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 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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Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrenches

Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrenches At NPS18 we saw a few surprises but one of the biggest was the new Milwaukee stubby impact wrenches. While some brand’s 12V lines fade into obscurity, Milwaukee still has their foot on the gas adding more tools to the already venerable M12 line. Read on for all the details. Features […]

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Milwaukee Expands Packout Storage System

Milwaukee Expands Packout Storage System Back at NPS17 we got our first look at the Packout storage system. At the time there were only 8 different products but the product manager promised more the next year. Fast forward a year to NPS18 and we got to briefly check out some of those promised offerings. These […]

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Graco FinishPro HVLP 9.5 Pro Contractor Series Paint Sprayer

Graco FinishPro HVLP 9.5 Pro Contractor Series Paint Sprayer When the Graco FinishPro HVLP (High Volume, Low Pressure) system first showed up at my doorstep 6 months ago. My first thought was, “Oh crap.” I didn’t know this tool was on the way for review, I thought we were going to be testing one of […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Cordless Table Saw Giveaway

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Cordless Table Saw Giveaway YOU MUST COPY AND PASTE THE LINK INTO YOUR WEB BROWSER. IF YOU CLICK THE LINK DIRECTLY FROM IG OR FACEBOOK APPS, THE FORM BELOW DOESN’T SEEM TO WORK. ALSO, YOU HAVE TO LOG IN WITH YOUR GOOGLE ACCOUNT. THIS KEEPS PEOPLE FROM ENTERING MANY MULTIPLE TIMES. ONLY […]

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Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2018 Highlights

Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2018 Highlights Last week we had the privilege of attending Milwaukee Tool’s annual media event (past highlights) where they show off everything coming out for the coming year. This year definitely didn’t disappoint. With the huge introduction of the new 18V High Output batteries in 6.0 and 12.0 Ah configurations. These […]

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RYOBI Devour 18V Cordless Sweeper

RYOBI Devour 18V Cordless Sweeper Earlier this winter the Ryobi Devour Cordless Sweeper showed up at my doorstep. Usually with a tool that requires some assembly I’ll snap a couple pictures during that process just to make it clearer for future purchasers of the tool. This tool though, I wasn’t waiting. A tool that promises […]

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Keen Utility Roadshow

Keen Utility Roadshow Keen Utility are great boots. As far as work boots go, it’s all I wear. Before I got my first pair I was really leery of them. They weren’t carried in any local stores and while they looked great online, it was impossible to tell how they fit without getting them on […]

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Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced

Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced The last few years the major power tool manufacturers have been making a major push into the handheld Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) world. This makes sense as batteries improve to power tools only previously powered by 2-stroke motors. While most manufacturers have only explored battery technology, one sees the […]

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OLFA LA-X Utility Knife Review

OLFA LA-X Utility Knife Review Let me get this out of the way, I’ve always been a traditional utility knife user. The kind that takes a trapezoid-shaped blade that can be flipped end for end when it gets dull. Fixed blade, retractable, flip-style all use the same blade. There’s one company though that went a […]

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