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IRWIN Tools manufactures and distributes a broad assortment of tools for the DIYer who prides himself on using the quality tools that professional tradesman demand – durable, innovative tools that get the job done the way it was meant to be done. From the legendary IRWIN VISE-GRIP family of locking tools, pliers, and wrenches; to circular saw blades, utility knives, drill bits, and fastener drive accessories, IRWIN has a tool for every need.

Do-It-Yourself FAQ

I just purchased an IRWIN chalk reel and I'm not sure which color chalk I should use for different applications.

Choosing the appropriate chalk if very important. Blue chalk is considered ... read more

What is the proper way to use the reversible offfset dovetail saw? I know it is reversible and it has an offset. What side needs to be offset in relation to the side of the cut?

A very common application for the reversible offset dovetail saw is to cut ... read more

I recently purchased a cargo trailer. There are 2 screws that hold the license plate bracket on. I cannot identify the screw drive type. At first glance I thought it was a Torx head, but upon closer examination and trial I noticed that the star has 8 points instead of 6. The points are not as prominent as a Torx. Can you identify it?

Unfortunately I cannnot. However, I've run into this once before. If it has... read more