Pliers Reviews

Choosing the best pliers from a bunch of alternatives can sometimes cause a headache. But with a good buying guide, the process can be less hectic. In this category, you will find review guides for different types of pliers so that you can spend less time choosing and more time working with the pliers. The reviews are based on my experiences and the experienced of experts and other pliers enthusiasts.

6 Best manual wire strippers

best manual wire strippers

Manual wire strippers are an older technology for stripping insulated wire. Surprisingly, these simple wire strippers are still the most widely used wire stripping tools to date. They have a permanent place in many people’s tool bags and toolboxes. To…

Best tin snips for sheet metal work

When working with sheet metal, metal stud framing, ductwork, or any sheet material, you need different types of hand tools to mold and cut the material. One of them is a pair of tin snips. These are great tin knocking…

Best Bolt Cutters for Hard and Soft Wires

best bolt cutters

When you need a stealthy way to cut a padlock after losing your keys, try a pair of bolt cutters. Bolt cutters are heavy-duty pliers for cutting metal rods and thick wire. Primarily, these pliers are for cutting bolts but…

Hose pinch-off pliers, What are they?

When you don't need to remove the entire rubber hose, you can clamp it off using one of these hose pinch off pliers to reduce spillage when you disconnect the hose from the pipe or fitting.

Brake spring pliers, what are they?

drum brake springs
Drum brake pliers are worth having in your toolbox if you work on drum brakes at times. Find out more about them in this article including how to use them and how to find the best.

Swaging tool, what is it?

best swaging tool
If you use cable ferrules in your wire rope rigging projects, you need a swaging tool to crimp the cable ferrules properly. Read this article to learn about swaging pliers.

Best split ring pliers

best split ring pliers

Split rings are useful for hanging small objects or connecting them together. You will find them on keychains for bundling a bunch of keys or connecting them to a keyholder. If you are in jewelry-making, split rings come in handy…

Best Wire Ferrule Crimping Tool

best wire ferrule crimping tool
When terminating stranded wire, you need a reliable tool to crimp ferrules on the wire ends. Find out in this article the best wire ferrule crimping pliers you can use for your small and big electrical projects.