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  • Declutter Your Work Area with a Hinged Overhead Boom

    This cheap home-made shop accessory keeps tools at the ready but cords and hoses out of the way.

  • Fein ASCM18QX Cordless Drill-Driver

    A four-speed gear box allows this 18-volt drill to go twice as fast as competing models.

  • Brushing Up on Brushless

    How brushless motors work and what they can add to your favorite cordless tools

  • Innovative Tool Carriers

    Here are nine of the best products for transporting and organizing your gear

  • Big-Time Joinery

    Festool recently released the Domino XL, a larger version of its original Domino joining system.

  • Three-Speed Drywall Rasp

    Shaving the last quarter inch off a cut sheet of drywall can be agony.

  • Dust-Free Drywall Sander

    Festool has applied its expertise in dust collection to the world of drywall sanding.

  • Tool Test: 18-Volt Drill/Drivers

    Today's cordless drills are significantly better than the ones I used four or five years ago — they have more power and greater runtime, and take less time to charge. Many of them are lighter, too. The most obvious change has been the move from nicad to lithium-ion batteries, with lithium-ion...

  • Repurposing a Lock Mortiser

    Last summer I built a set of craftsman style carriage doors for my house and decided to use mortise and tenon joints. I hadn't made this kind of joint before so I asked my friend, Gary Katz, how to go about cutting the deep mortises. He suggested using a lock mortising machine, a tool designed for...

  • New offerings from Festool, Bosch, and a Company You Have Never Heard Of

    A couple of weeks back I was in Providence, RI, for one of my favorite events of the year – the JLC LIVE trade show and conference.