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Two Must-Have Saw Stands for Finish Carpentry
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Two Must-Have Saw Stands for Finish Carpentry

Build them yourself for optimal portability and function More

Last Minute Gift Ideas
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Last Minute Gift Ideas

Tools of the Trade and JLC contributor Matt Risinger puts out a holiday... More

A Close Look at Two Chalk Lines
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A Close Look at Two Chalk Lines

Framer and JLC contributing editor Tim Uhler put two Milwaukee chalk lines through... More

Faster, Lighter Cordless Drywall Tools
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Faster, Lighter Cordless Drywall Tools

Milwaukee announced a feature-packed cordless drywall gun and cutout tool at their... More

Milwaukee Trueview LED Stand Light
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Milwaukee Trueview LED Stand Light

Tool review from the jobsite: Milwaukee’s Trueview LED work light on a sturdy,... More

Razorscribe Leaves a Clean Edge
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Razorscribe Leaves a Clean Edge

Here's a handy scribing tool that doubles as a stud finder. More

Woodworker Turned Inventor
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Woodworker Turned Inventor

Professional woodworker Tico Vogt invented a series of niche jigs that are as... More

The AirShim Makes Leveling Easier
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The AirShim Makes Leveling Easier

Tool review from the jobsite: This small, inflatable bag is small enough to fit... 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

A Cordless Drain Auger
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A Cordless Drain Auger

This tool promises to make a lousy job a little less lousy to do. 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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