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 Heated Gear Preview

Milwaukee M12 Heated Gear Preview As far as tool manufacturers go, Milwaukee is the oldest name in heated gear. They’ve been in it the longest and it really shows in some of their newest products. We had a sneak peek last week at the New Product Symposium and they proved once again that they’re always […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL 7-1/4″ Circular Saw Preview

Milwaukee M18 FUEL 7-1/4″ Circular Saw Preview At the Milwaukee Tool New Product Symposium last week we saw many great introductions. The first one we saw was the M18 FUEL Hole Hawg. The very next tool was the M18 Fuel 7-1/4″ Circular Saw. They introduced over 50 tools but the first two blew us away. […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL HOLE HAWG Preview

Milwaukee M18 FUEL HOLE HAWG Preview Earlier this week the crew here at Tool Box Buzz went to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the Milwaukee Tool New Product Symposium. Many of you, following through our Facebook and Twitter feeds, found out about the new tools just seconds after we did. Now that we have had a few […]

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RIDGID Jointer Review

RIDGID Jointer Review Model JP0610 About a year and a half ago now I had hit a wall in my woodworking. I was expanding into projects that required wood in better shape than the s4s (Sanded 4 Sides) stock I could get at Menards or Home Depot. I would spend hours of my life sorting […]

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Tuning up a Ridgid Bandsaw

Tuning up a Ridgid Bandsaw About a year ago RIDGID sent me their venerable BS1400 Bandsaw. This tool has been on the market since about 2001 so it is in thousands of shops across North America. It has served many woodworkers as a pretty good saw but with a little work you can make it […]

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Milwaukee M12 FUEL 1/2 in. Drill and Driver Kit Review

Milwaukee M12 FUEL 1/2 in. Drill and Driver Kit Model 2403-22 No question, the Milwaukee M12 FUEL drill/driver is the best drill/driver I’ve ever used. I know it’s a strong statement but the pairing of high-capacity batteries with brushless motors is downright amazing. It gives power that’s never been available in such a small package […]

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RIDGID LM-400 Advanced Laser Distance Measure Preview

RIDGID LM-400 Advanced Laser Distance Measure Preview Cruising around the web today reading some of our industry friend’s sites, Chris over at Tool-Rank.com posted about RIDGID tools releasing a new laser distance measure with advanced features. Like the new Bosch GLM 100 C, it integrates with a smart phone app to visualize and record measurements. I […]

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RIDGID 12V Impact Driver Review

RIDGID 12V Impact Driver Review Model # R82237K At Tool Box Buzz we see a lot of cordless tools. Drill drivers and impact drivers are our most tested tools. We see more of these tools than any other categories. Previously I only had experience with 18V drills and impact drivers so when the RIDGID 12V Impact Driver […]

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RIDGID 18v Grinder Review

RIDGID 18v Grinder Review Model R86040B In the summer of 2013 I had the opportunity to sit down with an executive from TTI the maker of RIDGID power tools and he told me about all of their upcoming innovative tools for the year that we summarized back in this article. One of those tools was […]

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Quick Drill Storage Solution

Quick and Cheap Drill Storage Solution The holiday season is definitely upon us now. If your schedule is anything like mine shop time is a little hard to come by and money for tools or supplies might be a little tighter. Perhaps your friends and family told you not to buy any tools this season […]

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