Are you a subscriber but don’t have an online account?

Register for full online access.

 
 
 
 

More stories about News

  • An Incredible Home-Made Router Table

    Why buy a router table when you can make one in the shop. I mean, how hard can it be? Well, that depends. This one is pretty ingenious, but we're pretty sure it took a little planning.

  • EPA Expands Oversight of Lead-Paint Rule

    Will remodelers come to dread a letter from the EPA more than one from the IRS?

  • DeWalt DWE7491RS Jobsite Table Saw

    The largest of three models introduced in 2013, this portable saw has a wheeled stand and 32 1/2 inches of rip capacity.

  • What is the Best Vehicle for Construction Work?

    There are plenty of ways to get yourself and your tools to the jobsite, plus a load of material or equipment. Everybody has their favorite—truck, van, trailer, or some other alternative. Please let us know about the vehicle you drive to work. We will publish the results in an upcoming article.

  • Ryobi Cordless Brad Nailer

    Ryobi has added the P320 brad nailer to its One+18-volt system. This tool offers hoseless nailing on a budget, and might be just the thing for service work and small jobs.

  • Ergodyne Squids Retractable Lanyard

    Ergodyne's retractable tool lanyards help prevent tools from falling off a ladder or roof, without inhibiting your ability to work.

  • Concrete Lumber

    Made from a cementitious composite, this fire-proof lumber promises durability and strength.

  • Dust Collecting Circular Saw

    This 7 1/4-inch saw uses cyclonic action and a washable filter to collect dust without the use of a vac.

  • CNC Routing Comes to the Jobsite

    This 35-pound, toaster-oven-sized CNC machine can cut, rout, or carve an area 6 by 8 inches up to 4 inches deep.

  • Mississippi Adopts Statewide Building Code Law

    After receiving negative attention for lax code policies, Mississippi has moved to require enforcement of model building codes statewide.