October 10, 2017
This inexpensive pocket knife is sharp and sturdy.
February 10, 2015
Everything you need to handle emergencies, repairs, and home improvements
January 19, 2012
For new carpenters, choosing a tool belt is the first step in being job-site ready. The next step is more difficult: choosing the tools to outfit the belt. In this…
November 10, 2010
Functional flip knife
January 19, 2010
A clean-cutting folding saw
September 30, 2009
BladeRunner is a drywall-cutting tool that has two separate halves that pull together with magnets that make the halves move firmly as a pair to make a clean break on even thin rips
July 16, 2009
On a recent job, we had limited space to work, so the drywall was stacked against a wall rather than lying flat on benches. We needed a bunch of long,…
January 29, 2009
Teamed up with a straightedge, a sharpened putty knife cuts through foam like butter.
September 10, 2008
Construction tapes just get tougher and stickier, and harder to cut and harder to peel away from the roll. Here’s a trick I use to make both tasks easier. As…
November 1, 2007
I can’t tell you how many panes of glass I’ve broken, cracked, or inaccurately cut because my aluminum straightedge slipped as I ran the cutter wheel down its edge. I’ve…
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