Stuff We Love: Hand Tools That Really Help Out

This week's edition of Stuff We Love spotlights four tools that pros are going to want to have on hand at all times.

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Stuff We Love: Hand Tools

On this week's edition of Stuff We Love, Marty Dyck get his hands on four tools with a variety of applications and uses. They include a couple of sturdy and dependable re-designed welding pliers, a nifty window trimming tool, and a small but powerful pull saw.

To find out what Marty loves about these tool bags, watch the video below. To learn more about each individual product and find out where you can buy them online, keep reading.

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A couple of clamps

These two tools from Irwin are built to lock things in place and keep them there for as long as you need. Both are updated versions of Irwin's classic Vise-Grip tool line, featuring re-designed grips and large hex key adjusting screws so you can control the amount of pressure the tool is clamping with.

Check out the Irwin Vise-Grip Welding Pliers on Amazon here.

Take a look at the Irwin Vise-Grip C-Clamp Welding Pliers on Amazon here.

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An essential tool for trim carpenters

Bench Dog's Trim-Loc Casement Trim Installation Tool is something that anyone who regularly trims windows (or anything, really) should always have in their tool bag.  The Trim-Loc is both a square and a set-up tool with built-in tape measure hooks and 45-degree and 90-degree guides for quick marking. You can buy one here.

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The saw that does it all

The Roamwild Multi Pull Saw Pro is made for cutting through laminate, melamine, contiboard, PVC pipe, plywood, pine, oak, and other hardwoods- so pretty much everything. This pull saw is technically two saws in one, with a 12-inch edge for general cuts and a 6.5-inch edge for finer cuts. There's even a tack puller and hammer built into the base of the handle for convenient pounding and pulling. Next, check out some of our favorite small tools that do really big things.

Learn more about this pull saw and buy it online here.

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About Marty Dyck

Marty is a professional woodworker and the owner of Good From Wood, a custom woodworking shop located in Stillwater, MN. Specializing in unique, vintage barn doors, custom skateboards and other innovative wood products, Marty hopes to always build the piece that everyone talks about.
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