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  • MFM Offers Underlayment Co-Branding Program

    Could co-branding be the right extension for your marketing efforts? These underlayments let you shout your name from the rooftops.

     
  • Hacking a Miter Saw

    The Amish carpenter who converted this machine from electric to gas may not consider it a hack. But it is.

     
  • Draw and Cut

    A new way to set up a twin-blade utility knife.

     
  • The Baddest Cordless Drill Yet

    According to its maker this soon-to-be-released model will be the most powerful tool of its kind.

     
  • Framing Company Faces $228K in Fines

    A Florida framer faces $228,690 in proposed penalties for failing to provide fall protection, according to federal regulators.

     
  • Construction in Reverse

    ... with additional hazards. That's how OSHA defines demolition, and offers resources for making the job safer.

     
  • NativeStone Sinks Offer Beauty with Heft

    Formed from modified concrete, Native Trail’s new line of kitchen and bath sinks blends style, sturdiness, and sustainability.

     
  • When Clients Ask, 'What's Your Markup?' Say This

    Don't let the question unnerve you, and instead answer the question with questions of your own.

     
  • Three Scary Table Saws

    They're a tool company lawyer's nightmare: crank-start gasoline engines, exposed belts and flywheels, and a gnarly-looking power feed.

     
  • Jobsite Organizers

    Reasonably priced and sturdy, these boxes allow for convenient storage of small parts and fasteners.

     
  • Faster Job-Site Joinery

    A few tools to help make finish carpentry joinery faster and more accurate.

     
  • Criminal Malpractice or Animal Nest Problem?

    A Truckee, Calif., contractor accused of causing a deadly carbon-monoxide leak is charged with felony manslaughter.

     
  • The Not-So-Plane Home

    Where will you retire? For one Oregon man, a used commercial jet makes a fine new retirement home.

     
  • A Trip to the Heavy Equipment Boneyard

    Who wouldn't want to poke through a field containing a donkey-engine, modified WWII half-track, and other machines once used by loggers?

     
  • How a 10-Foot Fall Changed One Family's Life

    Jason Anker lives in the U.K. and was once a roofer. And then he fell and was paralyzed. And then he lost his house and got divorced. And since that time the accident has exacted a terrible toll on him, his friends, and family. There is nothing more to be said about this video except for watch it...

     
  • 10-inch Compound Sliding Miter Saw

    This sliding dual compound saw has the same cross cut capacity as the LS1016 but is 10 pounds lighter and sells for about $100 less.

     
  • First Aid Powder Stops the Bleeding

    Sometimes we cut something we didn't mean to cut. When that happens, this pocket-sized container of powder might come in handy. Here's hoping you never need it.

     
  • A Trip to the Chainsaw Museum

    This private museum in southern Washington state houses a huge collection (we're talking thousands) of rare, unusual saws.

     
  • A Fun Look at Funny Looking Work Pants

    What does a stand-up comic have in common with an unlucky test subject and a tradesman with "helpful" co-workers?

     
  • 'Yelp Trial' Conclusion

    Judge says defendant "posted untruths" in her online reviews, warns similar cases could "chill free speech."