More stories about Saws

  • Porter-Cable Clamp Saw

    A number of companies have released small 12-volt reciprocating saws, but the Porter-Cable Clamp Saw is the first one that actually holds onto the material for you.

  • Oregon PowerNow 40V MAX Chain Saw

    It's not always easy to get a chain saw started, and all that tugging on a pull cord can get pretty frustrating.

  • Here's a Man Who Likes Machinery

    I have never seen a one-man shop with as much equipment as this fellow has.

  • 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...

  • Chainsaw Implosion

    I kind of like repairing tools – taking them apart and putting them back together so they work.

  • The Original All-Terrain Table Saw

    Otto Steenken was a lot of things: carpenter, family man, and evidently – the guy who in the early 1960s invented the all-terrain table saw stand.

  • 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.

  • New DeWalt Saws

    DeWalt recently introduced three new saws, a compact corded recip saw, a corded circular saw, and a mini cordless recip saw with a folding handle...

  • Stephen Colbert's Take on a Dangerously Safe Tool

    According to Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, a bunch of 'digit coddlers' are ruining this country by attempting to mandate the use of table saws that are so safe they could be dangerous.

  • Cordless Grinder, Platform Ladder, and More

    Here are some new tools I saw at the World of Concrete – and they're not all for concrete.