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Prison Escape Tools
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Prison Escape Tools

How long would it take to cut your way out of a maximum security prison with a... More

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Tribute and Remembrance

September 11, 2001, One Year Later... More

Semi-Automatic Powder Actuated Tools
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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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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

D-Handle Rotary Hammers
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D-Handle Rotary Hammers

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

Demolition Hammers
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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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Three European-Style Work Pants Reviewed

If you haven't considered wearing European-style construction pants before, Tim...

Festool ETS EC 125/3EQ

After months of testing Festool's new ETS EC 125 sander, finish foreman and...

DeWalt 12” Cordless Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Contributing editor and custom home builder Robert Courtney tested the DHS79 over...

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