Fine-Honed Framer. Bosch says its new Daredevil Framing Blade delivers a straight cut and stays sharper longer than the competition. Key features include impact-resistant thin-kerf carbide teeth that are factory-sharpened on three sides, and an extra-hard steel plate that allegedly resists bending and is heavily slotted to promote cooling. The blade is sold in sizes from 6 1/2 inches to 8 1/4 inches and costs about $10. Bosch, 877/267-2499, boschtools.com

New Hammers. The company that reinvented the framing hammer has come out with a whole new lineup of striking tools. Each of the company's nine hammers features an angled drive face, a magnetic nail set, a side nail puller, and a side nail strike. Milled-face and smooth-face hammerheads are available in weights from 18 to 25 ounces. Handles come...

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