Tool Reviews
Before you buy another tool—find out which brands pass the critical Workbench test for precision, durability, and ease of use.

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  Note: Descriptions of selected models were current at the time the article was published. Please note that manufacturers may change features and pricing on tools without changing model numbers.
  Tool Review- Sliding Miter Saws  June 2005
  Tool Review - Cordless Jig Saws  June 2004
  Tool Review - Sanders 6" Random Orbit  June 2004
Bigger, brawnier, and better. We gave seven new models a spin and came up with some very surprising results.
  Tool Review - Scroll Saws  December 2003
If you've been looking at scroll saws, you know that appearance alone says little about the tool's dependability or how easy it is to operate.
  Tool Review - Mortising Machines  July 2003
Benchtop mortising machines are more affordable than ever. But can these mini-sized machines handle a full-size job?
  Tool Review - Cordless Combos  April 2003
Today's cordless tools have more power, more battery capacity, and more price options than ever. But not all cordless tools are created equal.
  Tool Review - Miter Saws 12" Sliding Compound   February 2003
Bigger, brawnier, and better. We gave seven new models a spin and came up with some very surprising results.