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  1. Hello there, first time poster here. I just wanted to get a feel of what you would recommend I pack with me to the job each day. I know the basics: tape, square hammer, etc. but I do commercial carpentry and frequently will carpool in company trucks. I’ve been criticized by co workers before for bringing so many hand tools to the site (3+ portable tool bags and/or boxes) but nearly everyday our site won’t have things like a sharpies, vise grips, nail set, wire cutters, a level, etc. so I’ve frequently tried to come over prepared. We might do everything from Sheetrock to chipping c
  2. What tool should I use to cut metal roofing? want a only power tool.
  3. Hi I'm a Product Design Student at a Uni in the south of England. One of our projects is to design an ergonomic screwdriver handle. My question to you is what is the best material for a screwdriver handle and why? Thanks, I look forward to hearing from you.
  4. I work as an electrician and one of our apprentices showed up at the job with this pair of diagonal cutters. The neck is long and there is a steep angle to the diagonal cutting head. We have found it to be very useful in removing nails and wire staples due to the length of the neck and diagonal head. Unfortunately, the cutting jaws of this tool are damaged. I asked the apprentice where he got them and he said he picked them up at a local swap meet. From the look of the tool, they are quite old and we were not able to find any identifying logos, names or numbers. Doe
  5. Hi! So, I came across some unusual hand tools that were beautiful, but I have no idea what theyre for:D Any help is greatly appreciated:D
  6. Please do not post any of your old tools this is used for you to see what my grandfather used when he was in the field
  7. Is craftsman the best hand to Brand? I am thinking about buying all new hand tools and some people are telling me to buy craftsman only because they are American made but they are not the best. Others are telling me they are the best. Please help me buy telling me what hand tools are better than others. Thank you in advance.
  8. Hey everyone. Since you have shown us so much support here we wanted to give you guys a heads-up that there are some great deals on our popular hand-tools. Valid through September 22 at 9AM CT, Woot will have special pricing on some of our most popular items. We wanted to make sure you all had a chance to take advantage of these low, low prices, and get anything you may have been needing! Check these deals out at the link below, and if you have any product questions, don't hesitate to ask me! http://tools.woot.com/plus/astro-pne...s?ref=cnt_wp_3
  9. While looking around for some locking pliers that were not made in China I came across Rennstieg tools. they look like they have an interesting line up. They do have locking pliers that are made in Germany, I could not find them on their website, they can be found on page 28 of their catalog. They do have an interesting take on water pump pliers.
  10. I am just starting to get into woodworking. Anyone recommend what hand tools i need to get started? Thanks in advance.
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