CBO's top picks to gift your favorite construction dads
by Amy Cash

5 Cool Tools

With Father’s Day right around the corner, the CBO team is chipping in to help you celebrate the valuable fathers on your team. Below, our editors have pulled together some great gifts to keep you in the good graces of the guy you get to call dad. 

Milwaukee Tool1. Milwaukee Tool M12 LED Metal Flashlight

Milwaukee Tool offers the M12 LED Metal Flashlight. The new flashlight was born through jobsite research with core users who sought a brighter, tougher flashlight that ran off of a rechargeable battery pack. Capable of producing 800 lumens of output on its high mode, the flashlight can also cast a beam up to 375 yards when it is in spot mode. Visit milwaukeetool.com.




Kyocera Mobile2. Kyocera Mobile Phones

Kyocera's rugged devices include the DuraXE, DuraForce and DuraForce XD devices. The DuraXE has talk/text/PTT capability. DuraForce fills the need for an Android smartphone experience, and the display on the DuraForce XD makes it ideal for jobs that need to be viewed easily. Visit kyoceramobile.com.



Bosch Tools3. Bosch IWMH182 18V EC Brushless Impact Wrench

The Bosch IWMH182 18V EC Brushless Impact Wrench was engineered for construction pros who spend a great deal of time fastening high-torque nuts and anchors. It has a spring-loaded hammer-and-anvil system for great impact endurance and performance in wood- and metal-fastening applications. The efficient EC Brushless motor features a long runtime and delivers up to 1,600 In.-Lbs. of torque, 0-3,500 bpm and 0-2,400 rpm. Visit boschtools.com.




Dewalt4. Dewalt Ultradex Smooth Niltrile Work Glove

The DEWALT DPG73 UltraDex Smooth Nitrile Dip Glove has a lightweight nylon/polyester shell which makes for an incredibly comfortable glove combining high dexterity with superior tactile sensitivity. Nitrile dipped palm provides outstanding gripping capabilities in handling dry, wet or greasy parts.Visit dewalt.com.




Hilt Cordless Screwdriver5. Hilti Cordless Screwdriver SFD 2-A

Operating on a new 12 V battery platform and only weighing around 2.5 pounds, the Hilti Cordless screwdriver SFD 2-A has been designed for working in tight spaces where noise level is a concern. This tool is well-balanced and ergonomically designed for excellent handling and working comfort, including a slide style connection battery that makes it easier to handle. Visit hilti.com.