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All posts tagged Hand Tools

Stanley 20 oz. FatMax AntiVibe Rip Claw Hammer 51944

September 3, 2012

Claw Hammer 101 A claw hammer is an item of necessity in every American household, but if you are looking to do actual daily wood work with your hammer, including Do-It-Yourself projects here are a couple of tips for picking a great hammer out. When looking at claw hammers a 20 ounce model with a ...

CH Hanson 45 True Folding Layout Square 00045

September 3, 2012

Layout Square Functions A layout square is made in a triangular-shaped fashion and is used as a measuring tool specifically for producing square marks or angles on wood. Layout squares are available in two sizes, the 6 inch model, which is generally the most popular, and the 12-inch model. The layout square is designed to complete ...

Make a Fire Pit in Your Backyard For Summer: Part One

August 8, 2012

Roasting marshmellows and camping out with the kids is all a part of summer traditions. But how cool would it be if this year you could do all of this right in your backyard! Here is a step by step instruction of how to make a fire pit with firebrick, a concrete cap, and pea ...

Stiletto 5-Piece TiBone Combo Kit

August 6, 2012

This hammer is a pleasurable working experience, especially if you are a seasoned veteran who experiences the occasional joint discomfort associated with years of hard hitting hammer blows. Even for the less chronically injured, this tool offers sanctuary from the abuse caused by using heavy hammers.  Why? Because the Stiletto 5-Piece TiBone Combo Kit offers some of ...

Klein Metric Wire Stripper/Cutter for Stranded Wire 1011M

July 26, 2012

Klein Tool was established in America in the late 1800’s and continues to manufacture their quality tools right here in America where they were they have continued a legacy of over a hundred years of hand tool success. Who else can offer over a century of knowledge on the hand tool industry? Very few, to ...

Stiletto 14 oz. Mini Ti Bone Hammer TBM14RMS

July 17, 2012

Stiletto brand hammers are known to be the very best in the business for their hard hitting appeal while still delivering 10 times less recoil shock per blow. The Stiletto TBM14RMS 14 oz. Mini Ti Bone Hammer is a framer’s hammer that features a steel replaceable face and hits like a 24 ounce hammer. What this means ...

Klein Demolition Driver 602-4DD & Klein Demolition Driver 602-7DD

June 28, 2012

There is good reason Klein tools tend to last longer and stronger than any other hand tool you own in your tool box, it’s because they are simply made better. Made to take and give the abuse of a busy worksite, Klein’s new 602-4DD and 602-7DD do not disappoint, yet again. Klein introduces two new ...

KLEIN TOOLS: History

June 8, 2012

  Timing is everything and Mathias Klein had timing on his side, he began working in a time when the communication industry was like the pony express of sending a telegraph. Mathias Klein emigrated from his homeland of Germany to America, in order  to practice his trade of blacksmithing, in the booming town of Chicago’s ...

Klein Multi-Purpose Electrician’s Tool – 8-22 AWG 1001

May 31, 2012

In honor of Kleins 150th birthday celebration, we thought we would do a post on the tool that began it all for Klein Tools, the pliers. This set is Klein’s Multi-Purpose Electrician’s Tool – 8-22 AWG 1001. This 150th anniversary edition certainly is an updated tool compared to  the pair of pliers Mr. Klein produced in ...

Irwin: History

May 27, 2012

Irwin’s history began with two inspired men from Middle America who held onto the belief that they could do something extraordinary in their lifespans. Although they never met in the flesh, Charles Irwin and William Peterson were destined to have the eventual fates of their companies forever entwined into the legacy of great American tool ...