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Other stories by Greg%20Burnet

  • An Efficient Box Truck Build-Out

    An organized work vehicle can save you a ton of time and effort, and it might even double as a portable workplace.

  • Installing Full-Frame Replacement Windows

    A window and door specialist from Chicago shares fast and efficient installation methods to ensure windows perform well and stand the test of time.

  • Modular Tool Organizers

    Tool organizers from Festool, DeWalt, and Bosch. Choose which system best fits your needs depending on work style, budget, and level of customization.

  • DeWalt DWE357 Reciprocating Saw

    A good tool for making cuts in tight spots

  • Makita LS1216L Sliding Compound Miter Saw

    The older I get, the more I tend to favor smaller and lighter power tools that are easy to move around the job site.

  • Remodeling for Accessibility

    Recently my Chicago-based construction company renovated a second-floor apartment in a 19-story building to make it more user-friendly for disabled and elderly residents.

  • The Eight-Hour Kitchen Remodel

    Meticulous planning was the key to profitability on this multi-unit job.

  • Porter-Cable 371 Compact Belt Sander

    There are few things more satisfying than scribing a piece of trim and having it fit perfectly on the first try. Porter-Cable's 371 belt sander should make such precision scribing a lot easier.

  • Running Wire in Conduit

    EMT costs more up front, but it's less likely to get damaged and makes future upgrades a lot easier.

  • Toolbox

    Makita compact cordless drill and impact driver; Kevlar work jeans; plumbing and heating; tile