Three Old-School Sawmills
Two are among the last of their kind and one is unlike any that ever existed.
A Trip to the Sawmill
See how logs become lumber at the only operational redwood mill on California's...
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).
A Durable Truck Rack
I navigated the first decade of my carpentry career without a lumber rack.
Reconnx Nail Kicker V20 Nail Remover
The Nail Kicker V20 by Reconnx removes nails from lumber.
Chris Holmgren, Dickerson, Md.
The U.S. Forest Service says 3.8 billion board feet of good timber–felled from...
Tool Test: Sliding Miter Saws
Whether it's into wood or your wallet, large sliding miter saws make the biggest...
Product Watch: Festool Trim-Router Set
Festool's MFK 700 EQ trim-router set weighs 4.2 pounds, micro-adjusts to 1/256-...
Milwaukee Wormdrive Saws
Milwaukee's two new wormdrive saws — 6477-20 (with standard plug) and 6577-20 (...