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New Jigsaw Blades From Bosch

Made with carbide instead of standard bi-metals, the new Bosch jigsaw blades are... More

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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

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SkilSaw Worm Drives – Quality and Durability

SkilSaw Worm Drives – Quality and Durability More

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A Trip to the Lumber Mill

Here is a video of the operations at one of Hancock Lumber’s mills in Maine. More

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Chinese plywood is about to go up in price

In response to an unfair trade petition by U.S. manufacturers of hardwood plywood, the U.S. Commerce Department is going to impose up to a 27% duty on imported Chinese plywood. More

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New Tax on Wood Creates Confusion in California

As of January 1, California retailers have been required to collect an extra one percent tax certain lumber products. Plywood, framing lumber, and unfinished decking are among the products subject to the tax. Doors, windows, trim, and other more heavily processed items are not. More

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Woodworking Blades

Irwin's sub-brand Marples, a name best known for chisels, has just released a new... More

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What's up with Canadian Woodworkers?

And I mean that in a good way. I keep running across incredible inventions by Canadian woodworkers and it makes me wonder if there's something in the water up there or if maybe they get snowed in and spend all winter in the shop. More

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Tool Test: Six-Inch Jointers

Jointers are the go-to tools for straightening and squaring lumber, and... More

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Launch Time 2010: Delta Machinery Laser Drill Press

The 18-inch Laser Drill Press (18-900L) has a 16-speed (170-3,000 rpm) heavy-duty... More

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DeWalt DW079LG 20V Green Rotary Tough Laser

Tested in the snow and rain, this IP67-rated laser unit wears the “tough” name well.

Two Wedge-Style Work Boots

Golden Fox and Thorogood are affordable, lesser-known boot brands. Do they stand...

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