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Three Gloves for the Jobsite

These gloves should have you covered for most of the work you do. More

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Muck Chore Cool Boots

With their Vibram soles and moisture wicking lining these waterproof boots keep... More

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Hilti PR 2-HS Rotating Laser

A shock-absorbing casing helps the laser withstand being dropped from standard... More

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Danner Radical 452 ST Work Boots

With a scuff proof toe cap and a Gore-Tex liner these steel toe boots are tough... More

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DeWalt Deep Pro and Mid-Size Pro Organizers

Reasonably priced and sturdy, these boxes allow for convenient storage of small... More

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Carhartt Brookville Vest

A light vest that is good by itself and for layering. More

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Carhartt Soft Shell Hybrid Jacket

A water-resistant jacket that’s tough enough for work and good-looking enough for... More

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Two Fisted Fleece Jacket

A few weeks back I wrote about Blaklader work pants, but I've also been wearing... More

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Foul Weather Work Wear

It rains a lot in the Pacific Northwest and we can't stop working just because it is wet. I don't mind working in the rain, but I do mind being uncomfortable – so for me, good rain gear is an important part of my tool kit. More

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Window Installation

Before I became a field-training consultant for builders, I was a builder and remodeler. Even then, long before mold was a hot topic, it bothered me how many different methods were used to install windows. Stucco guys did it one way, East Coasters another, and production framers in California had their own techniques. So I set out to find best practices for my own sites to prevent problems and to streamline production. More


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