Common Mortar Joint Profiles

By Jeff Williams

Common Mortar Joint Profiles Next time you’re out and about take a look at the masonry buildings near where you work and live. Do the mortar joints disappear into the brick and stone or do they contribute to the look of the facade? Are they recessed from the surface or are they proud of the…

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How To Replace A Broken Granite Post

By Robert Robillard

I live just outside of Boston and just about everywhere you look, new and antique, granite is used in hard scapes. Everything from century old granite posts, reclaimed curbing, foundation / seawall block, trestle and bridge support block, steps, gates, post, borders and support walls. This article will address how I replaced two 6″ x 6″…

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Milwaukee 46-Inch Steel Tool Storage Chest and Cabinet

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee 6-Inch Steel Storage Chest and Cabinet Review Gone are the days of storing tools in and working out of cardboard boxes or milk crates. Tool storage chests, rolling cabinets, carts and specialty tool boxes have been making mechanics and technicians jobs easier  for a long time.   These days contractors, woodworkers and frankly anyone who has…

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2015 Father’s Day Buyer’s Guide

By Scott Arnold

2015 Father’s Day Buyer’s Guide Are you looking for the perfect idea for a that special Father’s Day gift? Well here at A Concord Carpenter we have taken a few of our favorite tools and turned them into a buyer’s guide.  Father’s Day is just a few days away, so we have added buy now links to our favorite tools for faster…

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DELTA 36-6020 10 Inch Portable Contractor Table Saw

By Robert Robillard

DELTA Portable Contractor Table Saw Review By Josh Bordenca In 1919 Herbert Tautz, the founder of The Delta Specialty Company, recognized the challenges of his time in regards to woodworking, and while working out of his garage, he set out to create new tools for the industry. Fast forward almost 100 years later DELTA still…

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Quick Ship Assembled Cabinets from Home Depot

By Phil Benevides

         Quick Ship Assembled Cabinets from Home Depot According to remodeling a mid-range major  kitchen remodel costs homeowners $56,768. So for contractors, Kitchens can be a ticket to consistent wintertime work with BIG payoffs. But many challenges exist when it comes to executing a Kitchen remodel and since the kitchen is the heart of the home…

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SEEK Thermal Imaging Camera for your Smartphone

By Phil Benevides

SEEK Thermal Imaging Camera for your Smartphone Thermal imaging has changed the way contractors, plumbers, HVAC specialists, and electricians diagnose problems for their customers. Unfortunately for a long time this technology has been far too expensive to be a practical purchase for many of us in the field. Unless you specialized in inspections or used…

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Gilmour Flexogen Hose

By Robert Robillard

Gilmour Flexogen Premium Duty Hose  How many of you reading this have leaking garden hoses or worse yet watering nozzles that have been on your hose so long they’ve fused to the coupling? Come on, you know who you are; I bet there’s a ton of you. You’re Only As Good As Your Weak Link…

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