Product Briefs

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    Gerber Groundbreaker Multi-Tool

    Built specifically for electricians, the Gerber Groundbreaker Multi-Tool combines six common tools into a compact 9-inch unit.

     
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    Swanson Savage Jab Saw (SVK666) two-position jab-saw blade

    The Swanson Savage Jab Saw (SVK666) is the Swiss army knife of the drywall trade.

     
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    Porter-Cable Clamp Saw

    A number of companies have released small 12-volt reciprocating saws, but the Porter-Cable Clamp Saw is the first one that actually holds onto the material for you.

     
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    Johnson Stud Squared Framer's Tape

    In addition to functioning like a standard 25-foot tape measure, the Johnson Stud Squared can assist with framing layout.

     
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    Irwin 2500 Box Beam Level

    The Irwin 2500 Box Beam Level has an unusual feature that makes it easier to use: a mirror that allows you to read the plumb vial from the edge of the tool (for those times when it's hard to look from the side).

     
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    Channellock 13-in-1 multi-tip screwdriver

    Channellock's 13-in-1 multi-tip screwdriver packs a lot of function into one small tool.

     
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    Hart steel-handled framing hammer

    Hart's new steel-handled framing hammer has features that could be useful to any carpenter: a magnetized nail slot at the top of the striking face, a hole through the head that can be used as a rebar bender, and a nail puller at the side of the head for pulling stubborn nails.

     
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    New DeWalt Saws

    DeWalt recently introduced three new saws, a compact corded recip saw, a corded circular saw, and a mini cordless recip saw with a folding handle...

     
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    Bosch Stop Bits

    The most common way to set a depth on a masonry bit is to wrap a piece of tape around the shaft of the bit.

     
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    Knaack Field Station

    Think of the new Knaack Field Station as a mobile command center, with everything you need for a job-site office, including adjustable shelves, a plan table, and places to mount bins and a work light.

     
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    ARE Truck Cap

    ARE's RT series truck cap is extra tall, providing plenty of room for lumber, tools, and materials.

     
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    Trambed Truck Storage Solution

    A truck cap keeps tools dry but can make it harder to get at them. The TramBed provides complete access to the cargo space in your pickup.

     
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    Truck-Bed LED lights

    Blindly rummaging around in the back of your truck on a dark winter morning is a lousy way to start the day.

     
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    Amana Carbide-Tipped Countersinks

    Amana recently released the first carbide-tipped countersinks. Because they're made with such a durable material, they keep a nice sharp edge and are tough enough to drill into hardwoods.

     
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    Caulk Warmer

    Trying to squeeze cold construction adhesive out of a caulking tube can be like trying to push a cinder block through a keyhole.

     
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    Swift Hitch BackUp Camera

    If you're one of those people who can't hitch up a trailer to save your life, you should consider the Swift Hitch.

     
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    Stanley Tools Maximum Demo Tool

    When demolition goes beyond prying (and when doesn't it?), there's the new Stanley Fubar Demolition Tool.

     
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    Electrician's Pliers from Milwaukee

    Milwaukee's new 6-in-1 Linesman Pliers are designed specifically for the electrician.

     
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    Tough Sledgehammers from Wilton

    Above all, a sledgehammer should be indestructible.

     
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    Mud Shovel from Hisco

    No, it's not a pasta strainer. The Hisco Mud Shovel has a unique perforated design that allows liquids to drain, so you're shoveling less slop and more dirt.

     
 
 
 
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