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Dave Frane

David Frane is the Editor of Tools of the Trade. You can reach him at

David's Latest Articles

  • A Table Saw Tune Up

    Alain Vaillancourt gets serious about rehabbing his cabinet saw

  • New Tech Japanese Timber Framing

    In a surprising mix of old and new, computer-controlled machines cut house parts that will be assembled onsite by tobi-clad carpenters in...

  • Wera Tool-Check Plus Kit

    This bit and socket set is like a pocket-size toolbox filled with tools.

  • A Totally Senseless Hammer

    There are only two of these in existence—this one and the one owned by Homer Simpson.

  • DeWalt 40V MAX Blower

    This is one piece of outdoor power equipment can be used on the jobsite—and maybe its battery pack too.

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