Benchtop Tools

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

A Homemade 12-inch Jointer
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A Homemade 12-inch Jointer

Using a few parts from an old portable planer, woodworker/engineer Matthias Wandel... Read more

Avoid a Mouthful of Teeth From Your Table Saw
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Avoid a Mouthful of Teeth From Your Table Saw

Few tools are as dangerous, and few tools garner more opinions on proper technique... Read more

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Better Cuts with Zero Clearance Inserts

In this video contributor Brian Way illustrates how he eliminates tear-out and improves accuracy on a miter saw with a sacrificial zero clearance insert. Read more

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The World’s First Cordless 10-Inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw The World’s First Cordless 10-Inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw

We got an in-depth first look at Milwaukee’s biggest announcement, a 10-inch cordless dual bevel sliding compound miter saw; you’ll be surprised by the voltage, and some features that rival corded models. Read more

Skilsaw’s Worm Drive Table Saw
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Skilsaw’s Worm Drive Table Saw

The first table saw from the contractor division of Skil Power Tools delivers... Read more

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Bosch Sets the Official Release Date for the REAXX Saw
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Bosch Sets the Official Release Date for the REAXX Saw

Even amidst some legal battles, Bosch announced last week that its flesh-sensing... Read more

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Coming Soon: The Bosch REAXX Saw
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Coming Soon: The Bosch REAXX Saw

Despite the legal battles with SawStop, Bosch announces a release date for its... Read more

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A Plate Jointer Workbench

The Versidex work bench system provides templates, clamps, and stops for efficiently aligning cuts with a plate jointer. Read more

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A Win in Court for Makers of Flesh-Sensing Technology
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A Win in Court for Makers of Flesh-Sensing Technology

In Florida last week a federal judge ruled against the manufacturer of Ryobi table... Read more

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Tool Tests

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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