More stories about Accessories

  • Can't Get It here: Makita Battery Adaptor

    If you can put a bunch of D-cell batteries in a flashlight, why can't you put more than one battery in a cordless tool? Makita asked the same question and came up with the BCV01 Dual 18-volt Lithium-ion battery adaptor, which allows the user to power 36-volt Makita tools with a pair of 18-volt LXT...

  • V-Line Clamp

    I'm always looking for faster techniques or tools to speed things up and found the V-Line clamp by accident. It is designed to...

  • Reader Feedback On Recent Article

    A couple of weeks back a reader commented on a story we did on the durability of various recip saw blades. Read on to see his message and my response.

  • Bosch Stop Bits

    The most common way to set a depth on a masonry bit is to wrap a piece of tape around the shaft of the bit.

  • Knaack Field Station

    Think of the new Knaack Field Station as a mobile command center, with everything you need for a job-site office, including adjustable shelves, a plan table, and places to mount bins and a work light.

  • ARE Truck Cap

    ARE's RT series truck cap is extra tall, providing plenty of room for lumber, tools, and materials.

  • Trambed Truck Storage Solution

    A truck cap keeps tools dry but can make it harder to get at them. The TramBed provides complete access to the cargo space in your pickup.

  • Truck-Bed LED lights

    Blindly rummaging around in the back of your truck on a dark winter morning is a lousy way to start the day.

  • Amana Carbide-Tipped Countersinks

    Amana recently released the first carbide-tipped countersinks. Because they're made with such a durable material, they keep a nice sharp edge and are tough enough to drill into hardwoods.

  • Caulk Warmer

    Trying to squeeze cold construction adhesive out of a caulking tube can be like trying to push a cinder block through a keyhole.