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Bosch Mortar Knife
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Bosch Mortar Knife

This rotary hammer bit is designed to quickly remove mortar from vertical joints... More

Product Watch: Rebar-Resistant Masonry Bit
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Product Watch: Rebar-Resistant Masonry Bit

Nothing destroys masonry bits like rebar. One solution may be the new SpeedHammer... More

A Full Day's Work in One Hour
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A Full Day's Work in One Hour

Ray Robinson, Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 winner More

Tramex MRH III Moisture Meter
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Tramex MRH III Moisture Meter

Tramex's MRH III noninvasive moisture meter measures the moisture content of most... More

Arcus Contoured Masonry Blade
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Arcus Contoured Masonry Blade

Thanks to its unique saucerlike shape, the 7-inch Contoured Masonry Blade by Arcus... More

Hot Finds: Simple Man Products Spyder Scraper
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Hot Finds: Simple Man Products Spyder Scraper

The Spyder Scraper from Simple Man Products is about as basic as a tool gets. More

Product Watch: Marshalltown DURAdjust Brick Trowel
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Product Watch: Marshalltown DURAdjust Brick Trowel

Marshalltown's new DURAdjust brick trowel has a dial that lets the user adjust the... More

Barrett Diamond Products Tilebit-Pro System
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Barrett Diamond Products Tilebit-Pro System

Few things are more frustrating than trying to drill through porcelain tile with... More

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Mark Orwig and Dennis Smith

Necessity is the mother of invention–and tool hounds. Say you've got to cut curves into some huge oak timbers that weigh 400 lbs. apiece. Your bandsaw is out–or is it? Not if you're Mark Orwig and Dennis Smith. The two master carpenters loaded their bandsaw onto a dolly and moved the saw–not the beams–to shape them for a large Tudor house they built. More

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Masonry Magic

Installing manufactured stone products. More

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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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