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Makita Pushes Cordless Power Forward With New Battery Platform

The XGT System could be the next step in eliminating cords from the job site.

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Our Favorite Sliding Miter Saw

This sliding miter saw from Harbor Freight stands toe-to-toe with the big boys and it should with a name like...


Stuff We Love: Straight Lines

For this week's Stuff We Love, we're diving into the world of tools that help pros create straight, clear lines...


Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts

These will definitely get you out of a few jams.


12 Tools You Won’t Regret Having On the Jobsite at All Times

This collection of tools will change the game for your crew.

What is a Hacksaw?

This is the place to come if you want to learn everything there is to know about hacksaws.


Genius Reciprocating Saw Pro Tips That Will Save You Time and Money

A reciprocating saw is a powerful, versatile tool. We’ll show you a few tricks to help you get more out...

7 Genius Tips and Tricks for Working With Extension Cords

You can't get much done on a jobsite without extension cords. These field-tested tips for storing and using those cords...


How to Make Safer, Better Cuts on a Miter Saw

Our expert, Jerome Worm, has been using a miter saw every day for 30 years. He explains how to get...


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...


Stuff We Love: Plumbing Gear

This week's "Stuff We Love" covers plumbing gear that pro plumbers will want to have on their radar.

Which Diamond Blades Are Best?

Avoid spending a bunch of money on the wrong blade.


2017 Milwaukee Tool Product Symposium

Milwaukee expands their already impressive cordless lineup. Check out some of the innovative tools that impressed us most, all in...


Install Mosaic Tile

In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...