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    Part toolbox, part work bench, and part golf cart—this one-of-a-kind contraption is all incredible.

  • Could a Robot Replace You?

    This 5-foot mechanical wonder can drive, climb ladders, and move 2x4s.

  • What’s the Best Trade?

    CareerCast just released a list of the top 200 careers for 2014—many of them in the trades.

  • Letter to the editor: Nail Gun Safety

    A university professor takes issue with my attitude about safety, saying I blamed the victim of a shot to the heart with a nail gun when I should have focused on the tool.

  • 70 Years of Riveting

    Not convinced the ladies are cut out to use tools? Well then talk to this one – she’s been at it since 1942.

  • Kiss Me—I'm a Tradesman

    National Tradesmen Day promotes the idea that we as a country need to train more skilled tradesmen because there will be a severe shortage when the current generation of tradesmen retire.

  • How Would You Rank Your Trade?

    In their annual Jobs Rated Report, rates professions based on income, work environment, stress, and hiring outlook. The list below is a selection of jobs from the 2013 report.

  • SiteLines: Training Day

    If there's one thing that gets swept aside in the constant rush to put out daily fires and meet long-term deadlines, it's our ability to educate and train our teams – rookies and veterans alike – on an ongoing basis.

  • Training Day