Banging 31⁄2-inch 16d framing nails used to be the province of 28-ounce steel hammers or lighter titanium versions costing four times as much. Now that we have DeWalt's 15-ounce MIG-welded steel hammer in our mitts, those options seem obsolete. Equally easy
on your wallet and your shoulder.
15-ounce framing hammer DWHT51138, by DeWalt; $60; dewalt.com