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Andrew Pitts’ Over-the-Top Woodworking Shop

This drool-worthy workspace has good machines, lots of space, and something you have probably never seen in a woodworking shop. More

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Hand Saw and Chainsaw Perform Silent Night

It’s the age-old musical question: acoustic, electric, or gas? More

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Super Cooper

Walk into Norm Pederson's cooper shop, and you'll feel like you've stepped back... More

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Portable Planers

When I was working as a wooden boat builder, there were times that I couldn't tell... More

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New Tools, Hands On

In my snowboard manufacturing shop, we use a circular saw primarily for... 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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Do You Believe in Magic?

A piece of life's puzzle fell into place for me last week: The connection between... More

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Low-Angle Block Planes

Low-angle block planes are among the few edge tools still used every day. Here's how six models compare for quality and performance. More

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My two partners and I have three lifetimes of carpentry and building experience between us. Our company, Ace Carpentry, frames and trims new homes in Northern Virginia. Our framers tilt up about 600 houses, and our trim crews finish close to 2,000 houses a year. More

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Tool Tests

Occidental Leather Framer Set Toolbelt

Carpenter and former editor Mark Clement takes a look at Occidental’s...

Makita Rear-Handle Cordless Circular Saw

On the West Coast, rear-handle worm drives rule. Does this cordless version with a...

Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Driver

Did adding a third anvil increase driving speed, beats per minute, and torque, all...

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