Hybrid Power Tools – Corded and Cordless

By Rob Foster

Hybrid Power Tools Each passing year companies introduce new power tools that were once only reserved to run on electricity or air but, with advancements in battery technology, these boundaries are being torn down. Cordless finish and framing nailers, routers, sanders, compressors and even table saws are now becoming more commonplace on job sites. But,…

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Dewalt Scroll Saw DW788

By Robert Robillard

Dewalt 20″ Variable-Speed Scroll Saw DW788 Review Most carpenters would look at todays scroll saws as a tool used by hobbyists to ply their trade.  However, not so long ago these precision machines played an extremely important role in the building of this country. History Of The Scroll Saw The earliest known scroll saw style…

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What’s in Your Tool Belt

By Mike Delisle

Occidental Leather, OxyLights Framer #8089 – 10 Years Later During our recent survey a bunch of our readers asked to see more hand tools in our reviews, and a few of you wanted to see our tool belts.  I figured I would oblige by showing you my Occidental Leather, OxyLights Framer #8089 rig.  Mikey D’s 10-Year Old…

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Deckorators CXT Classic Railing Installation Guide

By Scott Arnold

Deckorators CXT Classic Railing Installation Guide Deckorators CXT Classic Railing system is an extremely durable system that is designed to withstand the toughest of elements. Deckorators CXT Classic Railing system is low maintenance and has the look of real painted wood. The CXT Classic Railing is constructed with co-extruded, 2 layer, scratch and weather resistant material. The…

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Leviton LED Occupancy Sensor

By Robert Robillard

Leviton LED Occupancy Sensor, Model 9864-LED I own a small remodeling business and as a result my basement seconds as my company workshop. Often times, I find myself entering the basement through my bulkhead basement after dark, and carrying tools or materials. Lighting the Way The problem with this is that the workshop lights are…

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Deckorators new Brushed Titanium Aluminum Railings

By Scott Arnold

Deckorators continues it’s strive to be the top company in the decking industry. Deckorators just recently unveiled their new line of Brushed Titanium Aluminum Railings this past week at the 2017 Deck Expo in Nashville Tennessee. Deckorators also debuts Invisirail glass, pre-assembled aluminum railing system. Deckorators Brushed Titanium Aluminum Railings Made of heavy-gauge aluminum, ALX…

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Deckorators Introduces Fastendry at DeckExpo 2017

By Scott Arnold

Deckorators Introduces Fastendry at DeckExpo 2017 This past week Deckorators unveiled an innovated new deck weatherproofing system with fastening capability called Fastendry.  As more and more homeowners look to maximize the use of their outdoor space, “dry zones” under raised decks are growing in popularity. Now deck builders can create dry zones while realizing significant…

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Remodeling Show | Deck Expo 2017

By Rob Foster

Trade shows are a great way to get the scoop on a bunch of new products – all under one roof. To keep you up-to-date on the latest and greatest we combed through all of the booths at this year’s Remodeling Show | Deck Expo, and compiled some of the best of the bunch for…

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