Insane Japanese Carpentry
Tools and techniques differ by country but are especially different in Japan.
New Tech Japanese Timber Framing
In a surprising mix of old and new, computer-controlled machines cut house parts...
A Trip to the WIRE-NUT Factory
The best-known brand of twist on wire connectors is produced at a plant in...
7 Ancient And Amazing Air Compressors
The newest is 54 years old and the oldest 89, but none of these machines are quite ready to be retired.
What Not to Wear to an Arc Flash Test
Hint: that 1970s polyester jumpsuit has to go.
Innovative Tool Carriers
Here are nine of the best products for transporting and organizing your gear
Tools Up Close: Makita LXSL01 Cordless Miter Saw
Over the past decade or so, a revolution of sorts has been occurring within the...
Tools from the Remodeling Show
In mid-October I attended the Remodeling Show in Chicago. Among the exhibitors were a number of tool companies and I shot video of some of their tools being demonstrated.
Porter-Cable 371 Compact Belt Sander
There are few things more satisfying than scribing a piece of trim and having it...