the Jobsite
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Headphones for the Jobsite

ToughTested’s so-called jobsite headphones control noise and include a mic for... More

A Trip to the Toolbelt Factory
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A Trip to the Toolbelt Factory

At a small plant in Sonoma County, Calif., Occidental Leather produces the best... More

A Hiker-Style Boot From Oliver
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A Hiker-Style Boot From Oliver

Contributing editor Tim Uhler tested out the Oliver Mid Industrial Hiker, a vented... More

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Tool Tests

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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