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WORX 20V 6-1/2 IN. CIRCULARSAW WITH EXACTTRACK The new Worx cordless circular saw has an innovative feature that’s not available on any other saw in the marketplace. The 20V 6-1/2 in. Circular Saw with ExacTrack takes the guesswork out of straight-line cutting by incorporating a tracking guide that enables accurate rip cuts. Making accurate rip cuts in dimensional lumber, such […]

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Protecting Outdoor Wood
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Protecting Outdoor Wood

By Matt Weber We’re all aware of the wonders of wood as a building material, but to preserve its natural good looks when used outdoors, it’s necessary to apply a stain/sealer to protect it from Mother Nature. From mold and ultraviolet rays to insect infestation and rot, the threats to wood are plentiful. Choosing the right sealant, prepping the wood […]

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Pro Tips from Trim Projects
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Pro Tips from Trim Projects

By Matt Weber From crown molding and baseboards to elaborate door and window casing, trim work can add character to any room and makes for a popular DIY project. To achieve a successful installation, however, requires carpentry skills, the right tools, careful planning and attention to detail. If you want a professional looking job, then you should work like the […]

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Installing Out-Swing Double Exterior French Doors
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Installing Out-Swing Double Exterior French Doors

By Larry Walton You’ve decided on double French doors for your project, but you’re a little concerned about how the door swing will affect your interior design plans. Have you considered swinging the doors to the outside rather than into the house? Out-swing doors could offer a solution to your traffic flow concerns, especially if you want to use the […]

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Solid Surface for Creative DIY’ers
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Solid Surface for Creative DIY’ers

Oh, the Things You Can Do! For all you DIY’ers out there whose springtime juices are flowing, here are some things you probably didn’t know you could do with acrylic solid surface material such as Corian®, Avonite, LG Hi-Macs and many other brands. Simple woodworking tools are all you need to get started. What is Solid Surface? Solid surface is […]

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Ladders: New Features and Enhanced Designs
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Ladders: New Features and Enhanced Designs

The basic design of a ladder has remained the same for more than 10,000 years, so making tweaks to that design has meant big business and stiff competition for the world’s ladder manufacturers. Here’s a look at a few new spins on the old classic for 2018.  LITTLE GIANT LADDER LEVELER Little Giant Ladder Co. brought the multi-ladder to the […]

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