November 19, 2007

Redback Maxistrike 20 oz Rip Hammer

redback_rip_hammer.jpgWhat do you do when a motorcycle accident ends your carpentry career? Sit on the couch and pound beers for the rest of your life? For us, yes, but thankfully Jake Tyson is a little more motivated. He founded Redback Tools and managed to bring innovation to the most basic tool, the hammer.

The result of his work is the Maxistrike hammer, a tool capable of hitting a nail that is obstructed by a pipe, duct work, a joist, or whatever.

The hammer is usually $25, but for some reason, Amazon is giving them away for just under $6. We're not sure why, or how long it's going to last, but it's probably something worth jumping on.

We still prefer this hammer.

The guys over at The Hardware Aisle have a review of the Maxistrike here.


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Posted by Doug Mahoney at November 19, 2007 5:00 AM
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