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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Makita Couple Shaft System – Pick Your Power

Makita Couple Shaft System – Pick Your Power About 5 years ago, all of my small construction equipment and hand-held outdoor power equipment (OPE) ran on 2-stroke mixed gas. Then in 2016 I got my hands on a new 4-stroke Makita string trimmer and my 2-stroke trimmer started gathering dust. I kept it around though […]

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Hiniker Snow Plow Factory Tour

Hiniker Snow Plow Factory Tour Last spring we had the opportunity to visit Hiniker Snow Plow. They’re a midwest manufacturer of small Ag equipment, light truck and skid steer snow plows, and salting equipment. We were visiting them in April and were coming out of one of the longest winters I can remember. There was […]

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Bosch Tools World of Concrete Highlights 2020

Bosch Tools World of Concrete Highlights 2020 The first week of February 2020, we attended the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas. Every year the show is just enormous taking up the entire convention center and outdoor lots. There are tons of new products, equipment, and of course tools. The show only lasts […]

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DEWALT Tools World of Concrete Highlights 2020

DEWALT Tools World of Concrete Highlights 2020 We recently had the privilege of attending the World of Concrete 2020 show. It’s held every year in either January or the first week of February and it includes all things in the fields of concrete and masonry. This show is so huge that it takes up the […]

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Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2019 Highlights NPS19

Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2019 Highlights NPS19 Earlier this month we had the privilege of attending Milwaukee Tool’s annual media event dubbed NPS19. We’ve gone a number of times in the past and have posted similar articles to this one. This is basically a highlight reel from our instagram feed for those of you that […]

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Craftsman V60 Outdoor Power Equipment

Craftsman V60 Outdoor Power Equipment By Ben Carmichael As a homeowner, I take pride in maintaining my property. Part lawn, part garden, with a healthy amount of woods and bushes along the perimeter, I have always looked for outdoor power equipment that meet two simply requirements: they don’t require an extension cord, but they deliver […]

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Milwaukee M12 Surge – Inventing A Unicorn

Milwaukee M12 Surge – Inventing A Unicorn The tale of the M12 Surge… Join me in my time machine for a moment if you will and lets wind the clock back three years. The year is 2016 and the M18 Surge has just hit the market. I remember when it first came out thinking, “How […]

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Milwaukee Chainsaw Review

Milwaukee Chainsaw Review Back in June of 2018 we got our first look at the Milwaukee Chainsaw. It was at NPS18 and it was the first demonstration of the day. They paired the M18 Fuel Chainsaw up against a Stihl MS170, an entry level gas saw. And what do you know, the Milwaukee kicked the […]

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Skilsaw Table Saw – Which One To Get?

Skilsaw Table Saw – Which One To Get? Back at the end of 2015, Skilsaw announced the first ever worm-drive table saw (SPT 70WT-22). Before that no one had ever had that geartrain in a table saw let alone a job site saw. Then just about 2 years later the brand announced another table saw (SPT […]

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New Ryobi Tools – 2019

New Ryobi Tools – 2019 A couple days ago (early March 2019) we got an email from our contact at Ryobi about the new Ryobi tools coming the first part of this year. What I love about the green brand is that they’re not afraid to make niche tools. Tools that you may only use […]

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