Shop Tip #286
© Frank Ford 2006; Photo by FF

It seems that virtually all manufacturers and a lot of retailers add these nasty, tenacious sticky labels to tools.  I'm not fond of the way they get all crummy looking after a while, so I just take them off.  A little bit of heat from just about any source makes the adhesive let go so I can pull the label off in one piece instead of having to claw at little shreds for half an hour.