Blaklader Workwear

When I was younger all the dads had a mustache, they drank Budweiser and pretty much all had the same leather tool belt. Today there are a lot of options for carrying your tools with you no matter what your trade. The Tool Belt is not dead yet, it’s still the staple for keeping tools close at hand but they …

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Not all FR Rated clothing is created equal, as several materials, treatments and combinations will qualify for various Ratings. The standard compliance is the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E, which then further rates appeal into HRC (Hazard/Risk Category) from 1-4. It should be not surprise the new Blaklader FR Work Pant 1636 ($119) meet and exceed the HRC 2 …

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This brand new addition to the Blaklader lineup brings the same high quality we have come to expect from their work pants. It is a Windproof and Waterproof soft shell jacket 4939 ($109) with a very similar fit and style to like shells you’ll find from Marmot, North Face or Arcteryx. While it is very stylish jacket and you may …

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We’ve put this list together to help find a great gift for any level of handyman (or women) from a beginner to seasoned professional as well as a few suggestions for any budget. Just because it’s inexpensive doesn’t mean it can’t be really cool. Even if you’re looking for that person whose got it all, not to fear there are …

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When it comes to seriously heavy duty professional clothing Blaklader Workwear has been one of the fastest growing player for several years now. With good reason, beyond the basic novelty of built in kneepads or large external pockets the quality of these garments are designed for excessive abuse. Triple stitching, near tear proof Cordura fabric in wear spots and all around …

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Some time ago we reviewed the Blaklader Bantam Work Pant and were very impressed with the quality and toughness that went into the production of those pants. Blaklader makes much more than pants however we were curious if the same attention to detail and high level of functionality went into their other product. They also offer a wide range of …

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It all started back in 2008 with a little spade bit that was just too aggressive to simply be called a spade bit, so the good folks a Bosch named it the Daredevil Spade Bit. Now with the launch of their new faster cutting framing saw blade (post coming soon) and renaming of their equally aggressive auger bits (previously known as the …

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We recently did a review on the Blaklader Bantam workpants and were really impressed how well constructed they were, perfect for any jobsite conditions. While the Blaklader folks are fully committed to building solid clothes for the professional tradesman they probably also realize there is not that much to improve on a tee shirt. Instead it looks like they are …

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