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Job Tips: Catching Debris

IBEW member Rod demonstrates an easy way to keep your work area clean while cutting into drywall. Step 1: Find a cardboard box or piece of paper that is slightly bigger...

Job Tips: Cutting Conduit

In this addition of job tips, IBEW member Jason shows us an alternative way to cut conduit Step 1: take your tape measure and mark off your conduit with a pencil Step 2:...

Job Tips: Locating Wall Studs

In this edition of job tips, IBEW member Marshall shows how to locate wall studs without a stud finder.  The only tools you need for this tip are two pieces of steel...

Job Tip: Fixing a Dogleg

IBEW member Curtis Shepard demonstrates how to quickly eliminate a dogleg in this job tip. Step 1 – Identify the dogleg.  Step 2 – Apply pressure with your...

Job Tip: Marking a Crawl Space

In five easy steps, IBEW member Marshall McGrady can walk you through marking your spot before going down into a crawl space. Accuracy, efficiency, and ingenuity –...

Job Tip: Terminating a RJ45 Cable

In this edition of job tips, IBEW brother Curtis shows how to efficiently terminate a RJ45. Step 1 – Ring the out jacketing to remove the insulation. Step 2 – Orient the...

Job Tip: Wire Pulling

IBEW member Rod demonstrates how to easily install wire and short runs with conduit. Step 1 – Find a 3M wire nut that has a solid metal cap on the inside. Step 2 – Using...

Job Tip: Retrieval Fish Hook

In this job tip, IBEW member Joe shows how to make a retrieval hook out of fish tape. The retrieval hook will help when you push fish tape in a conduit and can’t get it...

Job Tip: Conduit Threading

In this job tip, IBEW brother Andy demonstrates how to thread a piece of conduit using rope. The rope holds the threader in place instead of physically holding it. This...