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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New Stihl Products For 2018

New Stihl Products For 2018 Every year at the Green Industry Expo (GIE), outdoor power equipment manufacturers show off their latest and greatest products to dealers and industry professionals. In 2016, we got a sneak peak at their battery powered systems at the first annual Stihl Summit. This year we had to wait until GIE […]

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New Ridgid Concrete and Tile Tools

New Ridgid Concrete and Tile Tools The isles at your local Home Depot are going to be changing a little bit in the next couple months. If any of you have ever been through the tile isles at Depot you may have heard of a brand called QEP. Well, that brand is now being replace […]

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Hilti Cast In Place Firestop

Hilti Cast In Place Firestop In multi-story commercial structures, the safety of the building occupants is one of the primary concerns in the planning, construction, and operation of the structure. One aspect of safety is fire safety. A commercial structure has active fire systems such as smoke detectors, auto-release fire doors, and sprinkler systems. There […]

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Skilsaw Heavy Duty Worm Drive Table Saw

Skilsaw Announces Heavy Duty Worm Drive Table Saw New tools come out seemingly every day. Many of them are complete redesigns over previous models but sometimes they are incremental improvements that fix the issues with the previous model. We reviewed the Skilsaw Worm Drive Table Saw when it first came out. The sheer power and […]

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Ryobi Hot Glue Gun Review

Ryobi Hot Glue Gun Review Model P305 We’ve all used a tool or two in our day that is frustrating to use but is a necessary evil to get our work done. For me, one of those tools is a hot glue gun. They dribble glue, have a crappy stand, and the cord is always […]

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Stihl FSA 56 Cordless Trimmer Review

Stihl FSA 56 Cordless Trimmer Review I was wrong. I was wrong about cordless outdoor power equipment (OPE). I used to think it was a gimmick. That it was for people that didn’t understand engines. I thought it was for people in metropolitan areas with postage stamp-sized yards. I couldn’t have been more wrong about […]

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Milwaukee Mid Torque Impact Wrench Review

Milwaukee Mid Torque Impact Wrench Review (Model 2861-22) Many times we see the latest and greatest new tools at a manufacturer’s media event. For Milwaukee, the event is right around the first week of June every year, dubbed the New Product Symposium. It was at this event that we’ve seen some amazing new tools. Sometimes […]

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STIHL Dealer Experience

STIHL Dealer Experience About a month ago, I walked into my local Stihl dealer, C&S Supply, looking for a new chainsaw. I do a lot of custom carpentry with local wood. Local as in the tree is from the property where it’s being installed. I do all the felling and initial milling with a Stihl […]

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Home Depot PROspective Event Highlights

Home Depot PROspective Event Highlights A couple weeks ago, we attended the first all tools media event put on by The Home Depot. Whenever we go to one of these events we feverishly post to our various social media feeds so that you all can follow in near realtime. If you were unable to follow, […]

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Milwaukee Dust Extraction Soultions

Milwaukee Dust Extraction Solutions Tick, tick, tick. That’s the sound of the time marching on towards June 23rd, the date when enforcement of the new OSHA silica exposure rule was supposed to go into effect. Until last week a lot of us contractors have been scrambling to get all of our concrete tools updated with […]

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