Saw Horse Pro

By Robert Robillard

Saw Horse Pro – A New Way to Work! If you’ve ever used miter saw to cut long, unsupported stock, you know what a hassle it is to deal with a saw that moves all over the place, or a rickety miter stand, while you’re trying to make cuts. Miter saws work hard in the…

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Installing Shaw Epic PLUS Hardwood Flooring

By Phil Benevides

Installing Shaw Epic PLUS Hardwood Flooring Installing Shaw Epic PLUS Hardwood Flooring isn’t much different from traditional hardwood flooring. A couple important items to note when purchasing pre-finished or engineered flooring like this though. First, warranty. For a manufacturer to uphold their warranty, installation must be in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines. Incorrect installation or improper…

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Caring for Shaw Epic PLUS Hardwood Flooring

By Phil Benevides

Caring for Shaw Epic PLUS Hardwood Flooring We’ve used pre-finished flooring, like Shaw Epic PLUS, on projects in the past. Most recently on a third floor renovation. Read more about the hardwood flooring selection process here. Pre-finished or engineered flooring is not the same as traditional wood flooring, so after the installation, we are often…

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Choosing Hardwood Flooring

By Phil Benevides

Choosing Hardwood Flooring and Shaw Epic PLUS with Stabilitek On a recent whole floor remodel we had the challenge of unifying about 800 square feet of space sporting FOUR types of flooring. The final touch on this project would be the continuous hardwood floor. We suggested Shaw Epic PLUS with Stabilitek. So we’ll be discussing choosing hardwood flooring…

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The Importance of Branding

By Robert Robillard

What’s Your Brand? With so many people and businesses looking for work, having a strong personal brand has become a priority. What’s your personal brand identity? Regardless of who you are, your age, position, or the business you happen to be in, all of us need to understand the importance of branding. Why do people…

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Hybrid Power Tools: Corded and Cordless

By Rob Foster

Hybrid Power Tools: Corded and Cordless 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. Let’s talk Hybrid Power Tools: Corded and Cordless. Cordless finish and framing nailers, routers, sanders, compressors and even…

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Dewalt Scroll Saw DW788

By Robert Robillard

Dewalt 20″ Variable-Speed Scroll Saw DW788 Review Most carpenters would look at today’s 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. We took a look at the Dewalt Scroll Saw DW788 and…

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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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