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June 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


framing

Review9.0(out of 10)
Everwin Joist Hanger Nailer

Everwin Joist Hanger Nailer

The light and compact Everwin Joist Hanger Nailer fits in tighter spaces than its competitors and improves upon manual metal framing hardware installation by a long shot. We’re using it to construct a porch over a home’s front door by tying into the existing roof – let’s show you how it works. Pros Notably light […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Everwin Coil Framing Nailer FCN90

Everwin Coil Framing Nailer FCN90

The Everwin Coil Framing Nailer dubs itself the most compact 3-1/2 inch coil framing nailer on the market. The FCN90 model number differs slightly from the 2017 Pro Tool Innovation Award-winning FCN90L, which is the lightest coil framer available. Our crew put this Everwin framing tool to the test on many jobs over the last few […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Makita AN924 framing nailer

Makita AN924 Framing Nailer

We used the new Makita AN924 Framing Nailer on several jobs over a period of several weeks including a complete home remodel. The work required the construction and modification of more than a few stud walls. Having used a Hitachi NR90AE nailer for over a decade, the Makita AN924 held its own as a powerful […]

Best Framing Nailer Shootout and Review: Pneumatic and Cordless

Best Framing Nailer Reviews and Head-to-Head Results 2021

Finding the best framing nailer for your work means different things to different Pros. Are you a framer or a remodeler? Is price the biggest issue, or is it driving power, weight, or recoil? No matter what your priorities, chances are our Pro team has considered it in this head-to-head review. Of course, we put […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Fasco Framing Nailer and Scrailer

Fasco Framing Nailer and Scrailer F58A RHN20-90C SCR Review

I’ve been building for years, but I’ve never used a Fasco product. Until now, I’ve been content with my reliable Hitachi nailer to help me frame out the bones of one structure after the next. Well, today I’ve got my hands on the newest Fasco Framing Nailer and Scrailer. Fasco, originally an Italian company known for […]

Review9.2(out of 10)

Hitachi Metabo HPT NR83A5 Pneumatic Framing Nailer

There are a lot of solid framing nailers on the job, but Hitachi’s have been a tradesman’s favorite for years now. Reliable, low-maintenance, and powerful, the NR83 and the NR90 models have built more trusses, windows, sub-floors, roofs, and all of other types of framing than anyone can count. Both the company and its customers have […]

Review8.4(out of 10)
Makita Framing Nailer AN92301

Makita Framing Nailer Review – AN923

When we ran our Best Framing Nailer Shootout, we expected to see the classics crop up in the top finishing places. But as these things sometimes go, some of our manufacturers threw us a couple curveballs to shake things up a bit. Finishing up in 6th place, the Makita framing nailer is one of those […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Milwaukee Framing Nailer

3-1/2″ Milwaukee Framing Nailer Review 7200-20

Roofing and framing out houses is hard work, and we appreciate when a tool doesn’t go out of its way to make that job any harder. We recently took a look at 14 different framing nailers, both pneumatic and cordless models, to see which manufacturers actually improve the framing experience by making quality tools. Running each […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Hitachi NR90AE(S1) 3-1/2" Framing Nailer Review

Hitachi Metabo HPT NR90AE(S1) 3-1/2″ Framing Nailer Review

When we published the results of our framing nailer shootout, we got some feedback echoing our same thoughts – why didn’t Hitachi (now Metabo HPT) do better? The NR83A5 is one of the best-built framing nailers available, but after our battery of tests, it came in 10th place overall. Still, we want to know how […]

Milwaukee Circular Saw Blade Review

Milwaukee Circular Saw Blade Review

Milwaukee is flying deeper into the cutting accessories sector with a whole host of carbide options from hole saws and Sawzall blades to a full line of circular saw blades. You can find links to those reviews at the bottom of the page. For now, our muse is the Milwaukee circular saw blade – specifically their […]