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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

SKILSAW Sidewinder Saw SPT67WM-22

SKILSAW Sidewinder Saw SPT67WM-22 Tool Review Knock Knock…. Your turn….. Wood… Your turn again…. Wood you believe that after almost a century, SkilSaw still continues to unveil products that top the industry in both performance and innovation? All kidding aside, when you think of circular saws since their inception, there are all types, sizes, manufactures, […]

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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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    Power Tools

    Festool Domino Joiner DF 500-Plus

    Festool Domino Joiner DF 500-Plus

    Domino DF 500-Plus Joiner Review The strength of a mortise-and-tenon joint in a hand-held tool is what makes the Festool Domino Joiner DF 500-Plus unique.  No other manufacturer makes a portable mortising machine like the Domino.  Many folks confuse the Domino with a biscuit joiner as the tool looks, and works, much like one.   But […]

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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

    Finish Hammers

    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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    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

    RIDGID Gen5X

    RIDGID Gen5X Tools Announced

    RIDGID Gen5X Tools Announced Today RIDGID Power Tools announced the next iteration in their 18V lineup dubbed RIDGID Gen5X. The always capable X4 system has been out for a few years but today a teaser video and specifications were posted to the web for the soon to be released new line. The dimly lit video […]

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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

    DEWALT Hedge Trimmer

    DEWALT Announces Outdoor Power Equipment

    DEWALT® Launches Battery-Powered Outdoor Equipment Premium outdoor equipment with GAS PERFORMANCE. GUARANTEED.™ LOUISVILLE, KY (October 23, 2014) – DEWALT® launches its first battery-powered Outdoor Power Tools at the 2014 GIE Expo. The line includes two 40V MAX* Brushless String Trimmers, two 40V MAX* Brushless Blowers, and a 40V MAX* Hedge Trimmer. The cordless outdoor tools […]

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