Events

Quick Hits from DeWalt, Bostitch, and Porter-Cable
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Quick Hits from DeWalt, Bostitch, and Porter-Cable

In June I was in New York City for a Stanley Black & Decker media event, during... More

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Worth Traveling For

There are not many things I'm willing to travel across the country for, but in a couple of weeks I'll be headed to my favorite event of the year - the JLC LIVE show in Providence, RI. More

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Tools from the Remodeling Show

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

Putting Young Tradespeople to the Test
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Putting Young Tradespeople to the Test

Every June thousands of students from high school and college vo-tech programs... More

Launch Time 2010
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Launch Time 2010

As tool makers prepare to roll out their newest products at the annual STAFDA (... More

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TOOLS of the TRADEshow-STAFDA 2009 Edition

Last week I attended the 33rd annual STAFDA convention and trade show in Atlanta, Georgia. Membership includes distributors, retailers, and manufacturers of light construction tools and related products. This show is always interesting for Tools of the Trade because it is where we find the latest in tools and equipment that relate closely to the trades of our readers. More

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Tool Tests

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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