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. Three seasoned construction Pros; Todd Fratzel, Robert Robillard and Brad Staggs 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.

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Head-To-Head

Hammer Time

Head to Head Hammer Bash Hammers are one of the most widely used tools in the world and while the basic concept hasn’t changed much over the years technology has certainly pushed some significant improvements that are widely available across the market today. We reached out to a range of Brands and asked them to […]

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Saws

Craftsman 10 Inch Miter Saw Review

Craftsman 10″ Compact Sliding Compound Miter Saw – SM2509RC Craftsman has been selling tools far longer than I’ve been alive so they certainly have their pulse on our industry. I recently had the opportunity to try one of their new compact sliding compound miter saws as part of a larger comparison article we’re working on. […]

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Cordless Tools

New Milwaukee M18 Sawzall is Here

New Milwaukee M18 Sawzall is Here When we attended Milwaukee Tool’s New Product Symposium back in August of 2014 one of the tools that didn’t receive a ton of fanfare but was no less impressive was the new Milwaukee M18 Sawzall. It is replacing the previous model, the 2620, which we covered during the 18 Volt […]

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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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    Craftsman 10 Inch Miter Saw Review

    Craftsman 10″ Compact Sliding Compound Miter Saw – SM2509RC Craftsman has been selling tools far longer than I’ve been alive so they certainly have their pulse on our industry. I recently had the opportunity to try one of their new compact sliding compound miter saws as part of a larger comparison article we’re working on. […]

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    Air Tools

    Ridgid 8 Gallon Gas Wheelbarrow Compressor  GP80145SW

    Ridgid Wheelbarrow Compressor GP80145SW

      Ridgid Wheelbarrow Compressor GP80145SW Review My construction company does a significant amount of excavation work, and the maintenance and upkeep of trailers and equipment lends itself perfectly to this tool. I was anxious to use the compressor and given that this was the largest tool I had gotten the opportunity to review, I wanted […]

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    Hand Tools

    Powerstrike Hammer

    Powerstrike Hammer Review

    Powerstrike Is Not Just Any Hammer As much as I am a power tool guy and try to avoid tools that don’t have a motor, even I know you can’t work in the trades for very long and not have a good hammer.   And of course, like everything else in life, not all hammers are […]

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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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    New Milwaukee M18 Sawzall is Here

    New Milwaukee M18 Sawzall is Here When we attended Milwaukee Tool’s New Product Symposium back in August of 2014 one of the tools that didn’t receive a ton of fanfare but was no less impressive was the new Milwaukee M18 Sawzall. It is replacing the previous model, the 2620, which we covered during the 18 Volt […]

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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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