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. 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.

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

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

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Magnetic Drill Preview

New M18™ FUEL Magnetic Drills Drive Safety & Productivity MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver unprecedented innovation with the introduction of the new M18 FUEL™ 1-1/2” Magnetic Drill & M18 FUEL™ 1-1/2” Lineman Magnetic Drill. Part of the premium M18 FUEL™ line*, utilizing the most advanced technologies available, these new tools are faster […]

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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

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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 Metalworking Hand Tools

    Milwaukee Metalworking Hand Tool Review Milwaukee has is known for making professional grade power tools that come with a reputation of being both durability and long term performance. A few years ago they started making hand tools. When I say “making,” I should clarify by saying they looked at what professional hand tools were in […]

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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

    M18 FUEL™ 1-1/2" Magnetic Drill Kit

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL Magnetic Drill Preview

    New M18™ FUEL Magnetic Drills Drive Safety & Productivity MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver unprecedented innovation with the introduction of the new M18 FUEL™ 1-1/2” Magnetic Drill & M18 FUEL™ 1-1/2” Lineman Magnetic Drill. Part of the premium M18 FUEL™ line*, utilizing the most advanced technologies available, these new tools are faster […]

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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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