Hand tools have a way of forging a kind of connection between user and workpiece, but sometimes there's no substitute for attaching a tool to a power source and letting 'er rip. Here's a look at our favorite power tool stories from this year:
And finally, we got to hear observations from an ex-power-tool-designer. Ironically, it turns out that Joel Moskowitz, who runs our hand-tool-heavy Tools & Craft section, used to design power tools for Black & Decker's Industrial Construction division in the '80s.
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