Michael Hopp

Michael Hopp is a registered contractor in the State of Rhode Island. He has been registered for the last 13 years specializing in interior and exterior remodeling, doors and windows.Mike began practicing his trade 20 years ago at William M. Davies Career and Technical High School in carpentry shop. This gave him the opportunity to become an apprentice at Brodeur Window Distributors. Mike continued working at the company for 10 years. During this time he was in charge of the specialty door shop and assisted on service calls.For the last 13 years, Mike has been working as a general contractor in Rhode Island with his company MJH Construction LLC. Even though his background is in doors and windows, his passion is for remodel work.

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TRADESMAN OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER 2018

Matt Walsh -Tool Box Buzz Tradesman of the Month   Our Tradesman of the Month for September 2018 is Matt Walsh.  Matt is a finish carpenter and woodworker in PA.  He has been a carpenter and around carpentry all his life. He used to work with his dad, as a kid, carrying lumber then after […]

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Tradesman of the Month August 2018

David Lewallen – Tool Box Buzz Tradesman of the Month Our Tradesman of the Month for August 2018 is David Lewallen.  David is a union Iron worker with Local 55 from Toledo, Ohio.  The company he works for is Kokosing inc. Industrial division they are based out of Columbus, Ohio.   In his picture , they are […]

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Tradesman of the Month – July 2018

Eddie Hillmann – Tool Box Buzz Tradesman of the Month We would like to introduce Eddie Hillmann winner for July’s Tradesman of the Month.  Eddie is an electrician’s apprentice and a student at Western Dakota Tech Institute for electrical trades.  He is a 6 year veteran with the United States Air Force. Thank you for […]

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TRADESMAN OF THE MONTH – MAY 2018

Cesar Castro – Tool Box Buzz Tradesman of the Month Meet Cesar with his no fear of heights working on a repair job from the 49th floor in downtown Los Angeles.  Cesar works for Hoff Reinforcing Steele, they specialize in installation and repair of post tension cables.  The wicked cool tool in the picture is a hydraulic […]

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Porter Cable 20V Brad Nailer

Porter Cable PCC790B 20V 18Gauge Brad Nailer Review Porter Cable has expanded their cordless 20V MAX line by adding a cordless finish nailer, brad nailer and stapler.   If your already on Porter Cable’s 20V MAX platform then adding this (3) nailers/stapler would be a great addition.  To view Porter Cable’s expanded line of 20V MAX […]

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Build America An Ability Experience

Teaching Tool Safety What is Build America? The Build America team starts off with twenty-two Pi Kappa Phi college fraternity students submitting their application to join Build America 6 week journey on their summer vacation.  These students are required to fund raise $4,000.00 each, which will be used to fund the program. The first two days […]

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DEWALT 40V XR Brushless 16″ Chain Saw

Dewalt DCCS690H1 Cordless Chain Saw Review When it came to trimming branches or cutting down trees I used to be completely dreading the task on hand.  Having a gas powered chain saw means storing a gas/oil mix. Then praying the chain saw would start when needed and possible get some nice blisters to extract when […]

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RIDGID 18V 7 1/4 Inch Cordless Circular Saw Review

RIDGID (R8653B) GEN5X Brushless Circular Saw I recently got the chance to use RIDGID’S GEN5X 7 ¼” 18V Brushless Circular Saw and what a work horse it is!   It powered through multiple projects big and small ranging from a deck build and a bathroom remodel to building concrete forms.   This saw has some […]

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DEWALT (DCP580B) 20V MAX Lithium Ion Brushless Planer Review

DEWALT 3-¼” Cordless Portable Power Planer Within the last year DEWALT introduced a new cordless tool to add into their 100+ lineup of 20V MAX cordless tools that they currently offer.  It’s the 20V MAX Brushless Portable Power Planer.  This cordless planer has a width capacity of 3 ¼” and a 5/64” depth of cut.  […]

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DEWALT PNEUMATIC ROUND HEAD FRAMING NAILER REVIEW

DEWALT DWF83PL 21 Degree Plastic Round Head Framing Nailer DEWALT launched an entire new line of pneumatic framing nailers.  They include 30 degree paper tape, 28 degree wire weld and 21 degree plastic collated nail configurations.  The new line focuses on less recoil to improve efficiency, and overall weight and balance of the tool.  I […]

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