Tool industry news & reviews by professionals

Tool industry news & reviews by professionals

Welcome to Tool Box Buzz! A website dedicated to in depth coverage of tool industry news from the perspective of real PROFESSIONALS. Two seasoned construction Pros; Todd Fratzel and Robert Robillard head up a team of Pros and Serious DIY editors offering: editorials, product reviews, and high quality videos. Our team of Pros have daily access to all types of residential and commercial construction projects including: renovations, remodeling, demolition and new construction.

Head-To-Head

10 Inch Sliding Miter Saw Head to Head

10 Inch Sliding Miter Saw Head to Head For this installment of our ever popular “Head to Head” series we took a look at a wide ranging selection of 10 inch Sliding Miter Saws on the market. If this is your first time reading one of our Head to Heads, trust that our crew poured over […]

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Saws

RIDGID 8″ Wet Tile Saw Review

RIDGID 8″ Wet Tile Saw – Model R4040S If you are looking for great performance, a powerful and an easily portable large wet tile saw then you have come to the right review. RIDGID has always been a reliable brand when you think of plumbing equipment and power tools but now they are working their way up […]

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Cordless Tools

Hitachi 18v Cordless Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool

Hitachi 18v Cordless Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool Hitachi Power Tools has announced the launching of their new 18 volt brushless Lithium Ion Oscillating Multi-Tool, model CV18DBLP4.  This tool is being sold as a bare tool but compatible with their 18v slide-type batteries and charger system. This multi-tool allows for quick transition between jobs and has the […]

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Tool Accessories

New From Diablo – STAFDA 2014

New Diablo Cutting Products The folks at Diablo recently announced several new products at STAFDA 2014. Diablo continues to offer innovative cutting solutions for a wide range of applications and the latest products are sure to impress end users. We has an opportunity to hear all about these new products including: High Performance Hole Saws, […]

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    Tool Reviews by Brand

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    Power Tools

    RIDGID R22002 2HP Fixed Base Router

    RIDGID 2 HP Fixed Router Model R22002

    RIDGID 2-HP Fixed Router Model R22002 Review When most people think of routers they instantly think about a tool that can cut fancy edges. 2005’s Professional Woodworker of the year Jeremy Broun describes the router as the “most versatile tool in the world” and stated it “can be used in just about every aspect of a […]

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    Air Tools

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    RIDGID Vertical Pancake Compressor Review

    RIDGID Vertical Pancake Compressor Review Around Thanksgiving of 2014, RIDGID came out with a vertically oriented 6 gallon pancake compressor. RIDGID’s vertical pancake compressor was a standalone compressor but was only on the market for the holiday season as a Special Buy and then discontinued much to the chagrin of the reviewers on HomeDepot.com. Perhaps their cries were heard […]

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    Hand Tools

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    Milwaukee Tape Measure Review

    Milwaukee Tape Measure Review About 2 years ago, Milwaukee Tool heavily invested resources into creating a hand tool division with the professional contractor in mind. Part of that initial lineup was a number of tape measures designed for maximum durability and increased functionality. The hand tools have been a huge hit with pros and serious […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    Stanley TLM99 Laser Measure with Bluetooth Connectivity

    Stanley TLM99 Laser Measure with Bluetooth Connectivity

    Stanley TLM99 Laser Distance Measure & Floor Plan App for Smartphones Stanley ® announced on December 4th their new Stanley TLM99 Laser Measure with Bluetooth Connectivity and a Floor Plan App that digitally measures and creates floor plans for builders, remodelers, estimators, real estate agents, and do-it-yourself folks. Floor Plan App The Floor Plan App  […]

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    Cordless Tools

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    Hitachi 18v Cordless Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool

    Hitachi 18v Cordless Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool Hitachi Power Tools has announced the launching of their new 18 volt brushless Lithium Ion Oscillating Multi-Tool, model CV18DBLP4.  This tool is being sold as a bare tool but compatible with their 18v slide-type batteries and charger system. This multi-tool allows for quick transition between jobs and has the […]

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    Automotive

    DEWALT Air Sander

    DEWALT Air Tools Preview

    DEWALT Air Tools – Designed for Automotive and Industrial Tradesmen DEWALT announced a new line of air tools for the automotive and industrial market including five new tools. We recently had a chance to take these new pneumatic tools for a “test drive” in the shop. The new tools include the following: 3/8″ Reversible Drill […]

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    Lawn & Garden

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    Husqvarna Z200 Series Residential Zero-Turn Mowers

    Husqvarna Riding High with Z200 Series of Residential Zero-Turn Mowers Six new models bring depth, improvements to extensive lawn & garden equipment lines DIY homeowners who can’t wait for lawn mowing season to begin have another reason to be excited as spring approaches – the launch of the new Z200 series of residential, zero-turn riding […]

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