Three Machine Shop Videos

A quick look at a shop in a shipping container, a giant lathe, and vintage... More

A Peek inside a 1950s Prefab Housing Factory

Using a mix of familiar and not-so-familiar tools and machines, workers at this Indiana plant could prefab a house in 7 minutes. More

The Correct Way to Power Sand

What do you mean it’s wrong? I’ve been doing it that way for 30 years! More

Blasting Rock With a Bullet

You could buy a fancy pants micro-blaster. Or, you could do this. More

Are You Pinteresting?

The most important social media tool for you and your deck building business?... More

Festool First Look

Tools of the Trade recently got a sneak peek at what's next from German tool manufacturer Festool at its new U.S. headquarters in Indiana, and we're allowed to share three tools with our readers. More

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Big builder goes solar; restoration show; affordable-housing index; more More

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Backfill: Roofing With Gold

Gold leaf roofing More

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Dressing Up A Pier Foundation

Here's a skirt detail that you can use to conceal piers or posts supporting a deck... More

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Business Forum: So You Want to Become a Home Inspector?

Home inspection opportunities More

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