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Tradesmen depend on innovative products that meet their needs on the jobsite. Whether its performance they can trust or a product that outlasts the competition, tradesmen seek out tools that help them get the job done faster. The IRWIN® VISE-GRIP® brand is legendary for innovative pliers and wrenches that tradesmen trust enough to ask for by name. While the IRWIN STRAIT-LINE® brand has been the category leader in marking and layout for decades.

General Contractor FAQ

What does the 'Bi-Metal' mean when referring to a utility blade?

The bi-metal terminology refers to how the utility blade is constructed. W... read more

IRWIN Lettered and Numbered Drill Bits information:

Letter and numbered drill bits were developed to make up the gaps in betwee... read more

I drilled the large hole in my door and have also drilled the small hole, but the small hole does not go all the way back to the large hole. What can I do?

Remove the template from the door and finish drilling out the lock set. read more