Poetry: In Motion

Essential Craftsman - and wizard with a worm drive - Scott Wadsworth takes apart “smarter not harder” like you’ve never seen. More

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What Are You Doing With Your Life?

Can you remember all the excitement ... and pain ... when you were starting out in... More

Bjornklader Ace and Nordic Carpenter Pants Live at JLC LIVE

This workwear allows you to “wear” your tools and guarantees you will always kneel... More

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When the Customer Is the Owner

Having the company perform work for the owner is essentially the same as taking... More

Keeping in Touch

The annual DeckExpo is a great venue for making connections and staying up to date... More

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Estimating: From Yellow Pad to Excel Spreadsheet

As your business grows, you'll need to develop an estimating system that does more... More

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Sole Survivor. What's on Your Feet?

Do you prefer sneakers or tennis shoes for lightness and agility on the jobsite? You might want to think twice about what you wear on your feet. More

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An Efficient Box Truck Build-Out

An organized work vehicle can save you a ton of time and effort, and it might even... More

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Quality, Schedule, Price: Pick Two

All clients come to the table with a set of unspoken expectations, some of which they may not even be aware of. Because these assumptions will inform every decision they make, it's important to bring them into the open and prioritize them early on. This will help you decide whether you and the clients are a good fit — and it will make the job go more smoothly later on. More

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After Katrina: One Year Later

A year after Katrina: voices and impressions from a region rethinking how to build More

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