Building Envelope

V-Line Clamp
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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

Product Watch: Flush-Cut Recip Blade
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Product Watch: Flush-Cut Recip Blade

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

Give Me a Break
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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

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

Flashing and Sill Products
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Flashing and Sill Products

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

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Three European-Style Work Pants Reviewed

If you haven't considered wearing European-style construction pants before, Tim...

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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