Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Finish Nailer Reviews

When talking about finish nailer reviews you have a wide assortment of models. These nailers can include small pinners and brad nailers or even larger finish models for holding in crown or base molding. Our reviews take into account all of these nailer types, and we cover every manufacturers as well. Finish Nailer Reviews by the Pros Our finish nailer reviews, and our reviews of brad nailers, pinners, and staplers cover the models and manufacturers used by tradesman. We also test in all carpentry, trim, and finish applications. We look for build quality, ergonomics, ease of use, weight, firing consistency, and more. Most of all, we carefully test and compare each tool against the competition. We also use the materials and fasteners that enable it to function in a variety of uses. Because of our trade-focused methods, our reviews give you a better feel for using the tool in the field.

Milwaukee M18 Fuel 15-Gauge Finish Nailer Video Review

Milwaukee’s 15-Gauge Finish Nailer got a big upgrade with the 2839 model. Improved visibility, design, and a new nitrogen air spring drive system are just a few things we’ve noticed that make the upgrade worth it. The shop’s under construction, but Kenny’s at his traveling desk to tell you more about the nailer that’s just […]

Review9.6(out of 10)

Ryobi Cordless Narrow Crown Stapler Review | P361

A rock solid tool with a price that wont break the bank Could you benefit from a battery-powered narrow crown stapler? We got our hands on the Ryobi 18V cordless narrow crown stapler (P361) to see if it might make for a good investment. At first glance, it looks like an affordable solution for DIYers […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Ryobi P321 Brand Nailer

Ryobi Cordless 18 Gauge Brad Nailer Review | P321

Ryobi Improves Its Cordless Brad Nailer with an Updated Model Out of the five Ryobi nailers and staplers I have bought, the one I reach for most often is my Ryobi Cordless 18 Gauge Brad Nailer. Ryobi refreshed many of their cordless nailers, including the handy Ryobi P326 16ga nailer as well as their narrow […]

Ryobi Narrow Crown Stapler

How to Use a Narrow Crown Stapler and Why

Do you need a narrow crown stapler? What is a narrow crown stapler and how do you use it? Are there wider crown staplers? Which narrow crown stapler should you buy? If you have questions about these handy carpentry tools, we have answers! What is a Narrow Crown Stapler and Do You Need One? If […]

Review9.1(out of 10)
Ryobi Cordless Nailer

Ryobi P326 16 GA Finish Nailer Review

Ryobi updates their 18V Cordless Finish Nailer Driving 16 to 15 gauge nails between 0.75-inch to 2.5-inch, finish nailers are extremely useful on the jobsite or around the house. They are great at installing door casings, crown molding, window sills, and other carpentry jobs where strength is important. We use brad nailers for trim that […]

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Best Nail Gun for Anyone in 2021

When you ask who makes the best tools, the answers vary. It’s a long-held belief around here that the manufacturer with the best cordless drill doesn’t necessarily make the best miter saw. The same can be said for each type of nailer. In fact, the best nail gun in the various categories and styles we […]

DeWalt 20V Cordless Strap Nailer

Pneumatic vs Cordless Nailers: What’s the Best Choice?

We’ve been reviewing cordless finish nailers for many years now. In fact, many products are in their second or even third generation of tools. Still, should you jump in and pick up one of these battery-powered nailers? In an effort to keep you from spending your hard-earned money on something that sounds too good to […]

Arrow Brad Nailer

Arrow PT18G Pneumatic Brad Nailer

Arrow PT18G Takes Care of Your Light Work For small trim and interior molding work, the Arrow Pneumatic Brad Nailer looks promising. It’s light and durable, and it has those key features to make you more productive. Arrow PT18G Key Features The Arrow PT18G features a rubber non-marring tip to help keep your work surfaces […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Metabo HPT 18ga Narrow Crown Stapler

Metabo HPT N3804A5 18ga Narrow Crown Stapler Review

The Metabo HPT 18ga Narrow Crown Stapler (N3804A5) is technically a new tool but it’s backed up by the fine pedigree of Hitachi nailers. We use this kind of stapler to install soffits where a brad nail would pass through the material completely. Of course, there are many woodworking, production work, and upholstery applications, too. […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
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DeWalt DWFP2350K 23-gauge Pin Nailer Review

The DeWalt DWFP2350K 23-gauge pin nailer is an exceptionally well-designed pinner that easily installs finer workpieces while eliminating the need to fill nail holes. It’s also great for attaching small trim pieces and reducing the amount of touchup required before painting. I’ve put the finishing touches on several projects with it and found it easy […]