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Can Paper Cut Wood?
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Can Paper Cut Wood?

We all know how sharp paper can be, but can it cut wood? This carpenter tried.... Read more

Editors’ Choice Awards 2016
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Editors’ Choice Awards 2016

The most interesting and innovative tools of the year. Read more

Review: Collomix Xo 4 Portable Power Mixer
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Review: Collomix Xo 4 Portable Power Mixer

With deck season in full swing, many of you are probably mixing a lot of concrete.... Read more

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Fast Joist-Hanger Installation
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Fast Joist-Hanger Installation

A simple site-built jig speeds things along and makes for a stronger build. Read more

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Field Tested: Festool CT SYS HEPA Vac
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Field Tested: Festool CT SYS HEPA Vac

Unlike your typical R2D2- or BB-8-like roll-around dust extractor, the CT SYS is... Read more

The Makita Cordless Impact Wrench
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The Makita Cordless Impact Wrench

Custom homebuilder and mechanic Robert Courtney calls the Makita XWTO8Z a "beast"... Read more

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When Tool Skills Lead to Amusement

You won’t believe the vision, craftsmanship and work by this Italian restaurateur-turned carpenter and inventor. Read more

Portable Power Station and Battery Charger
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Portable Power Station and Battery Charger

In this video we explore the DCB1800B Portable Power Station, which works as a... Read more

Flaking the Cord
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Flaking the Cord

What does sailmaker know about best practices for coiling extension cords? A heck... Read more

Saw-Blade-Inspired Bottle Opener
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Saw-Blade-Inspired Bottle Opener

It looks like a weapon, and it could probably be used as one, but it is much more... Read more

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Review: A Soft-Toe Wedge Boot From Keen Utility

Wedge boots might be most popular with ironworkers, but they are a good fit for...

Field Tested: Festool CT SYS HEPA Vac

Unlike your typical R2D2- or BB-8-like roll-around dust extractor, the CT SYS is...

The Makita Cordless Impact Wrench

Custom homebuilder and mechanic Robert Courtney calls the Makita XWTO8Z a "beast"...

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