Cutting Tools

Cutting Metal Roofing
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Cutting Metal Roofing

What tool works best for cutting roofing to fit a valley? John La Torre Jr., a... Read more

Cut Rigid Foam Dust-Free
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Cut Rigid Foam Dust-Free

Bullet Tools redesigned its blades made for dust-free cutting of rigid foam. Read more

Choosing a Diamond Blade
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Choosing a Diamond Blade

We cover everything from understanding how they're made to knowing how things like... Read more

Makita's Portable, Pressurized Water Tank
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Makita's Portable, Pressurized Water Tank

Here's a water tank from Makita that comes with a pressure indicator, quick... Read more

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Diablo Tools’ New Carbide Tooth Blades

Tools of the Trade contributor Michael Springer shares his observations from Diablo's media event at STAFDA 2015. Read more

Two New Grinders from DeWalt
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Two New Grinders from DeWalt

DeWalt announced two cutoff tools ergonomically designed for sideways cutting. Read more

Kett KL-200 Double-Cut Shears
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Kett KL-200 Double-Cut Shears

A sacrificial waste strip prevents the finished piece from warping during the cut. Read more

Reader Question: Cutting Large Cast Iron Pipe
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Reader Question: Cutting Large Cast Iron Pipe

How do you cut cast iron pipe when using other methods like a reciprocating saw... Read more

Tags: Plumbing
Vintage Handsaws
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Vintage Handsaws

These humble hand tools still have a role for many carpenters, but you have to... Read more

Prison Escape Tools
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Prison Escape Tools

How long would it take to cut your way out of a maximum security prison with a... Read more

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Gargoyles Safety Glasses

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Festool 36-Volt Track Saw

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