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Review8.8(out of 10)
Klein Tools Lighted Torpedo Billet Level

Klein Tools Lighted Torpedo Billet Level

Every tradesman hopes that the tradesmen before him kept everything level and plumb. If each successive step isn’t true by just a little, the cumulative effect can be pronounced. We’ve all run into those guys who don’t take enough time to be sure the next guy’s job isn’t a hassle, but if you’re reading these […]

Review9.4(out of 10)
Empire Level 10-Inch Magnetic Dual-Pitch Torpedo Level

Empire 10-inch Magnetic Torpedo Level Review

The last time I reviewed a level for these pages it was the unique Ox Tools Trade Wood 48-inch level made from bamboo. Today, we’ll shrink the scale down to the Empire 10-inch magnetic torpedo level with a more traditional constitution. Masons more commonly use longer levels, but sometimes a tight space or close-quarters work calls for a […]

Review8.4(out of 10)
Ryobi Multi Surface Laser Level

Ryobi Multi Surface Laser Level

One measure of good carpentry is work that is level and plumb or, more generally, staying true to the angle of the work. For centuries, craftsmen of all stripes have used the spirit – or bubble – level to accomplish this. Over the last couple of decades, lasers have been incorporated to shoot lines over long […]

Milwaukee Redstick Level

Milwaukee Redstick Levels are Ready for Launch

Milwaukee Tool is going after the high end of the level market with the introduction of the new Milwaukee Redstick levels. They’re taking aim at two specific points of concern when it comes to levels – durability and visibility. Milwaukee Redstick box levels feature an all metal Backbone that is completely new to the industry and […]