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  • Bjornklader Ace and Nordic Carpenter Pants Live at JLC LIVE

  • Bias Against the Building Trades

    As schools embrace "college for all," are they leaving the building trades behind?

  • Hand-Tool Heaven

    In the hill country west of Belfast, Maine, lies the village of Liberty, where for the past 40 years H.G. 'Skip' Brack has been selling vintage tools. His store, Liberty Tool Co., is in a three-story building that in earlier times served as a rooming house, general store, and dance hall.

  • Cutting Edge: "The Old Saw Man"

    Tools of the Trade magazine presented its first Lifetime Achievement Award to living legend Marshall Burns at the JLC Live Show in Providence, R.I., in March. Burns started working with his father in 1937 making saw blades, often traveling to remote sawmills in the Maine woods to set up the...

  • Brad Nailers