Tools

Ridgid Gen5X Brushless Belt Sander Video Review

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Ridgid and Ryobi (both TTI companies) decided to bust through the cordless barrier when it comes to belt sanders

 

What Happens When You Crash a Work Van?

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Do not be a dummy, make sure your tools are solidly secured, and put some protection between you and them—in case they ain't.

 

A Home-Made Multi-Function Tool Cart

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A woodworker in Belgium goes Festool one better by devising a wheeled folding bench that works with their products.

A Human Controlled Jobsite Robot

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You get paid for what you do and what you know. If robots can do what you do, then is time to know more.

Makita SP6000J Track Saw: #WorthIT

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A great saw—in spite of a couple of flaws—that will make fast work out of long miters. Even compound miters.

 

Product Review: iClone App Boosts Contractor Productivity

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Need an extra hand on the job? Fire up the iClone app and match the settings to the task at hand.

Pneumatic Vs Cordless Nailers: What’s the Best Choice?

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Cordless nailers are twice as heavy, twice as expensive, and twice as slow as pneumatics. They can also save you 30 minutes per day.

The Projectile Potential of Kickback From a Tablesaw

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The tablesaw is probably the most dangerous tool in your shop because the blade spins toward you

 

Head2Head Tool Test: Cordless Reciprocating Saws

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Eight saws, an endless supply of new blades, and a few editors with nothing better to do than cut stuff

19 Tool Gifts over $250

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It is time to stop messing around. Get out there and get gift-buying!

20 Tool Gifts Between $50 and $250

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Top picks for tool hounds and the people who buy presents for us. Ahem.

Holiday Gift Guide for Tool Hounds: 20 Tools Under $50

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The holiday shopping season is right around the corner and we have our top picks for the Best Tool Gifts for 2016!

Hand vs. Tablesaw: The Sausage Edition

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4 Videos of extreme tool tests and one test that is a little tamer. Kenny Kohler, of ProToolReviews, puts his hand in harm's way — #LookMaNoHotDog!

BOSCH Self-Leveling Cross Line Laser

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If you can only fit one laser level in your bucket, this one is a good choice

 

Ecuadoran Tool Box—er, Cylinder

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...besides five-gallon buckets and plastic grocery bags, using some sort of sewer pipe seems to be the most common.