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Written by Chris     April 10, 2014     1   1   0
Tape-Ease is a new product that wants to eliminate the problem of your tape measure coming unhooked when you are trying to measure the lengths of jobsite materials. It is a rubber grip that slips onto your existing tape measure and gives it more hooking power.
Written by Chris     February 06, 2014     0   1   0
Let's face it, not all contractors are technology wizards, which might prevent them from using tools that could be beneficial their business. In an effort to bring useful technology to everyone, Milwaukee has come out with new laser distance measurers that they say are the easiest to use in their class.
Ridgid LM-400
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Written by Chris     January 13, 2014     0   2   0
Ridgid has announced that they are coming out with a new LM-400 Advanced Laser Measurer that uses Bluetooth technology to transmit measurements directly your smartphone or tablet. Using their free app you can add the measurements directly to a photo or create a floor plan.
Woodpeckers Paolini Pocket Rule
Written by Chris     March 13, 2013     1   1   0
As Gary pointed out the other day in his Quick Tip, a simple ruler can come in really handy on the jobsite and you probably have an old one from a combination square lying around somewhere. But is the Paolini Pocket Rule from Woodpeckers better solution?
Stanley PowerLock 50th Anniversary Limited Edition
Written by Chris     March 08, 2013     0   1   0
Stanley Tools is celebrating the 50th anniversary of what is probably the most popular tape measure in the US, the Stanley PowerLock. To commemorate the anniversary, Stanley will be releasing a series of five limited edition tape measurers.
6-ruler layout
Written by Gary     March 07, 2013     0   3   0
As a finish carpenter, I have an apron pocket assigned for a small combination square. (In addition to whatever else finds its way in that pocket) But I notice that after tightening the ruler in the base over and over again, inevitably the day comes when the ruler no longer tightens in the base and it's time for a new combo square. So it was that as I was digging around in my tool box, I found a couple of loose steel rulers. Now I'm not one to throw something out if it has a purpose, but what can...
Johnson Billet Torpedo Levels
Written by Chris     February 13, 2013     0   1   0
Johnson has come out with a couple of new torpedo levels designed to meet the specific needs of tradesmen. These 6-inch and 9-inch levels are not your typical plastic torpedo levels but instead are machined out of solid aluminum and offer other professional features.
Johnson Carbonized Bamboo T-Bevel (1926-1000)
Written by Chris     February 04, 2013     0   4   0
A couple of years ago Johnson Level first introduced their bamboo levels. Bamboo is advantageous to use for a number of reasons including strength and sustainability, so is it any wonder that they have decided to introduce a line of T-Bevels and Try-Squares that use the fast growing grass?
Multi-Mark™ - One tool does it all!
Written by Chris     August 06, 2012     1   0   0
Kreg has come out with a new layout tool that just might be good enough to replace your combination square for good. Why? Everything I use my combination square for the Kreg Multi-Mark can do, but it can also do so much more.
Written by Chris     March 13, 2012     0   1   0
Bosch currently has five different laser distance measurers on the market today, so you would think that they have every customer covered throughout their range. But the original DLR165K is no longer available and it looks like Bosch is going to fill that gap with the new smaller GLM 50 that made its way to us from across the pond.
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