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Quick Hits from DeWalt, Bostitch, and Porter-Cable

In June I was in New York City for a Stanley Black & Decker media event, during... More

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Toolbelt Diva: Norma Vally

Some girls like dolls, others like ponies. Norma Vally liked tools. The Brooklyn... More

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Super Cooper

Walk into Norm Pederson's cooper shop, and you'll feel like you've stepped back... More

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Framing With Light-Gauge Steel

I learned how to frame with 2-by sticks, and in those days the idea of framing with steel was about as foreign to me as speaking Russian. But after setting up shop in New York City, fire codes and commercial building practices left me with no alternative, so now I speak Russian. More

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Contractor Table Saws

Need a table saw that can pull long shifts on the jobsite and double as a low-cost shop saw? Here are six tools powerful enough to do it all. More

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Semi-Automatic Powder Actuated Tools

My grandfather taught me something a long time ago: A good tool will pay for... More

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Metabo UHE 28 Multi

Drill, hammer, and chip with this unique tool. More

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D-Handle Rotary Hammers

As contractors in New York City, my crew spends most of its time pouring, cutting,... More

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Demolition Hammers

There is nothing quite as dirty, dusty, and plain-old tough as demolition work,... More


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Makita Rear-Handle Cordless Circular Saw

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Field Tested: The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

Mark Martinez, the inventor of the Stiletto TiBone, has a new hammer out, and as...

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