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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Skilsaw Worm Drive Table Saw Review

Skilsaw Worm Drive Table Saw Way back in February of 2016 a couple boxes showed up at my doorstep with the black diamond Skilsaw logo. It was a worm drive table saw. Skilsaw had recently gone through a rebranding to help distinguish itself as a pro brand with less confusion over the DIY focused Skil […]

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Makita String Trimmer Review Model EM2652LHN

Makita String Trimmer Review Model EM2652LHN Makita recently came out with a new 4-stroke high-torque commercial duty string trimmer Model EM2652LHN. We got our hands on the Makita string trimmer and have been testing it for the last few months with great success. Makita has a number of gas powered tools that are also 4-stroke powered […]

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Milwaukee Double-Ended Power Bits

Milwaukee Introduces Double-Ended Power Bits A couple months ago we attended the Milwaukee Tool New Product Symposium 2016. Towards the end of our rotation we came to the accessories room. Usually, the accessories are not that glamorous at media events. This year was a little different, Milwaukee was really showing off its carbide Sawzall blades […]

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New Empire Level UltraView LED Box Levels

New Empire Level UltraView LED Box Levels A couple months ago, we started planning for our upcoming level Head 2 Head. Empire was one of the first brands to hop on board and sent out brand new UltraView LED Box Levels to 3 of us editors. These things were so new that they pre-dated the […]

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Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2016 Highlights

Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2016 Highlights After most media events we try and post an article with an aggregation of highlights curated from our social media feeds. Many of you are too busy building, remodeling, and fixing to be able to follow these updates in real-time so we want to put them all in one […]

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JET Introduces New 22in Scrollsaw with Innovative Blade Change

JET Introduces New 22in Scrollsaw with Innovative Blade Change For Immediate Release May 25, 2016 NEW JET 22-INCH SCROLL SAW CHARTS NEW GROUND WITH REVOLUTIONARY BLADE CHANGE PROCESS LaVergne, TN – JET’s new 22-in. Scroll Saw delivers on the brand’s commitment to bring innovation to woodworkers. This scroll saw is thoughtfully designed to make setup […]

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Milwaukee Fastback Compact Flip Utility Knife

Recently the folks at Milwaukee sent us the brand new Fastback Compact Flip Utility Knife. It was designed to keep all the core features that people have come to love about the Fastback but in a smaller, lighter form factor. It still tucks into the pocket, still deploys quickly, and it is still easy to […]

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Southwire M300P Pro VDV Cable Mapper

Southwire M300P Pro VDV Cable Mapper A few months ago we’ve moved into a new home. Well, a new to us home. It is a house built in 2010 with all the modern amenities that come with it. AFCI breakers, PEX for all the waters, spray foam insulation. It also came with CAT5 and Coax […]

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New Titebond Fast Set Polyurethane Construction Adhesive and Building a Sandbox

New Titebond Fast Set Polyurethane Construction Adhesive and Building a Sandbox Last summer our 2-year-old son was perfectly content with his blow-molded plastic turtle sandbox. This season (a year older), he looked like a giant sitting in it. It was high time I build him something he and his sister can enjoy for years to […]

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Milwaukee Introduces Next Generation of Fastback

Milwaukee Introduces Next Generation of Fastback Over 5 years ago, the first Milwaukee Fastback utility knife was introduced. I bought a one soon after it was released and I’ve used a Fastback for my every day carry (EDC) ever since. It fits so well in the hand, is very fast to deploy, and has tool-less blade […]

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