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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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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Milwaukee Expands OPE Lineup With Attachment System

Milwaukee Expands OPE Lineup With Attachment System It was back in June of 2016 at NPS 16 when Milwuakee first introduced outdoor power equipment (OPE) to the M18 lineup. They started with just 3 tools, a hedge trimmer, blower, and string trimmer. A modest introduction that hasn’t seen any additions to the line until NPS […]

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Milwaukee Introduces Two New Steel Storage Options

Milwaukee Introduces Two New Steel Storage Options Available later this month (January 2019), Milwaukee has two new steel storage options. The first is a 40″ mobile workbench and the other is a large 56″ toolbox. They join the broadening line of steel storage solutions at Milwaukee. Back at NPS in June of 2018 we got […]

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Stihl MS462 C-M Debuted At GIE 2018

Stihl MS462 C-M Debuted At GIE 2018 When I was a kid, time seemed to pass slowly by. As an adult it’s a different story altogether, time seems to go by in a blur. Years pass by in the blink of an eye… except this last one. I’ve been waiting for the Stihl MS462 C-M […]

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Hitachi EC28M Ultra Quiet Compressor Review

Hitachi EC28M Ultra Quiet Compressor Review Back in February of 2018, we attended a media event for Hitachi Power Tools. It was during this event that we first got a chance to try out the MultiVolt tools as well as learn about the name change to Metabo HPT. At this event we also got to […]

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New Craftsman Mechanics Tools Introduced

Just over a year and a half ago, Stanley Black and Decker (SBD) bought Craftsman from Sears. Since then they have been busy lining up retailers to sell the tools as well as developing the products. At the recent Craftsman Media Event, they announced over 1200 new tools. New Craftsman mechanics tools make up about […]

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Milwaukee Introduces M12 Compact Cut Off Tool

Milwaukee Introduces M12 Compact Cut Off Tool Earlier this year at Milwaukee Tool’s annual New Product Symposium we saw many updated tools and a few new tools. The compact cut off tool was one of the new tools. It looked like a tiny circular saw but with small grinder wheels attached. At first glance it […]

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