Tools & Equipment
Drones have become an important sales and marketing tool for exterior remodelers with new uses for the technology just around the corner
A tracking system for, well, pretty much anything
Products from Chief Architect, ITW, Festool, Calculated Industries, Irwin, and ZipWall
Class-leading power and solid features set this cordless rear-handle circular saw apart from the crowd
A stair gauge that belongs in every framing carpenter's toolbox
The airstream SCA 8 quick charger and 5.2 Ah battery combination cuts charge times in half
Makita packages solid features and must-have accessories into its new track saw system
Battery technology has drastically changed this classic demo saw. Here’s a head-to-head look at eight popular brands.
These three tools offer good ergonomics and survivability in tough environments
6 uses for a multi-tool
A head-to-head comparison of the only two flesh-sensing jobsite table saws on the market
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Precision and utility are hallmarks of this mortise and tenon joiner from Festool
Ridgid brings tool-free accessory change, an LED light, and a variable speed trigger to its multi-tool
DeWalt's new battery technology automatically switches between 20 and 60 volts depending on the tool
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.
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.
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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