More stories about Saws

  • 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...

  • 2012 Editors' Choice Awards

    Innovation, invention, and refinements that improve the way we work

  • DeWalt DWE357 corded reciprocating saw

    DeWalt has given the corded reciprocating saw a makeover with the release of the DWE357.

  • GoSaw vertical panel saws

    Though they're great for cutting sheet goods, vertical panel saws are not known for their portability.

  • Swanson Savage Jab Saw (SVK666) two-position jab-saw blade

    The Swanson Savage Jab Saw (SVK666) is the Swiss army knife of the drywall trade.