Will Endicott

William Endicott is a licensed contractor in the State of Missouri and is the principal of a custom home building and renovation company. After attending the University of Kansas, he began working full time in the trades and soon after, started his own company. As a second generation carpenter, William grew up around job sites and discovered his love of tools. He now enjoys finding tools that help give his clients the best possible quality, while also helping to keep his company productive and profitable. In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking projects, fishing and spending time with his wife and three children.

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Construction Trailer Reorganization

Reorganizing A 8×16 Construction Trailer Recently, I have made the plunge and invested in a modular toolbox/storage platform to increase job site productivity. While I have decided on the Milwaukee PackOut (for reasons I will go into detail in a future article), there are many other great options out there that might work better for […]

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Milwaukee FUEL 2863 High Torque Impact Wrench Review

Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ w/ ONE-KEY™ High Torque Impact Wrench 1/2″ Friction Ring 2863-22 As a professional carpenter and general contractor, I have always done my due diligence when making tool purchases. I look to find tools that offer the highest versatility and value while also being able to hold up to the harsh, job site […]

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Hitachi 18v Brushless Framing Nailer

Hitachi 3-1/2” NR1890DC and NR1890DR Brushless Framing Nailer Review As a builder and remodeling contractor, there have been countless times when I go to a small job or to finish up punch-list items where it takes longer to get all the tools out of the trailer, than it does to do the work itself. These […]

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Little Giant HyperLite SumoStance Ladder

Little Giant Ladder Systems HyperLite SumoStance Fiberglass Extension Ladder Review Several years ago, we were framing a fairly large-sized house. We had one of the younger (greener) guys on the crew buttoning up some sheathing that we couldn’t do while the wall was still on the deck. The work was simple, albeit somewhat high up. […]

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DeWalt FLEXVOLT 7-1/4” Cordless Worm Drive Style Saw

DeWalt FLEXVOLT 60V Cordless 7-1/4” Worm Drive Style Saw Review The first tool I ever truly loved was a SkilSaw Mag 77. My father (whom inspired me to get into the trades and still work with today) gave me one when I was still a “green” framer. It was about 20 years old and absolutely […]

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Diablo Carbide Reciprocating Saw Blades

Diablo Carbide Reciprocating Saw Blades Vertical Integration. What is it and what does it have to do with reciprocating saw blades? Ver·ti·cal  In·te·gra·tion ˈvərdəkəl ˌin(t)əˈɡrāSHən/ noun: vertical integration The combination in one company of two or more stages of production normally operated by separate companies. Diablo Tools is a vertically integrated company which basically means […]

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Milwaukee M12 FUEL 1/2″ Ratchet

Milwaukee M12 FUEL 12v Lithium Ion Brushless Cordless 1/2” Ratchet   Review When Milwaukee released their original M12 ratchet back in 2011, there aim was to marry the performance and speed of pneumatic ratchets without the use of cords or hoses. Since then, these Milwaukee ratchets have become synonymous with cordless performance in the auto […]

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DeWalt FlexVolt 60v Max Brushless Grinder

DeWalt  FlexVolt 60v Max Brushless Grinder DCG414 Review In the last several years, almost every major tool manufacturer has made a concerted effort to increase and diversify their lines of cordless tools. While the obvious benefits of being cordless are well documented, some tools haven’t been able to meet the performance of their corded counterparts. The […]

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Bosch 48” Digital Level

Bosch GIM 120 Digital Level Review For centuries, the level has been ubiquitous with job site accuracy and precision. Digital levels have taken that accuracy to a different, well, level. Bosch has taken this approach and released the GIM 120 Digital Level, a tool packed with features that should appeal to trim carpenters, installers, inspectors, […]

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Southwire 30’ Cord Reel Power Station

Southwire 48006SW Cord Reel Power Station Review In many cases, power cords are one of the least desired tools a contractor or DIY’er owns. They are not a “sexy” tool and don’t perform a function that makes a project look better. However, they can be one of the most frustrating and possibly dangerous aspects of […]

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