Washington

A Mega Staging Project
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A Mega Staging Project

To the tradesmen restoring the U.S. Capitol dome, getting there is half the battle. More

Nitrile Work Gloves
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Nitrile Work Gloves

These thin grippy gloves provide moderate protection from the cold without feeling... More

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Time Lapse: Framing, Trimming, and Standing a Rake Wall

The most efficient way to do the work is flat on the deck and without a big crew. More

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A Deck Builder’s Jobsite Drone

Some folks would say this isn’t a tool. But it is. More

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High Reach Excavator Accident

Gil Olson was operating a high reach excavator on a demolition job in Seattle when a 10-by-30-foot section of concrete came loose and fell 8 stories onto the cab. More

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Foul Weather Work Wear

It rains a lot in the Pacific Northwest and we can't stop working just because it is wet. I don't mind working in the rain, but I do mind being uncomfortable – so for me, good rain gear is an important part of my tool kit. More

First Test: Nailing With Nitrogen
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First Test: Nailing With Nitrogen

Senco's new Fusion trim nailers operate unlike any drive system you've seen before... More

First Test: Paslode Angled 16-Gauge Nailer
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First Test: Paslode Angled 16-Gauge Nailer

In my architectural woodworking business, finish nailers are the pneumatic tools... More

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Hiding Exposed Screw Heads

On most kitchen cabinet installations, the mounting screws are inconspicuous and the client never notices them. More

Utility Knives
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Utility Knives

When I started in construction, I pilfered a bunch of tools from my father, among... More

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