Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA

Redwing CrV Work Boots

A new line of lighter more flexible boots with an anatomically correct foot bed.  More

SawStop Jobsite Table Saw

Flesh-sensing safety technology will soon be available on portable models. More

Building Waterproof Roof Decks

Get better performance from your deck covering by using ‘best practices’ framing... More

ICS Concrete Cutting Chainsaws

These unusual tools may be just the thing for curb cuts, squaring corners, and cuts where it’s not worth bringing in a track-mounted wall saw. More

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Ductless Heat Pumps

These easily installed units offer flexible sizing and high efficiency at moderate... More

Plywood Turns 100

Industry celebrates anniversary in Portland, Ore. More

Dead Stop

Steve Gass is out to change the tool world in a big way. The Portland, Ore., inventor is a woodworker and patent attorney who holds a Ph.D. in physics. His new safety device for table saws could mean the difference between a Band-Aid and an amputation. You've got to see Gass's SawStop in action to believe it. The electrically controlled super brake stops a full-speed table saw blade within 1/4 of a revolution when it comes in contact with a finger--even with a feed-rate as high as 60 feet per minute. Gass likens his invention to automotive airbags. More

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