Sam Stortz

On the Use of a Metal Folding Tool

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Based on the name, it should seem readily apparent what a metal folding tool does. A tool for folding metal does that – it folds metal. However, in sheet metal roofing and in other trades revolving around the use of sheet metal, a metal folding tool may have a very specialized application. Consider that there …

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A Slate Ripper: Not as Scary as It Sounds

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Some tools are intimidating looking. Take a linoleum knife, for example. It has a prominently hooked blade (a hawksbill design, for you blade fanatics) and looks decidedly sinister. However, it’s typically used for making cuts to linoleum tiles and to carpeting. Other tools have somewhat intimidating names. Take the slate ripper, a tool that has …

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Why You Should Use Malco Tools

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Regardless of whether you are working with sheet metal or natural slate, roofing can be a grueling job. Like with most labor-intensive jobs, there is a way to work smarter and not harder. The best way to do that is by having the right tools. With the right high-quality tools, you will be able to …

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