SLIDE SHOW: From the HCN product garage


Crescent’s lighted adjustable wrench features an LED light on both sides of the handle. It sells for about $30.


DeWalt’s 10-in. precision molding bar features polished beveled claws. It sells for about $15.


The 8-watt LED EarthBulb from EarthTronics replaces 50-watt incandescents and promises more than 80% energy savings.


Chore Cool Muck Boots from the Original Muck Boot Co. include lining materials to keep feet cool and dry in warm weather. It sells for about $120.


Hyde’s Quickly Clean glove removes paint, caulk, adhesive, grease and more from hands and tools. It sells for about $9.


Stanley’s TLM 165 laser distance measurer reads dials in distances up to 165 ft. It sells for about $140.


Honeywell Sync Ear Protectors bring digital AM/FM radio to the job site, or anywhere it’s required. It sells for about $80.


The True Temper SnoBoss is a lightweight but heavy-duty, ergonomically designed snow shovel, pusher and scraper. It sells for about $36.

The lifeblood of the hardware business, new products are on display at HCN’s new product garage. The latest batch ranges from earth-friendly light bulbs to outdoor Muck Boots.

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