Tools

EZ Pro Texture Gun Field Test

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Field-testing a tool pick from the National Hardware Show

Better Hex Wrenches, Pliers, and Nut Drivers by @wihatools (3 videos)

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Three tools that rock: Hex wrenches that stick, pliers that can double-down, and all of the drivers you'll ever need—in one pack.

Use a Planer to Make Your Jointer Bigger

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Joint a step and use a plywood sled to plane a parallel surface, flip, repeat.

 

National Hardware Show Highlights: Spill-Proof Gas Can

A better mousetrap that actually catches mice. Or at least pours gas without getting your hands gassy

National Hardware Show Tool Roundup: 3 Air Compressors

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Quiet, rust-free, light-weight compressors for jobsite, shop, or finish carpentry projects

Construction Falls: Skylight Safety

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Falls are the number one cause of fatalities in construction, accounting for one in three deaths, or roughly 267 people every year in the US

Framing Square 101: Adjusting and Indentifying

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Carpenter's squares are ubiquitous on jobsites, but the jumbo-jumbo written on them is Greek to most carpenters. Thanks, calculator.

Paslode Trim Nailer First Look

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New design improves battery and cartridge installation. If Cordless trim nailers fit your workflow, this gun is a good bet

 

Trocas de Trabajo

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Make the most of what you've got... and then pile on a little more

Totally Portable Woodworking Setup. Amazing.

A man, a plan, and some Baltic birch plywood becomes a stand-alone portable woodworking shop.