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  • Build It Yourself: Cyclone Dust Collector

    Over at Lumberjocks you can peruse a ton of user submitted projects. Most of them are woodworking. Some masterpieces and some questionable but all home grown. This homemade cyclone dust collector…

  • Take This Tool Advice from Norm Abram

    Check out this video of Master Carpenter Norm Abram being interviewed at last years AWFS show by Popular Woodworking magazine. Great insights into his favorite tools and techniques. Tools Norm Abram…

  • Keep Your Power Tools Running

    As we fire up our spring projects it’s clear that we need to wipe the dust off some of our power tools and give them a once over to make sure…

  • Workshop Space Heaters

    If your workshop is in an unfinished garage or basement and not attached to your central heating system, your best option is to make use of space heaters. Cool Tools brings…

  • Table Saw Safety Rules

    This recall got us thinking about safety again (safety should always be on our mind). We came across this list of table saw safety regulations and maintenance tips. The absolute safety…

  • DeWALT Table Saw Recall

    We’ve just been informed that DeWALT is recalling about 13,000 DEWALT DW744 Jobsite Table Saws because the pivot bracket can separate and cause kick back, posing a severe laceration hazard. The…

  • Milwaukee Wet/Dry Vac is now Cordless!

    Unfortunately spills and leaks don’t always happen in close proximity to drains which makes for a messy cleanup, that was until the wet/dry shop vac appeared. Milwaukee now makes a cordless…