Tips And Techniques

How to Avoid Nailgun Blowouts
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How to Avoid Nailgun Blowouts

[VIDEO] Jesse De Geest explains how and why blowouts happen, how to avoid them,... More

When to Reach for the Blow Torch
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When to Reach for the Blow Torch

Antiqued, weathered wood is a hot commodity these days. If you have a torch, water... More

How to Make Your Router Into a Surface Planer
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How to Make Your Router Into a Surface Planer

You don’t need a thickness planer to flatten large slabs of wood. It’s actually... More

Cutting Metal Roofing
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Cutting Metal Roofing

What tool works best for cutting roofing to fit a valley? John La Torre Jr., a... More

Scribing With a Multi-Tool
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Scribing With a Multi-Tool

Video blogger The Samurai Carpenter shares his approach for using a multi-tool to ... More

Japanese Stair Builders in Action
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Japanese Stair Builders in Action

Their tools and methods are far more familiar than those of Japanese framers, but... More

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Tool Tests

Tool Test: Milwaukee Magnetic Box Level

Milwaukee has a new line of levels out called Redstick. How'd the 8-ft. box level...

Ridgid Mobile Miter Saw Stand

Carpenter Brian Way gave the gravity-rise miter-saw stand from Ridgid a hard look....

Two Work Jackets Reviewed

Contributing editor Tim Uhler torments the Grundens Neptune and Helly Hansen's...

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