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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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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M18 FUEL Metal Circular Saw

M18 FUEL Metal Circular Saw Milwaukee Tool announced today the M18 FUEL Metal Circular Saw. Purported to be the fastest cordless metal-cutting circular saw on the market, this saw is sure to turn some heads. Built on the venerable M18 platform, the 5.0 battery is said to deliver 40% more cuts than the competition.  As […]

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RIDGID 18V Vacuum Review

RIDGID 18V Vacuum Review The RIDGID 18V Vacuum is a new handheld style cordless, brushless wet/dry vacuum that runs off of their 18V battery platform. Lately RIDGID (and RYOBI) have really been raising the bar with what’s possible in cordless tools. We’ve seen cordless routers, compressors, and belt sanders. These are tools we thought would […]

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Milwaukee 3-in-1 Heated Jacket Review

Milwaukee 3-in-1 Heated Jacket Review Back in June of 2015 we got our first look at the next generation of jobsite heated gear. Milwaukee has been in this game for awhile now, 6 years, and they have more experience than anyone. This experience was very apparent when we got our first look at the 3-in-1 […]

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Empire Level Introduces Upgraded Torpedo Levels

Empire Level Introduces Upgraded Torpedo Levels 12/15/2016 MUKWONAGO, WI – Empire Level continues to deliver innovative solutions for layout applications with the introduction of five Next Generation Torpedo Levels, all made in the U.S.A. With the launch of these new designs, Empire further revolutionizes the torpedo level category by integrating new-to-world features and providing advanced […]

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Keen Durham AT ESD Safety Shoe Review

Keen Durham AT ESD Safety Shoe Review A year is a long time for a work boot or shoe. That’s how long I’ve been wearing the Keen Durham AT ESD Safety Shoe. 5 days a week for a whole year. Mic drop. I’ve been wearing Keen’s on the jobsite for a few years now. I […]

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