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When Tool Skills Lead to Amusement

You won’t believe the vision, craftsmanship and work by this Italian restaurateur-turned carpenter and inventor. More

Kett KL-200 Double-Cut Shears
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Kett KL-200 Double-Cut Shears

A sacrificial waste strip prevents the finished piece from warping during the cut. More

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Braking Grinder
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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Braking Grinder

This second generation tool provides cordless convenience with advanced safety... More

Insane Japanese Carpentry
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Insane Japanese Carpentry

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

What Stick Welding has in Common with Clams
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What Stick Welding has in Common with Clams

5 things you need to know to perform this most macho and cerebral of trades.  More

Milwaukee M18 Cordless Magnetic Drill
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Milwaukee M18 Cordless Magnetic Drill

Mag drills aren’t for everyone, but this one will be a big step forward for the... More

Bosch CSM 180 Metal Cutting Saw
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Bosch CSM 180 Metal Cutting Saw

This small light cordless saw is specifically designed for cutting metal. More

Convicted Killers Use Power Tools to Cut Their Way Out of Prison
Three Machine Shop Videos
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Three Machine Shop Videos

A quick look at a shop in a shipping container, a giant lathe, and vintage... More

Jumper Cable Truck Battery Welding Hack
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Jumper Cable Truck Battery Welding Hack

Desperate times call for desperate measures—and the kinds of things MacGyver might... More

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DeWalt Cordless FlexVolt Recip Saw

After testing the Milwaukee Fuel Sawzall, a small crew of framers in the Pacific...

Review: M18 Rocket LED Tower Light and Charger

A new tower light from Milwaukee runs on battery, or AC power, and can charge a...

The New 10-1/4-Inch Big Foot Worm Drive Saw

A few small improvements yield a lighter, better-balanced saw than its predecessor.

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