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    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.

  • Makita LS0714 Sliding Compound-Miter Saw

    From light framing to finish carpentry, this Makita saw offers great cutting capacity and is light-weight.

  • 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.

  • Convenient Metal-Cutting Miter Saw

    Perfect for general carpentry, this easy-to-use saw slices through non-ferrous metals with ease, delivering clean, burr-free cuts.

  • Pam Tite Hot-Melt Adhesive System

    Bill Robinson reviews the HB 220 industrial glue gun and Pam Tite thermoplastic adhesives.

  • Collomix Xo 1 Hand-Held Mixer

    This easy-to-use mixer is handy for a wide range of mixing jobs from paint and plaster to adhesives, ready-mixed mortar, and other coatings.

  • 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.

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