From The Editor

The Hammer Just Got Way Better The Hammer Just Got Way Better

Mark Martinez, the inventor of the all-titanium hammer, has come out with his next...

Welcome to Tools of the Trade's New Website Welcome to Tools of the Trade's New Website

Better mobile functionality and other features will lead the way to TotT becoming...

If Arm Wrestling Becomes an Olympic Sport If Arm Wrestling Becomes an Olympic Sport

The manual rock drill might be a thing of the past, but the connection between...

Portable Power Station and Battery Charger Portable Power Station and Battery Charger

In this video we explore the DCB1800B Portable Power Station, which works as a...

Flaking the Cord Flaking the Cord

What does sailmaker know about best practices for coiling extension cords? A heck...

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A Dustless Dry-Cutting Tile Saw A Dustless Dry-Cutting Tile Saw

This new 10-inch tile saw from IQ Power Tools features a 24-inch cutting capacity and doesn’t require the use of water. Sound too good to be true? More

Tool Tests

Ridgid Mobile Miter Saw Stand
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Ridgid Mobile Miter Saw Stand

Carpenter Brian Way gave the gravity-rise miter-saw stand from Ridgid a hard look.... More

Two Work Jackets Reviewed
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Two Work Jackets Reviewed

Contributing editor Tim Uhler torments the Grundens Neptune and Helly Hansen's... More

Sawzall Vs. Flexvolt
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Sawzall Vs. Flexvolt

How do the Milwaukee and DeWalt reciprocating saws match up? More

DeWalt Cordless FlexVolt Recip Saw
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DeWalt Cordless FlexVolt Recip Saw

After testing the Milwaukee Fuel Sawzall, a small crew of framers in the Pacific... More

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Tips And Techniques

Better Push Pads and Hockey Pucks
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Better Push Pads and Hockey Pucks

A high-friction rubber film and hockey pucks help you work more safely. More

Three-Legged Sawhorse
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Three-Legged Sawhorse

When used in tandem, these sawhorses are plenty strong and have some benefits that... More

Preventing Router Blowout
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Preventing Router Blowout

In this video, you'll learn two quick and easy tips for preventing tear-outs when... More

Dents in Wood? Grab Your Clothes Iron
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Dents in Wood? Grab Your Clothes Iron

Check out this video to learn about one master carpenter’s approach to removing... More

An Ingenious Zero Clearance Insert
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An Ingenious Zero Clearance Insert

Canadian carpenter John Heisz demonstrates how to make zero-clearance inserts for... More

A Homemade 12-inch Jointer
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A Homemade 12-inch Jointer

Using a few parts from an old portable planer, woodworker/engineer Matthias Wandel... More

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