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DeWalt 12v cordless drill-driverLATEST REVIEW: 7 Features of a Perfect Circular Saw
Sidewinder circular saws are relatively simple. Aside from the need for lots of cutting power, it's the features that separate one saw from the next. Watch the video

Also in the blog: In search of a quiet air compressor, we disassemble a hammer-driver from DeWalt, Milwaukee's Job Saw Kit reviewed, new tools and materials from IBS, and testing recip saw blades.




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Tucker Windover This collection of articles and videos is hosted by Justin Fink, Senior Tool Editor at Fine Homebuilding magazine.

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Tool Test: Oscillating MultitoolsTool Test: Oscillating Multitools
Fein dominated the market for decades, but their patent has expired. With competitors on the move, just how do the new tools stack up?
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Tool Test: 18v Li-Ion Hammer Drills
Three testers, three sets of tools, one common task: Evaluate the flagship drill from each major tool brand.
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Tool Test: 2-1/4-hp Router Combo Kits
Get double duty when you combine an interchangeable motor with both fixed and plunge bases.
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12-in. Compound-Miter Saws
In a field of powerful and accurate tools, three saws stand out with useful features and large cutting capacities.
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6 Great Miter-Saw Stands
The best models help you to handle a multitude of carpentry tasks by setting up quickly, moving easily, and providing solid support.
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Testing Worm-Drive Saws
Powerful and durable, the newest models have lighter than ever and with great new features.
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Cordless Framing Nailers
Cordless Framing Nailers How much have cordless nailers evolved in the last decade? In this tool review find out if they are finally ready full time use.
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Tool Test: 16-Ga. Finish Nailers
The right finish nailer can improve the speed, accuracy, and quality of your trimwork.
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Cutting Acute Angles on the Chop Saw
A simple jig that takes minutes to fasion makes cutting acute angles easy.
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Tool Test: Portable Thickness Planers
The best bench-top planers offer precision board-surfacing without sacrificing convenience and durability.
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Testing the Best Portable Tablesaws
Power, precision, portability, and 24-in. rip capacity for under $600.
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