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A Trip to the Hole Saw Factory A Trip to the Hole Saw Factory

During their recent 100th anniversary event Lenox held an “open house” its factory in Western Massachusetts. Here’s your chance to see how hole saws are made. Read more

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DeWalt Wall Scanner Teardown DeWalt Wall Scanner Teardown

A geek’s eye view of the interior of DeWalt’s DCT419 wall scanner. Read more

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DCT419 Wall Scanner DCT419 Wall Scanner

This affordable and easy-to-use scanner can locate and identify items hidden behind the surface of a wall. Read more

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Useful Apps: YouNote Useful Apps: YouNote

Create notes in multiple formats, email them, and tag them with a geolocation. Read more

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Useful Apps: Woodshop Widget Useful Apps: Woodshop Widget

Compare wood species, calculate board feet, and determine how wood will move in response to the weather. Read more

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Tool Tests

Review: A Soft-Toe Wedge Boot From Keen Utility

Wedge boots might be most popular with ironworkers, but they are a good fit for...

Field Tested: Festool CT SYS HEPA Vac

Unlike your typical R2D2- or BB-8-like roll-around dust extractor, the CT SYS is...

The Makita Cordless Impact Wrench

Custom homebuilder and mechanic Robert Courtney calls the Makita XWTO8Z a "beast"...

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