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Pak-Lite Flashlight

A simple cap with two LEDs turns a 9-volt battery into a tiny flashlight. More

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Pneuhook Universal Quick-Change Hook

The Pneuhook universal quick-change hook is equipped with a coupler and a male... More

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Working With Wormdrive Saws

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

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To Improve the Energy Performance of Walls, Look at Total R-Value

Today’s builders are learning to mitigate thermal bridging by using alternative... More

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New FatMax Tools

Stanley has introduced several innovative hand tools lately, including the FatMax... More

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Windfall Lumber Black Walnut End-Grain Countertops

These countertops are made by fusing the end pieces of wood strips. Colors range... More

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Troubleshooting a Kitchen Remodel

Twists and turns in a complex kitchen installation call for constant... More

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Is Rain-Screen Siding Worth the Effort?

It's good insurance against problems caused by wind-driven rain, but experts wonder whether the additional cost is necessary. More

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Resources: Small Business Accounting

Small business accounting manual; guide to working alone; builder’s field guide More

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Shared Septic Systems

High water tables and poor soils preclude the use of conventional sewage treatment methods on some new and existing house sites. One solution is a system that combines a sand filter and shallow drainage field designed for use by more than one household. More

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