Synopses & Reviews
Barely a century has pssed since the very first power tool left its hand tool cousins in the dust. Now it seems that renovations and even minor household repairs don't really start until somebody plugs in something. "There's no question about it," says This Old House contractor Tom Silva, "a power tool makes work easier and faster." Tag along with Tom and master carpenter Norm Abram as they show you exactly what to look for in a power tool and explain how to choose it well and how to use it safely. If you've ever wanted to work on your own old house, you're sure to get the tips you need in this lively and informative guidefrom the editors of This Old House magazine.
Master carpenter Norm Abram and contractor Tom Silva show how to use the right tools for the right job. 101 photos, 90 in color.