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

Best Cordless Finish Nailers – Head to Head

Cordless Finish Nailers Finish carpentry has been relying on pneumatic nailers since the first one was introduced in 1950. Fast forward to 1986 and Paslode introduced the first cordless framing nailer utilizing a gas “fuel cell” and battery. In an effort to eliminate the need for a gas cartridge, SENCO introduced their Fusion finish nailers […]

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Saws

JET Introduces New 22in Scrollsaw with Innovative Blade Change

JET Introduces New 22in Scrollsaw with Innovative Blade Change For Immediate Release May 25, 2016 NEW JET 22-INCH SCROLL SAW CHARTS NEW GROUND WITH REVOLUTIONARY BLADE CHANGE PROCESS LaVergne, TN – JET’s new 22-in. Scroll Saw delivers on the brand’s commitment to bring innovation to woodworkers. This scroll saw is thoughtfully designed to make setup […]

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Cordless Tools

Milwaukee Double-Ended Power Bits

Milwaukee Introduces Double-Ended Power Bits A couple months ago we attended the Milwaukee Tool New Product Symposium 2016. Towards the end of our rotation we came to the accessories room. Usually, the accessories are not that glamorous at media events. This year was a little different, Milwaukee was really showing off its carbide Sawzall blades […]

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Tool Accessories

Milwaukee Double-Ended Power Bits

Milwaukee Introduces Double-Ended Power Bits A couple months ago we attended the Milwaukee Tool New Product Symposium 2016. Towards the end of our rotation we came to the accessories room. Usually, the accessories are not that glamorous at media events. This year was a little different, Milwaukee was really showing off its carbide Sawzall blades […]

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Nailer/Stapler

DEWALT Introduces Cordless Metal Connector Nailer

DEWALT® Launches 20V MAX* XR® Cordless Metal Connector Nailer The low-maintenance 20V MAX* Cordless Metal Connector Nailer (DCN693) is one-hundred percent battery-powered with no gas cartridge, no hose, and no compressor to maintain. With dual operating modes in both Sequential and Rapid Cycle, the Nailer allows the user to choose between sequential for standard operating […]

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    Power Tools

    Ridgid Brushless 18V Compact Router

    Ridgid Brushless 18V Compact Router Review

    Ridgid Gen 5x Brushless 18V Compact Router R86044B Compact Routers, like the Ridgid Brushless 18V Compact Router offers woodworkers a number of features for operator control and ease-of-use when performing a variety of router applications. As a carpenter, I use a compact router to make my own window sills when trimming windows, easing edges on decking […]

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    Air Tools

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    Estwing® Pneumatic Tools and Accessories

    Estwing® Introduces Pneumatic Tools BALL GROUND, GA, August 8, 2016 – Estwing, a trusted brand known for its hand tools, has partnered with Prime Global Products to release its first line of air tools and accessories. The initial product line includes 2 framing nailers, 2 flooring nailers, a mini palm nailer, and a 50′ air hose. […]

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    Hand Tools

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    Rockler Introduces New Heavy-Duty F-Style Bar Clamp

    Rockler Teams Up with European Clamp Maker Medina, MN – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced a new heavy-duty F-style bar clamp that delivers exceptional power, makes clamping faster and easier — and comes with a lifetime guarantee. Developed in partnership with Piher, a Spanish clamp maker known for quality and innovation, the Rockler Piston […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    DEWALT DW089LG 12v MAX 3 x 360 Green Line Laser

    DEWALT DW089LG 12 Volt 3 x 360 Green Line Laser

    DEWALT DW089LG Green Line Laser Review Growing up when the first Star Wars movie was shown in the movie theaters, lasers were something a kid would dream of. Today, light sabers and laser guns have lost their allure to real construction lasers. From make grading and excavating measurements, such as determining a site’s area or […]

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    Cordless Tools

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    Milwaukee Double-Ended Power Bits

    Milwaukee Introduces Double-Ended Power Bits A couple months ago we attended the Milwaukee Tool New Product Symposium 2016. Towards the end of our rotation we came to the accessories room. Usually, the accessories are not that glamorous at media events. This year was a little different, Milwaukee was really showing off its carbide Sawzall blades […]

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    Automotive

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    New Makita Impact Tools

    New Makita Impact Tools Back in the first week of February, we attended the World of Concrete 2016 show. We saw a lot of great innovations spanning the entire concrete and masonry industry. One of the innovations in the tool realm was at the Makita Tools Booth. They had 3 new heavy duty impact tools, […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    STIHL RMA 410 Battery Powered Lawn Mower

    STIHL RMA 410 Battery Powered Lawn Mower

    STIHL RMA 410 Battery Powered Lawn Mower Since 2011 STIHL has been offering cordless outdoor power equipment for professionals and homeowners. So, as battery technology and cordless power tools have evolved, performance of these tools have been leap frogging year after year. So we are excited to take a look at this STIHL RMA 410 […]

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