DeWalt’s DWST11155 Folding Sawhorse

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  In this video, JLC’s contributing editor David Frane takes a closer look at DeWalt’s DWST11155 folding sawhorses. They have some well-thought out features. As a start, they’re extremely portable. A pair of horses can be clipped together and carried in tandem; legs lock in place so they don’t flop around during transport and there’s a… Read More

Drop Testing The Coffeeboxx from Oxx

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Inspiration for The Coffeeboxx came after the inventor saw construction crews using fragile home appliances on job sites. The Coffeeboxx looks pretty rugged, but is it? This video shows the Coffeeboxx withstood the drop test and it’s packed with great features! Coming in at about one cubic foot, this brew master works with your favorite single… Read More

10th Annual Power Tool Fairs

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We’re kicking off the start of the building season with our Annual Power Tool Fairs! Learn about the latest in power tool technology from manufacturer’s representatives who will be on hand to demonstrate their tools and answer questions. You’ll enjoy discounted pricing above and beyond our regular competitive pricing, as well as discounts on trade-ins… Read More

The Design Isn’t Finished until Construction is Completed

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Ring’s End went “on the record” with Michael McKinley & Associates of Stonington, CT about how to avoid common pitfalls when coordinating the design of your custom home. Here’s some sound advice to consider before you begin the process of working with an Architect: Occasionally, a potential client will call and ask, “How much does… Read More

Building Green Comfort from the Ground Up – Windows and Doors

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Eco-friendly homeowner/builder Dave Sweet pays a visit to Rings End to learn about selecting the right eco-friendly windows and doors for his new home. Dave spent considerable time researching products and construction methods and felt that he could help others by creating a series of videos. In this segment, he consults with David Lee, resident Millwork… Read More

A Colorful Entrance for Children at Wilton Library

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Wilton Library debuted its new children’s entrance with a public ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 8. The new children’s entrance is the brainchild of the Wilton Library’s volunteer art chairman, Ed MacEwen, who together with his daughter Bonnie MacEwen Sailor and granddaughter, Jesse Sailor transformed the space into a tropical paradise to inspire children of… Read More

Commercial Window Solutions

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The large windows in Stamford Ford’s showroom radiate intense heat and glare from the sun, limiting the usage of the showroom computers. Ring’s End Color & Design Consultant Kimberly Pratt found the perfect solution; a combination of style and functionality in window treatments from the Ring’s End Classic Collection and Hunter Douglas. The showroom space… Read More

Case Study: Custom Rear Porch, Darien, CT

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Working through the rough winter, digging down twice as far as required for the footings to reach undisturbed soil, and a lot of shoveling are just some of the challenges builder Steve Lanefsky of Executive Craftsman and architect Matt Dougherty faced during construction of this custom rear porch in Darien, CT. But challenges were made… Read More