I'm still kicking myself over not having a camera with me the time I was at the lumber yard and parked next to a restored 1950s pickup with a custom-made stainless steel rack on it. More
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. More
John Miller of Tapco Tools used a short version of the Anniversary Brake to show me how to make a number of different flashings: sill pans, head flashings, and a brick mold trim for use with replacement windows. More
When General Motors recently previewed its completely revamped Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Heavy-Duty pickups to automotive journalists, the event included a display of stripped chassis that allowed the media to compare the previous models side-by-side with the new ones. Last year's versions were supremely capable work vehicles, among the best trucks ever built. But the 2011 pickups are an awesome step up in just about every capacity. More
Turnabout is fair play in the automotive business, so after Ford and then Dodge gave their heavy-duty pickup lines a top-to-tailgate remodel, truck buyers could guess that it wouldn't be long before General Motors' fleet of HD work vehicles would get an overhaul as well. More
Shape aluminum and vinyl coil stock with the Alum-A-Brake Ultima Plus bending brake. More
Carpenter Brian Way gave the gravity-rise miter-saw stand from Ridgid a hard look....
Contributing editor Tim Uhler torments the Grundens Neptune and Helly Hansen's...
How do the Milwaukee and DeWalt reciprocating saws match up?