Bosch T4B Miter-Saw Stand
The Bosch T4B's solid-rubber tires roll over rough terrain and make it easier to...
Combination Jab Saw/Utility Knife
I've been testing tools for years and am on a lot of mailing lists, so new tools...
Buying a Portable Generator
Get the right size machine with built-in GFCI protection and – if you need it –...
First Test: DeWalt's New Framing Saw
Wormdrive saws are known for being plenty strong – and plenty heavy too. And as it...
First Test: High-Pressure Pneumatics
Makita is bringing its high-pressure nailer line to the U.S., and we were the...
First Test: Bosch's First-Ever Nailer
Out West where I build, the Big Three of framing nailers are Hitachi, Paslode, and...
First Test: The New Nail Bangers
Tools of the Trade rounded up nine waffle-faced framing hammers from around the globe and put them out on a Colorado jobsite with 15 framers, lead by regular contributor Michael Davis, to see how they'd stack up. Here's what we learned, in order of increasing appreciation.
I never gave much thought to work gloves. They were just another part of my work...
Metal Connector Nailers
Years ago I'd routinely build houses that didn't have any metal connectors in them...