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14 New Tools From Makita eaxyawrztaccvtaxfraexavutudzyvawd 14 New Tools From Makita

Soft starts, crossing battery platforms, compact and lightweight were the...

Hammer Debate: Titanium vs. Steel Hammer Debate: Titanium vs. Steel

The Concord Carpenter Rob Robillard weighs in on whether or not Titanium is worth...

Top 10 Favorite Tools
Top 10 Favorite Tools

With 40 years in the trades under his belt, Scott Wadsworth uses 4 criteria to...

Graco Ultra Airless Cordless Sprayer Graco Ultra Airless Cordless Sprayer

Prep-to-finish trainer and painting pro Scott Burt demonstrates the ins and outs...

April Fools With Tools April Fools With Tools

Here's how to play a safe tool-related prank on your co-workers this year.

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Tool Tests

Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Driver
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Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Driver

Did adding a third anvil increase driving speed, beats per minute, and torque, all... More

Field Tested: The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers
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Field Tested: The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

Mark Martinez, the inventor of the Stiletto TiBone, has a new hammer out, and as... More

Ryobi P305 18v Cordless Hot Glue Gun
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Ryobi P305 18v Cordless Hot Glue Gun

Contributor Brian Way provides an unbiased review on a cordless glue gun from... More

Two Hitachi Cordless Finish Nailers
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Two Hitachi Cordless Finish Nailers

Here's an in-depth review of Hitachi's 15-ga. and 18-ga. battery-powered finish... More

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Tips And Techniques

How to Cut a Japanese Scarf Joint
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How to Cut a Japanese Scarf Joint

Here’s one amazing feat of craftsmanship you that requires you actually beat it... More

Use a Chain Saw, Keep Your Limbs
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Use a Chain Saw, Keep Your Limbs

Want to know how to use a chainsaw? This video is a good place to start. Operating... More

Raised Panels With a Table Saw
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Raised Panels With a Table Saw

Izzy Swan uses the table saw to build raised-paneled doors on the table saw—from... More

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Cutting Glass Tile

Master tile setter Tom Meehan shows what tools to use, when to use them, and how to get the best cut. More

The Ultimate Work Truck
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The Ultimate Work Truck

It's not fancy by any means, but this thing is a beast - and full of useful... More

A Stupid-Simple Table Saw Sled
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A Stupid-Simple Table Saw Sled

If you need a table saw sled, here's an inexpensive and easy way to build an... More

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