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Scribing Wood to Stone
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Scribing Wood to Stone

An angle grinder does the easy work of hogging out material; your scribing skills... More

A Builder's View of World of Concrete
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A Builder's View of World of Concrete

JLC contributor Matt Risinger attended the World of Concrete this year for the... More

WOC 2017 in 90 Seconds
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WOC 2017 in 90 Seconds

Take a tour through the aisles and booths of this year's World of Concrete show in... More

7 Cool and Unusual Tools From the 2016 STAFDA Show
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7 Cool and Unusual Tools From the 2016 STAFDA Show

Darth Vader’s face shield, strange hammers, and an $11,000 tool support. More

Tool Review: Festool HKC 55 EB Circular Saw Set
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Tool Review: Festool HKC 55 EB Circular Saw Set

A rough framer, concrete former, and sider by trade, our contributing editor Tim... More

Preventing Router Blowout
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Preventing Router Blowout

In this video, you'll learn two quick and easy tips for preventing tear-outs when... More

First Look: Skilsaw Medusaw
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First Look: Skilsaw Medusaw

Skilsaw is extending the reach of its well-known technology with the first... More

Makita Circular Saw Recall
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Makita Circular Saw Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Makita,... More

SB&D Acquires Lenox, Irwin, and Hilmor
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SB&D Acquires Lenox, Irwin, and Hilmor

The world’s largest tool company is about to get bigger—and probably better. More

Germany, Festool, and New Tools
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Germany, Festool, and New Tools

Last month Tools of the Trade editor Chris Ermides toured the Festool headquarters... 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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