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Tool Lab | How to Select and Use a Track Saw
Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert explains everything we need to know about track saws—including their parts, how they work, and how to use one.
Cordless Drills and Drivers Buying Guide
Tool Lab editor Chris Ermides explains how to choose and use cordless drills and drivers.
10 Items to Keep in Your Tool Belt
This Old House editor Chris Ermides shares some finds he’s come to rely on in his tool belt.
DeWalt Cordless Cable Stapler Review
This Old House electrician Heath Eastman and Tool Lab editor Chris Ermides take a close look at the pros and cons of a unique, one-of-a-kind tool aimed at making electrician’s work easier.
An Easy Guide to Airless Paint Sprayers
This Old House editor Chris Ermides, host of our Tool Lab video series, looks at a new generation of painting tools.
All About the Milwaukee Second-Generation Cordless Brad Nailer
The Milwaukee second-generation cordless brad nailer shows impressive improvements over its predecessor, making it one of the best cordless finish nailers on the market.
Metabo HPT: A Powerful, Versatile Compact Miter Saw
The Metabo HPT 7-¼" Dual Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw boasts impressive features and runtime, but it didn’t get all high marks in our testing. Read our in-depth review on the Metabo HPT Miter Saw to see how its features, specs, and pricing stack up.
Introducing Tool Lab: Get Detailed Reviews of the Latest Tools
Eager to learn about the latest tools? Tool Lab is a video series that features unbiased reviews and objective tests of new and noteworthy tools.
What to Know About Sliding Compound-Miter Saws
This Old House editor Chris Ermides delivers the lowdown on choosing and using these versatile power players.
How to Tune-Up and Use a Miter Saw
A miter saw is a smart tool to have in your workshop. It is often used to cut moldings, baseboards, and trim with accuracy. Read on for tips and tricks for how to safely and accurately cut with a compound-miter saw.