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Three Old-School Sawmills
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Three Old-School Sawmills

Two are among the last of their kind and one is unlike any that ever existed.  More

A Trip to the Sawmill
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A Trip to the Sawmill

See how logs become lumber at the only operational redwood mill on California's... More

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A Trip to the Plywood Factory

The other day I received an email blast from one of the big box stores touting a particular brand of hardwood plywood. I can't vouch for its quality because I haven't used it, but I like that it's made in the USA (most plywood is from China, Canada, and other countries with forest industries). More

A Durable Truck Rack
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A Durable Truck Rack

I navigated the first decade of my carpentry career without a lumber rack. More

Reconnx Nail Kicker V20 Nail Remover
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Reconnx Nail Kicker V20 Nail Remover

The Nail Kicker V20 by Reconnx removes nails from lumber. More

Chris Holmgren, Dickerson, Md.
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Chris Holmgren, Dickerson, Md.

The U.S. Forest Service says 3.8 billion board feet of good timber–felled from... More

Tool Test: Sliding Miter Saws
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Tool Test: Sliding Miter Saws

Whether it's into wood or your wallet, large sliding miter saws make the biggest... More

Product Watch: Festool Trim-Router Set
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Product Watch: Festool Trim-Router Set

Festool's MFK 700 EQ trim-router set weighs 4.2 pounds, micro-adjusts to 1/256-... More

Milwaukee Wormdrive Saws
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Milwaukee Wormdrive Saws

Milwaukee's two new wormdrive saws — 6477-20 (with standard plug) and 6577-20 (... More

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