Carpentry

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Beveling Post Tops

Getting the point to come together accurately isn’t easy. A beam saw gets the shape close, but the chisel and belt sander fine-tune the point. More

Scribing With a Multi-Tool
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Scribing With a Multi-Tool

Video blogger The Samurai Carpenter shares his approach for using a multi-tool to ... More

A Finish Carpenter's Bag of Tricks
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A Finish Carpenter's Bag of Tricks

Every tradesperson has favorite hand tools. Here are some of mine More

Hammer vs. Rigging Axe
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Hammer vs. Rigging Axe

Will Holladay recently sent us an excerpt from his latest work, Reflections From... More

New Hammers From Fiskars
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New Hammers From Fiskars

Fiskars has been making high-quality hand tools for more than 20 years; now it has... More

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Making the NCAA Final Four Court

On the Eve of March Madness watch the process of assembling, sanding, and applying graphics to a college hoops court floor. More

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From Napkin Sketch to Stiletto Flatbar

Take a walk through the development of Stiletto’s Titanium Flatbar, from concept to final product. More

Razorscribe Leaves a Clean Edge
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Razorscribe Leaves a Clean Edge

Here's a handy scribing tool that doubles as a stud finder. More

The Bosch JS120BN Cordless Jigsaw
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The Bosch JS120BN Cordless Jigsaw

 Tool review from the jobsite: A veteran builder in upstate New York puts the new... More

Insane Japanese Carpentry
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Insane Japanese Carpentry

Tools and techniques differ by country but are especially different in Japan. More

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Field Tested: The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

Mark Martinez, the inventor of the Stiletto TiBone, has a new hammer out, and as...

Ryobi P305 18v Cordless Hot Glue Gun

Contributor Brian Way provides an unbiased review on a cordless glue gun from...

Two Hitachi Cordless Finish Nailers

Here's an in-depth review of Hitachi's 15-ga. and 18-ga. battery-powered finish...

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