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  • Makita BHR202 SDS-Plus Cordless Rotary Hammer

    Powered by an 18-volt lithium-ion battery, Makita's BHR202 SDS-Plus cordless rotary hammer is rated for making 15/16-inch holes in concrete.

  • Praxis Router Templates

    Outside of a few drywall contractors, I've met few people who could accurately guide a drywall router freehand.

  • FastCap Pocket Chisel

    FastCaps' Pocket Chisel is protected by its own folding handle and is tough enough — according to the maker — to withstand hammer blows.

  • DeWalt Track Saws

    DeWalt's new Track Saws make it a lot easier to break down sheets of cabinet plywood or MDF.

  • Dremel Multi-Max

    I've never met a carpenter who didn't like his Fein MultiMaster, but I've met plenty who think Fein's prices — especially for accessories — are a little steep.

  • Pacific Laser Systems PLS5 Point-To-Point Laser

    The self-leveling PLS5 point-to-point laser has been updated.

  • Ridgid OL50145MW Air Compressor

    At roughly the size and capacity of a large twin stack but easier to move, Ridgid's OL50145MW 5-Gallon Mini Wheelbarrow Air Compressor features a cast-iron cylinder, an oil-lube pump, a 10-inch flat-free tire, a ball-valve tank drain, a protective roll cage, and two quick couplers.

  • Bosch PS30 Compact Driver/Drill

    The two-speed PS30 Compact Driver/Drill from Bosch delivers 220 inch-pounds of torque and 1,100 rpm — but weighs a mere 2 1/2 pounds.

  • John Stortz and Son 371-B Tinner's Hammer

    Speed up your metalwork with a 371-B tinner's hammer from Stortz.

  • Vaughan Mfg. V5 Steel-Handle Hammer

    If your brand of contracting entails building wood forms, check out Vaughan's V5 steel-handle hammer.