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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World of Concrete 2016 Highlights

World of Concrete 2016 Highlights Whenever we go to a trade show or media event we often post in realtime to our Facebook page and Twitter feed. Many of you are not able to follow along during the work day so we like to do aggregate posts that catch you up to speed of the […]

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DEWALT Metal Connector Nailer Review

DEWALT Metal Connector Nailer Review With all of the extreme weather in the US in the last couple decades, the industry and building code has been refining building practices at a very rapid pace. One of the areas where these changes are the most prevalent is in the use of metal connectors to join critical […]

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Milwaukee® Introduces Chalk Reels with Longest Gear Life

Milwaukee® Introduces Chalk Reels with Longest Gear Life 01/08/2016 MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to expand their Hand Tool offering with the introduction of Bold Line and Precision Line Chalk Reels. Featuring the industry’s first planetary gear system and integrated STRIPGUARD™ clutch, the new chalk reels have been designed from the ground up to deliver […]

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Bosch GRL 500 HCK Rotary Laser Review

Bosch GRL 500 HCK Rotary Laser Review Working for a commercial general contractor, we have a need for checking grades and heights every day. Many times, we are checking them over a large area. In the old days, a water level could be used to establish level from a known benchmark. Today, lasers are the quickest […]

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Festool Centrotec 89-Piece Installers Set Now Available

Festool Centrotec 89-Piece Installers Set Now Available New Festool Centrotec 89 Piece Installer Set Quick-change Solutions for Almost Any Drilling and Driving Application Lebanon, IN – The new Centrotec Installer Set from Festool establishes a new standard for problem solving and precision drilling/driving solutions. The 89-piece set includes extenders, countersinks, socket adaptors, a hook-driver, square-drive and imperial […]

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Makita Returns to Snocross as Team Sponsor And New Series Sponsorship

Makita Returns to Snocross as Team Sponsor And New Series Sponsorship If you’re a contractor, no doubt you know about Makita. If you live in the snow belt (northern US and all of Canada) you’ve heard of Snocross snowmobile racing. These worlds collide for another season as Makita returns to snocross to team up with […]

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2015 Holiday Tool Guide DIY Edition

2015 Holiday Tool Guide – DIY Edition Another year has come and gone and the holidays are rapidly approaching. Instead of hastily grabbing something out of the special buy bins up by the register at the big box store, let us help. Take a peak through the holiday tool guide and find something for the loved […]

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DEWALT opens new manufacturing facility in Greenfield, Indiana

DEWALT opens new manufacturing facility in Greenfield, Indiana TOWSON, Md. (November 18, 2015) — DEWALT, a leading manufacturer of professional power tools and accessories, celebrated the grand opening of power tool manufacturing at its facility in Greenfield, Indiana. The company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony — sawing through a board in place of a ribbon — last […]

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Makita Releases New 18V Batteries With LED Charge Indicators

Makita Releases New 18V Batteries With LED Charge Indicators La Mirada, CA – Makita®, the industry leader in cordless power tool technology, has released new 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with on-board L.E.D. charge level indicators. New 18V L.E.D. batteries include the 18V 2.0Ah (BL1820B), 18V 4.0Ah (BL1840B), and the 18V 5.0Ah (BL1850B) Lithium-Ion batteries. Makita has […]

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RIDGID JOBSITE BLOWER

RIDGID JOBSITE BLOWER Last month RIDGID released the Gen5X Jobsite Blower. It’s part of the same 18V system as all of their current and previous li-ion tools. If you have RIDGID 18V batteries, they’ll work with this blower. If you have a home shop or are in the trades, give the RIDGID jobsite blower a look. […]

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