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

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  • Old-Time Welding

    Could be your grandma or grandpa saw this vocational film, learned to weld, and went on to build the ships and other equipment used to win WWII.

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    The highest praise for any joinery: “it looks like the pieces grew there”.

  • The Incredible Self-Assembling Table Saw

    A Powermatic 66 picks itself up, dusts itself off, and pulls itself together.

  • Shop on Wheels Toolbox Tour

    The mechanics box in the back of this truck is an example of what can be done if you want to get organized.

  • Hauling a Mini Excavator

    How do you transport a mini excavator without using a trailer? Why in a minivan, of course.

  • Bosch REAXX Table Saw

    Scheduled for release in the fall of 2015, the GTS1041A has flesh detection technology, and will protect the operator from injury without damaging the blade.

  • Festool Conturo Edge Bander

    Capable of handling straight and curved pieces, this portable edge bander produces the same quality work as giant industrial machines.