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Other stories by Michael Springer

  • Pumping and Mucking Out

    After you can gain safe re-entry to a salvageable building damaged in a flood disaster, the first step is to evacuate the water and remove the soggy debris.

  • Flooded Boulder Creek

    Pictures and videos of Boulder Creek raging through dowtown Boulder CO on the first day of the September 2013 flood

  • One Week Later

    Boulder and 16 other counties in Colorado are still reeling from the disastrous floods that tore through the state during the last week.

  • 18-Volt Brushless Impact Drivers

    High-efficiency brushless motors and better batteries push the capacity of these full-size tools further than ever

  • 18-Volt Cordless Circular Saws

    The best models have good runtime and cut dense material without slowing down

  • Demo-Blade Showdown - Testing Recip-Saw Blades

    We pushed 18 recip-saw blades to their limits to determine their ability to cut quickly and resist wear.

  • Bessey TSC4.516 Staircase Clamps

    Does the mere thought of your next stair job — all that tightening and loosening by hand of dozens of large clamps — have your carpal tunnel syndrome acting up?

  • Crown Heritage EasAlign Handrail Joiner

    Joining stair handrail sections requires painstaking fitting and fastening, but the EasAlign system by Crown Heritage can make the job easier.

  • M.Power Flat Lying Trammel Heads

    M.Power's Flat Lying Trammel Heads have a pivoting point for fine adjustment and come with pencil and knife attachments.

  • Bosch GTL3 Layout Laser

    Part of Bosch's new laser line, the GTL3 layout laser projects 90- and 45-degree lines on a floor or wall.