Hardcore Hammers, a relatively new company, recently got in touch with me about a unique framing hammer. To me, there's no better inventor than a guy who has created a solution to a problem based on...
There’s no hole to drill, PLUS all you need is one tool to install it. It’s a one handed process with 3 simple steps: drive the bolt most of the way in with your drill, put the nut on hand tight, and drive the bolt home.
MikeGuertin, editorial advisor | March 11th, 20111 comment
Well known for their hidden decking fasteners, Tiger Claw offers the Tiger Claw Installation Gun. It's a metal connector style nailer with a specially designed nosepiece that grooved board fasteners clip onto.
MikeGuertin, editorial advisor | March 10th, 20111 comment
I’ve just about given up installing hidden fasteners by hand. Now I use a semi-automatic or automatic pneumatic tools to mount grooved decking fasteners or specially designed fasteners. It’s a fast-changing part of the deck business and one to keep your eyes on.
JFink, Senior Editor | February 4th, 20112 comments
I get email newletters from several tool manufacturers and retailers in my inbox each week. In some ways it's like a gambling addict working behind the counter at a lottery store, and I end up buying...