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Other stories by Bruce Greenlaw

  • Rethinking Amp-Hours

    Is the amp-hour rating of cordless-tool batteries strictly a measure of their capacity, or do bigger batteries offer more runtime and more power than their compact counterparts?

  • Flexo PET Sleeve

    Using Flexo's braided PET yarn sleeves, which come in various sizes and colors, is handy for preventing hoses from snagging and damaging your work.

  • Cordless Heated Jackets From Bosch, DeWalt, and Milwaukee

    From jackets to hoodies, there are now more options when it comes to staying warm on site.

  • Speedy One-Handed Clamps

    From the potent 450 pounds of clamping force delivered by the Stanley FatMax Xtreme Auto Trigger Clamp to the extended throat of the DeWalt Rapid Return Bar Clamp, these speedy jobsite essentials can greatly increase productivity.

  • Trimaco's Old School Heavyweight Butyl Drop Cloths

    Made in the U.S., these washable drop cloths consist of a tightly woven polyester/cotton fabric with a triple-coated utyl-rubber backing that helps prevent liquids from leaking through while also resisting slippage on hardwood and other solid surfaces.

  • Stanley FatMax Powerclaw

    The Powerclaw is a unique power strip that clamps to framing, ladders, or elsewhere to keep it off the ground or floor while conveniently positioning your power source.

  • Book: Understanding Wood

    This Taunton Press book is an invaluable reference packed with information about working with wood.

  • Ladder Safety App

    This free app from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health offers a handy way to determine ladder angles to ensure safety.

  • Festool Track Saw Recall

    Festool is recalling its TS 55 REQ Cut Track Saw due to a potential problem with the saw's plunge mechanism.

  • Stabila LD 420 Laser Distance Meter

    A new contender gets high marks