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How to Trim Laminate Countertops

The final step in completing a laminate countertop — trimming its edges flush — can prove a little nerve wracking. After all, you have a lot of time and money invested in your project and the last thing you want to do is ruin everything while trimming. Relax! These pointers ensure clean results every time….

DeWalt Unveils Cordless FLEXVOLT System

On June 21, 2016, DeWalt launched the FLEXVOLT System in spectacular fashion. Members from the media and other VIP guests were bused to a top-secret airport hangar outside Baltimore where DeWalt introduced the world’s first battery that automatically changes voltage when the user changes tools. What’s more, it was shown that this new technology is…

How To Make Perfect Decorative Edges With A Router

What’s the difference between a few edge-glued boards and an eye-grabbing tabletop? Usually it’s the decorative edge of the tabletop that sets it apart. Edges profiled with a router and any of hundreds of available bits transform common boards into beautiful, professional-looking, finished project parts. And they’re easy to make following these five simple guidelines….

Buying Guide: How To Choose A Generator

Generators let you carry on with life when the power fails. They also allow you to bring power to remote areas for work and play. Use this guide as a generator checklist as you compare models, features and benefits to find the right equipment for your needs. Uses and Applications Generators supply power when and…

How to Extend the Life of Your Bench Tools

While it’s always exciting to buy new woodworking bench tools, it’s just as exciting to see your favorite tools still functioning after years of regular usage. You get to know them inside and out. There are a few commonly overlooked ways to extend the life of your bench tools, and their simplicity might surprise you. Do…

A pneumatic nailer is used to install 2 by 6 wood panelling

Add a Blast of Productivity with Pneumatic Nailers and Staplers

Pneumatic nailers and staplers, powered by pressure from a compressor, will kick your productivity up in the shop or at the job site. Fire a fastener in the blink of an eye, with minimal workpiece damage, while enjoying great control over placement and depth. Best Pneumatic Tool for You? Your project will determine the best…