More stories about Saws

  • A Deck Builder's Tool Kit

    These specialized tools boost productivity and quality.

  • Can't Get it Here: Strange Metabo Table Saw

    I've seen similar saws in the past, European models where the operator pulls a lever and the blade...

  • Lazy Man's Circ Saw

    I almost feel guilty wanting one of these things. Am I really so lazy that I can't push the saw down the rail?

  • An Ingenious Door Fitting Jig

    If you're an experienced finish carpenter, it won't matter that the subtitles in this video are in Dutch, because you'll be able to figure out exactly what this guy is up to.

  • Can't Get It Here: Alligator Saw

    This has nothing to do with 'Swamp People,' though I suppose you could use one of these saws to cut up a gator.

  • Oversize Saws

    Several years back I read a story about gang cutting rafters – so I started doing it on my framing jobs. Gang cutting means setting all your rafters on edge on racks and using specialized saws such as...

  • Can You Really Regrow a Finger?

    It's hard to know what to make of this story. Did the fellow who had the table saw accident regrow a substantial part of his finger or was it just the tip?

  • Vintage Lock Mortising Machine

    Way once upon a time – back before Stanley bought Black & Decker – Stanley made electric power tools.

  • Behind the Scenes with Bosch in Germany

    Last summer at the annual Bosch power tools media event, I received the good news that I was one of three tool industry journalists chosen by the company to be taken on a tour of their facilities throughout Germany and Switzerland.

  • Tools Up Close: Makita LXSL01 Cordless Miter Saw

    Over the past decade or so, a revolution of sorts has been occurring within the cordless tool industry. Thanks to improved motor and battery technology, power-hungry tools that were once available only as 110-volt corded models are being offered without cords. The list is long and includes rotary...