When your tools vibrate, that makes you fatigued and puts a damper on your work. Dewalt is trying to solve this problem by introducing its first-ever line of sledgehammers and axes, all featuring what the tool company calls its ExoCore carbon fiber composite handles.
Carbon fiber handles provide added durability, overstrike protection (for when the handle makes impact), and lighter weight for better balance. The new sledges are available in 4-, 6-, 8-, 10-, and 12-pound versions and are designed to fit the needs of blacksmiths, contractors, and demolition experts. Applications include metal, concrete, and drywall demo, or driving a punch or chisel. The is a great all-around sledgehammer that every DIYer could use, while the is handy for both home and auto work.
Three Dewalt axes are available, and all feature a scalloped cutting edge, which ensures a deep cut and easier release from wood. The ExoCore handles on the axes provide the same overstrike protection as the hammers receive. A rubber overmold on the axes adds more comforter and better grip. The and , would be ideal for rural homeowners who heat with wood.
These hammers are available now and range in price from $29.99 to $54.97.