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Three Simple Home-Made Hoists

What tradesman isn’t fascinated by clever gizmos designed to make it easy to lift... More

Fein Redesigns Its Turbo Dust Extractors

The name of this new line of vacuums may be familiar, but the form factor and... More

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Hillside Elevators

Waterfront property never goes out of style, and everyone likes a spectacular... More

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Power Lift for Attic Access

Fits between trusses and provides an alternative to carrying stored items up and... More

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Buying a Skid Steer

If you can afford only one machine, make it one of these. More

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PLS2E laser; drywall lift from eBay; specialty nailers; lifting equipment More

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Installing Residential Elevators

A second-generation elevator installer lays out what GCs need to know to prepare... More

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Top-Down Roofing

Installing shingles in 4- to 7-foot lifts from the ridge down reduces granule loss... More

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Framing an Octagonal Roof

A master framer safely cuts and assembles a complex bell-shaped turret roof in... More

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