New Festool Saw May Be Recalled

Reports of unspecified problems with the plunge mechanism of Festool's new tracksaw may lead to a recall. More

ITW: Who Owns What?

What does a Paslode nailer have in common with a Miller welder and a Tapcon fastener? More

No, it’s not your eyes

From the department of boring corporate news: Stanley does something for only the... More

Coming to a Lumber Yard or Supplier Near You

A few weeks back a fellow editor asked if I planned to cover the announcement of a... More

Tool Companies by the Numbers: Makita

My wife told me I'm a dork because I read annual reports (well, that's not the... More

Tool Companies: Who Owns What? (Part 2)

What does a Baldwin lockset have in common with a Rayovac battery and a George Foreman Grill? More

Tool Companies: Who Owns What?

What does a Crescent wrench have in common with a Lufkin tape and the original Allen wrench? More

Hard-to-Find Brand of Hand Tools

If you were to mention NWS to a European tradesman he'd know you were talking about high-end German-made hand tools. More

DeWalt Takes on Hilti?

Late last week DeWalt's parent company, Stanley Black & Decker, purchased Powers Fasteners. More

What the heck is Interskol?

In the U.S. we buy power tools from companies such as Bosch, DeWalt, and Milwaukee. But if you lived in Russia, you'd be equally familiar with Interskol. More

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