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  • A Trip to the Recip Blade Factory

    If you've ever wondered how recip saw blades are made, here's your chance to find out. Tools of the Trade editor, Dave Frane,  toured a factory last winter and convinced Lenox to let him take photographs of just about everything he saw.

  • Working With Wormdrive Saws

    A look at what's new in Bosch and Skil wormdrive saws.

  • Building Freestanding Walls

    John LaTorre Jr. shows how to build a wall that's an independent structure when there are no other walls to tie into for rigidity.

  • Bosch 18V Multi-X Oscillating Multi-Tool

    A handy remodeling tool for everything from delicate material removal to finishing touches, Steve Demetrick reviews this Bosch cordless model.

  • On the Job

    Framing an octagonal vaulted ceiling.

  • New Joists for an Old Floor

    The best remedy for a sagging out-of-level floor is putting in new LVL joists and engineered subfloor.

  • Mafell Erika Pull-Push Saw

    Powering an 8 7/8-inch Mafell blade, the Erika can rip like a table saw and crosscut like a sliding compound-miter saw.

  • SawStop Contractor Table Saw

    SawStop Contractor Table Saw

  • Miter-Saw Stands - FastCap

    The basic FastCap Pro model has no wheels and comes with one continuous 64-inch wing with a metric or imperial scale and a flip stop. The rest of the stands have four wheels for better mobility, and include a variety of accessories.

  • Homemade Miter Saw Stands

    Many carpenters make their own saw stands, which they can tailor exactly to the work they do. These stands are their workbenches, and because the stands are wooden, users can nail or screw their accessories anywhere.