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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Two Work Jackets Reviewed

Contributing editor Tim Uhler torments the Grundens Neptune and Helly Hansen's...

Sawzall Vs. Flexvolt

How do the Milwaukee and DeWalt reciprocating saws match up?

DeWalt Cordless FlexVolt Recip Saw

After testing the Milwaukee Fuel Sawzall, a small crew of framers in the Pacific...

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