The SNS200XP lightweight stapler drives 16- and 17-gauge fasteners measuring 1 inch to 2 inches. Weighing 5.3 pounds, the pneumatic tool operates at 70 to 120 pounds per square inch and is 15 percent more powerful than other staplers in its class, says the manufacturer. It also features an all-metal magazine, a dual-action trigger, and a long nose for tight-corner access. Cost: $239. Senco Brands. 800-543-4596. www.senco.com.