Other stories by Jesse Wright

  • Tools Up Close: SawGear Automatic Measuring System

    The SawGear consists of an aluminum measuring bar (or fence), a flip stop, and a power head with a digital LCD screen and keypad. Unlike most length stops, which must be positioned by hand, this one moves along the measuring bar in response to dimensions entered on the keypad.

  • Senco Fusion Finish Nailer

    When I heard that Senco was introducing a new cordless finish nailer, I was both excited and skeptical — excited because I dislike using hoses, and skeptical because as a long-time user of cordless finish guns I am aware of their shortcomings.

  • A Carpenter's Favorite iPhone Apps

    Last year I replaced my cellphone with an Apple iPhone, a smartphone that allows me to check my e-mail and go online.

  • Fast Job-Site Joinery

    Finish carpentry is all about making joints quickly and accurately.