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    • Wood Tool Roundup

      Tool Reviews, Woodworking October 1, 2018 Sonia

      By Matt Weber From trim carpentry and furniture building to deck construction and house framing, if you work with wood, you’ll enjoy this issue’s overview of some of the latest and greatest tools of the trade. RIDGID R4210 DUAL BEVEL SLIDING MITER SAW The Ridgid R4210 10-in. Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw can handle anything from rough construction to fine […]

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    • DIY Tool Sharpening With The Work Sharp

      Sharpening Tools, Tool Reviews, Tools, Woodworking September 13, 2018 chad

      By Chris Loeffler Your tools are the most important part of your arsenal for every DIY project, whether installing wainscoting or embarking on a complete hardwood floor replacement. Keeping your tools in optimal condition means maintaining razor-sharp, consistent edges that are durable while minimizing material take-off. What’s the point of a fine tool, if you’re going to hog off your […]

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    • 14 Essential Tools for a Carpenter Helper’s Toolbox

      Tool Reviews, Tools August 2, 2018 Sonia

      By Steven Willson Most carpentry contractors need to hire extra employees many times during a typical year, depending on the season or amount of work under contract. It’s helpful if new helpers can bring their own tools — usually hand tools that aren’t too expensive — to a jobsite. As helpers move up the pecking order and assume more responsibilities, […]

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    • Routers in Review

      Power Tools, Tool Reviews April 18, 2018 Sonia

      Add Detail to Your Woodwork Routers are the most popular power tools among woodworkers and DIY’ers for creating a decorative profile along the edge of a wood piece. With a router you can create custom house trim, add detail to furniture projects, or fashion shop-made picture frames. “Self-piloted” router bits designed for edge finishing have a ball-bearing wheel that guides […]

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    • 5 Types of Jobs a Multi-Tool Makes Easier

      Tool Reviews, Tools February 14, 2018 Sonia

      By Fran J. Donegan

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    • New Concepts in Circular Saws

      Tool Reviews, Tools January 17, 2018 Sonia

      Circular saws are the go-to tools for making fast, accurate cuts in lumber, plywood, metal and more. Whether configured as a grab-and-go handheld, an angle-cutting miter saw, or a rip-ready table saw, these jobsite workhorses have been relied on for years for construction inside and outside the home. These days, tool designers are tasked with making a good tool even […]

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    • Holiday Gift Guide

      Hot Products, Tool Reviews December 5, 2017 Sonia

      Who needs shopping malls? Extreme How-To has got you covered for the holidays. We’ve collected a list of cool gift ideas for virtually every member of your family. Give your wife some drill bits. Give your husband a Tire Plugger. You know what your mother-in-law would love to own? A new forestry axe. Get the ribbons and the wrapping paper, […]

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    • New Tool Accessories

      Tool Reviews, Tools October 13, 2017 Sonia

      Over the past year, The EHT staff has had the chance to test out a few cool tool accessories we thought our readers would find interesting. After all, nothing makes the stuff you have cooler like having even more stuff to go with it. Here are some highlights. Diablo Demo Demon Blade Diablo Tools stole the show at a recent […]

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