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  • Can't Get it Here: Self-Clamping Saw Guide

    If you have ever used a plunge cutting circular saw then you've probably clamped the rail in place to keep it from slipping.

  • Can't Get it Here: Cordless Wheelbarrow

    I kid you not. While we've been busting a gut pushing old-fashioned wheelbarrows, the folks in Europe have been strolling across the jobsite behind these. What gives? Where were these things when I was a carpenter?

  • Can't Get it Yet: Circular Circ Saw

    We’ve all seen concept cars – bizarre designs that are displayed at auto shows but never go into production. Well here’s the world’s first concept cordless circular saw and it’s radical.

  • Can't Get It Yet: KwickGripper Nail-Puller

    Every now and then inventors will call and ask if I’d like to review proto–types of tools that they hope to produce and sell.

  • Can't Get it Here: Lithium-Ion Toolbox

    You may be familiar with L-Boxxes, the modular stacking storage cases that are the Bosch equivalent of Festool Systainers. Well, the GLI PortaLED is something more, it's an L-Boxx with LEDs built into the top so that the case can double as a work light.

  • Can't Get It Here: Makita Cordless Bike

    You heard me – an electric bicycle from a power tool manufacturer. But if you want one, you'll have to move to Europe, Asia, or Australia – just about anywhere that isn't North America.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • The Most Interesting Tool You'll Never Own

    Last summer at Milwaukee headquarters I was shown a tool and told that if I talked about it before it was released, they would find me and kill me.