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Preventing Router Blowout
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Preventing Router Blowout

In this video, you'll learn two quick and easy tips for preventing tear-outs when... Read more

Razorscribe Leaves a Clean Edge
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Razorscribe Leaves a Clean Edge

Here's a handy scribing tool that doubles as a stud finder. Read more

Hart Quick-Tatch Trowels
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Hart Quick-Tatch Trowels

Hart’s Quick-Tatch trowel system consists of a detachable handle that slides on... Read more

The Master of Mud
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The Master of Mud

Bernie Mitchell used his skill as an artist to take drywall finishing to an... Read more

Hyde 17-in-1 Painter’s Multi Tool
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Hyde 17-in-1 Painter’s Multi Tool

This multipurpose tool can scrape paint, pull nails, apply putty, open cans and... Read more

Hyde 17-in-1 Painter's Tool
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Hyde 17-in-1 Painter's Tool

This may be the Swiss Army Knife of putty knives. Read more

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The $100 Wood Rasp

The Auriou Toolworks rasp is crazy expensive, but when you see what goes into making one you’ll wonder how it can be sold for so little. Read more

Strange Curved Bar Clamps
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Strange Curved Bar Clamps

You will never guess what these specialized clamps are for. Really—you won't. Read more

What Are These Bar Clamps For?
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What Are These Bar Clamps For?

We recently asked about a photo of some bar clamps that was posted on the... Read more

A High-Falutin $700 Hand Plane
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A High-Falutin $700 Hand Plane

Move over expensive European hand tools, here's a plane that will give you a run... Read more

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Milwaukee Cordless Sawzall With OneKey

A group of framers put Milwaukee's latest Sawzall to the test, exploring its power...

Festool 36-Volt Track Saw

Contributing editor Bruce Greenlaw gauges the power, battery runtime, dust...

Metabo ASR35ACP (HEPA)

This vac from Metabo has some nice features that put it in close second with other...

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