Building Envelope

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V-Line Clamp

I'm always looking for faster techniques or tools to speed things up and found the... 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

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Product Watch: Flush-Cut Recip Blade

Cutting door and window openings through sheathing with a recip saw usually leaves... More

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Give Me a Break

Here's a good one: As of this past February, the 14th to be exact, young... More

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Senco Screwgun

The DuraSpin collated-feed screwgun combines the DuraSpin chassis with corded power for tough jobs. More

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Window Installation

Before I became a field-training consultant for builders, I was a builder and remodeler. Even then, long before mold was a hot topic, it bothered me how many different methods were used to install windows. Stucco guys did it one way, East Coasters another, and production framers in California had their own techniques. So I set out to find best practices for my own sites to prevent problems and to streamline production. More

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Tom Stall and Ed Sutt, Bostitch, East Greenwich, R.I.

Step into Bostitch's nail research lab with Ed Sutt and Tom Stall and you'd think... More

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Flashing and Sill Products

We've all seen the images of mold-infested homes that headlined media and... More


Tool Tests

Graco Ultra Paints Small Jobs Quick

Prep-to-Finish professional painter Scott Burt weighs in on the benefits of the...

DeWalt DW079LG 20V Green Rotary Tough Laser

Tested in the snow and rain, this IP67-rated laser unit wears the “tough” name well.

Two Wedge-Style Work Bootseaxyawrztaccvtaxfraexavutudzyvawd

Golden Fox and Thorogood are affordable, lesser-known boot brands. Do they stand...

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