July 1, 2005
Like pairs of socks, gloves have a habit of breaking up and heading off in separate directions. I had such a glove, a soft fleece one that was too good…
September 1, 2004
For many years, I have worn leather gloves for heavy construction work, and I have found that the inexpensive, stiff gloves last just as long as the expensive, soft, pliable…
March 1, 2004
A scratched door, a chipped tub, or a broken window can sour a project in a heartbeat.
January 1, 2004
A well-equipped router is an indispensable tool for trim work, but which type and which accessories are right for you?
Replace your old fiberglass tub with a tiled shower.
August 1, 2003
SawStop inventor launches own line of safety-minded table saws
November 1, 2002
Workers need more than paper masks when lead dust starts flying
November 1, 2001
They can be hard to find, but today's safety glasses are as attractive as designer street glasses and offer much better protection.
March 1, 2000
I use earmuff-type hearing protection a great deal. But this headgear is not without drawbacks. The plastic surface that comes in contact with the outer ear can become uncomfortable in…
May 1, 1999
An orthopedic surgeon explains what goes wrong with knees and suggests ways to protect them.
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