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6 uses for a multi-tool

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Three top picks from ProToolReviews

react v sawstop

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A head-to-head comparison of the only two flesh-sensing jobsite table saws on the market


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Molding & Millwork

Precision and utility are hallmarks of this mortise and tenon joiner from Festool


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Tools and Equipment

Ridgid brings tool-free accessory change, an LED light, and a variable speed trigger to its multi-tool

DeWalt Flexvolt circular saw
Tools and Equipment

DeWalt's new battery technology automatically switches between 20 and 60 volts depending on the tool 

3rd Hand Magnetic Dust Barrier Door System from FastCap

FastCap's 3rd Hand Magnetic Dust Barrier Door System. Photo: FastCap

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DeWalt 60v Sliding Compound Miter saw with Power Station

The 120v FlexVolt 12-inch Sliding Miter Saw runs on two 60v FlexVolt batteris plugged in side by side behind the motor housing. "Cuts like butter" was the comment from the guy who was crosscutting a 4x4. Shown next to it is dust-collection vac running off the FlexVolt power station mounted on top of it.

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Big news from DeWalt’s media day, which introduced a new battery system called FlexVolt. From what I saw it’s pretty clear that it’s going to change the game for cordless tools.

Veto Pro Pac Tech-MCT

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A compact version of the Pro Pac MC, this tough toolbag offers organization and plenty of storage in a form factor that's grab-and-go ready

Impact Duty Titanium Red Helix Twist Drill Bits are suitable for drilling wood, iron, steel, aluminum, magnesium, and similar materials.
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Milwaukee Tools introduces titanium nitride-coated bits to its Shockwave line 

The Makita RJ03R1 Cordless Recipro Saw is compact and has several useful features
Tools and Equipment

If you're looking for a compact, handy 12-volt saw, check out this option from Makita

The DeWalt Compact Jobsite Table Saw is a good choice for pros seeking a portable table saw
Tools and Equipment

For many portable table saws, the word “compact” can indicate too much loss of function. Not so with the DeWalt

Festool TS 75 plunge cut track saw in action

Michael Losey, lead carpenter for remodeling company Bright Ideas by Martinec, weights in on the pros (and maybe one con) of the Festool track saw

Table saw lawsuit outcome important for increased implementation of flesh-sensing technology.

Appeals court upholds ruling against table saw manufacturer in accident case

Tool review of the DeWalt 20V Max miter saw

DeWalt's latest offering comes in strong with cordless convenience and excellent build quality 


Here are some tips on what to do immediately after a table saw injury, just in case.

A Question of Liability: Table Saws in the Courtroom

Court battles for table-saw related issues, such as flesh-sensor patents and lawsuits by injured table saw users, have been subject of legal controversy.

A Clean Cut: A Look Into Surgery for Table-Saw Related Injuries

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Fingers reattached at a good facility are 80 to 90 percent successful, but that doesn’t include all of the people who are not candidates for the surgery.

The Cutting Edge: A Look at Flesh-Sensing Technology in Remodeling

What is flesh-sensing technology, how does it work, and will it become the new standard for power tools?

An example of using Chief Architect's Room Planner digital libraries
Remodel Sales

This app helps you take measurements for making as-built drawings for estimating, as well as create 3-D renderings to help homeowners visualize the project

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