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A Mega Staging Project

To the tradesmen restoring the U.S. Capitol dome, getting there is half the battle. More

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Time Lapse: Framing, Trimming, and Standing a Rake Wall

The most efficient way to do the work is flat on the deck and without a big crew. More

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Compared to Dave Kloke’s Hobby, Your Hobby is Lame

Would you have the tools and know-how to build an1860s locomotive from scratch? More

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History In Hand

Peter Liebhold must have a million tools. As the curator of the Division of Work... More

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Chris Holmgren, Dickerson, Md.

The U.S. Forest Service says 3.8 billion board feet of good timber–felled from... More

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David Marcelli and Barney

Seek.' That's the only command mold investigator David Marcelli of Westminster, Md... More

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Table Saw Savvy

Two experts share their tips on how to get the most out of table saws. More

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Raising a 25-Ton Stone

We just love tools. Is that a problem? More


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