Locksets and Hardware

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Remodelers' Favorite Hand Tools

We asked about your preferred brands of six common tools and here’s what you told us. More

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Xena Bulletlock Padlock

Whether you're securing a building or a gangbox full of tools, a tough lock is... More

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Repurposing a Lock Mortiser

Last summer I built a set of craftsman style carriage doors for my house and... More

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Tiger Claw Semi-Automatic Hidden Deck Fastener Installation Gun

Using hidden deck-fastening hardware makes for a neater-looking composite deck but... More

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Nail Pricing Survey

The January 16th anti-dumping ruling on nail imports by the U.S. Department of Commerce caused nail prices to jump an average of 30% within days of the announcement. Help us track this important issue by answering the following survey questions. More

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Hiding Exposed Screw Heads

On most kitchen cabinet installations, the mounting screws are inconspicuous and the client never notices them. 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 Boots

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

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