New Technology: Pipe tools that you probably didn’t know existed

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Here are some of the latest pipe tools from Rothenberger. We had no idea that most of these existed.

Multi-tools. Some are garbage, some are awesome. These are all awesome

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There is always a glut of multi-tools on the market. Here are 5 that we think are pretty extraordinary. My personal favorite is the Lever Gear toolcard. Check them out.

Review: Field Tested – The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

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There is a lot of debate about titanium hammers versus steel hammers and the debate has been going on for a few years now. The questions all address whether titanium hammers are worth the cost, which is sometimes 4-5 times more than a steel hammer, and do they REALLY prevent injuries. If you are a fan of titanium, here is a recent review after a field test.  Mark Martinez, the original inventor of the Stiletto TiBone hammer, recently released his newest invention: the Martinez Tools M1 Titanium handle hammer.The M1 has a titanium handle and a replaceable steel head.

If you are thinking about switching over to titanium, read a detailed review here before you drop over $200 on a hammer.

How to Choose and Use a Hammer – This Old House

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Understanding the differences among choices for the carpenter’s favorite with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva

Anybody In San Diego Using Pre-Cut Framing Packages?

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In the example shown, the traditional job takes two framers 8:57 long while the pre-framed job is one framer and 5:25 long.

Top 10 Cordless Drills for 2017

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Want To Buy The Best Cordless Drill In 2017? Here are 10 reviews. If you like one, go directly to the Youtube page and it has links to the individual drills on Amazon.