Jeff Williams

Contributing Editor Jeff Williams is a carpenter for a commercial General Contractor specializing in concrete, steel, and wood buildings. Jeff comes from a long line of contractors. His parents started a commercial General Contracting firm many years ago and it has afforded him life-long, hands-on learning opportunities from rough and fine carpentry all the way to structural steel and concrete. Jeff has a Construction Management degree and loves the thrill of coordinating and successfully managing large jobs from start to finish. Inspired by the difficulties sometimes encountered to complete punch lists his motto is, "Work hard until the job is done."

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RYOBI Devour 18V Cordless Sweeper

RYOBI Devour 18V Cordless Sweeper Earlier this winter the Ryobi Devour Cordless Sweeper showed up at my doorstep. Usually with a tool that requires some assembly I’ll snap a couple pictures during that process just to make it clearer for future purchasers of the tool. This tool though, I wasn’t waiting. A tool that promises […]

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Keen Utility Roadshow

Keen Utility Roadshow Keen Utility are great boots. As far as work boots go, it’s all I wear. Before I got my first pair I was really leery of them. They weren’t carried in any local stores and while they looked great online, it was impossible to tell how they fit without getting them on […]

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Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced

Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced The last few years the major power tool manufacturers have been making a major push into the handheld Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) world. This makes sense as batteries improve to power tools only previously powered by 2-stroke motors. While most manufacturers have only explored battery technology, one sees the […]

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OLFA LA-X Utility Knife Review

OLFA LA-X Utility Knife Review Let me get this out of the way, I’ve always been a traditional utility knife user. The kind that takes a trapezoid-shaped blade that can be flipped end for end when it gets dull. Fixed blade, retractable, flip-style all use the same blade. There’s one company though that went a […]

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RYOBI® ONE+™ 18V Brushless Drywall Screw Gun Announced

RYOBI® ONE+™ 18V Brushless Drywall Screw Gun Announced Coming in March of 2018, RYOBI is adding another new tool to the ever expanding ONE+ lineup. Lately they’ve been adding a ton of lifestyle tools. Tools that are geared for your life off of the job site. Things like the inflator, speaker system, or cooling cooler. […]

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Milwaukee M12 Ratchet – Which One to Buy?

Milwaukee M12 Ratchets – Which One to Buy? About 4 or 5 years ago, Milwaukee came out with their first cordless ratchet. It was on the growing M12 platform and came in 3/8″ and 1/4″ varieties. The M12 ratchet was a decent tool but couldn’t quite match the specs of the pneumatic units that were […]

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Stihl MS362 C-M Chainsaw Review

Stihl MS362 C-M Chainsaw Review There are some tools that just bring a smile to your face every time you use it and then there are other tools that feel almost primal when you use them. They stir something in your soul, they allow you to tame the wild. A chainsaw is one of those […]

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Skilsaw Announces Super Sawsquatch Beam Saw

Skilsaw Announces Super Sawsquatch Beam Saw At STAFDA (Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association) trade show last month, Skilsaw introduced another new tool. It’s a brand new worm-drive beam saw. The call it the Super Sawsquatch (model SPT70V-11) but it is also very worthy of the name beast. This beast of a saw has a […]

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New Stihl Products For 2018

New Stihl Products For 2018 Every year at the Green Industry Expo (GIE), outdoor power equipment manufacturers show off their latest and greatest products to dealers and industry professionals. In 2016, we got a sneak peak at their battery powered systems at the first annual Stihl Summit. This year we had to wait until GIE […]

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New Ridgid Concrete and Tile Tools

New Ridgid Concrete and Tile Tools The isles at your local Home Depot are going to be changing a little bit in the next couple months. If any of you have ever been through the tile isles at Depot you may have heard of a brand called QEP. Well, that brand is now being replace […]

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