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

SKILSAW SIDEWINDER Saw for Fiber Cement

SKILSAW SIDEWINDER Saw for Fiber Cement Finally a solution to task that is not only demanding on your saw but also yourself, cutting fiber cement material! Skilsaw has taken their already iconic Sidewinder saw and found a jobsite solution to cutting fiber cement material. Skilsaw is an leader in the wood cutting industry and has […]

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Cordless Tools

Milwaukee® M18 FUEL™ SUPER HAWG® Review

Milwaukee Cuts The Cord for Plumbers When Milwaukee introduced the M18 FUEL™ HOLE HAWG® back in 2014 electricians were jumping for joy and the plumbers felt left out in the cold. Plumbers are no longer left out of the cordless revolution with the introduction of the M18 FUEL™ SUPER HAWG®. The SUPER HAWG® is the […]

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Tool Accessories

Bosch Introduces Starlock™ Multi-Tool Accessories

Bosch Starlock™ Professional Interface System for Multi-Tool Accessories Sets High Bar for Power Transmission, Precision Mt. Prospect, Ill., January 28, 2016 – The multi-tool market’s search for a professional interface that delivers maximum power transmission and quick change out has come to an end. The Starlock™ interface system delivers three-dimensional fit for high torque transfer […]

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    Power Tools

    RIDGID 10 Inch Wet Tile Saw

    Rigid 10” Wet Tile Saw with Gravity Rise Stand (4091)

    Rigid 10” Wet Tile Saw – “The Beast” Rigid has a full line of wet tile saws ranging from a 7” job-site to a 10” commercial version.  They all come with a lifetime service agreement which includes free parts and service for life (registration required). Their wet tile saws are sold exclusively at The Home […]

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    Air Tools

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    DEWALT Metal Connector Nailer Review

    DEWALT Metal Connector Nailer Review With all of the extreme weather in the US in the last couple decades, the industry and building code has been refining building practices at a very rapid pace. One of the areas where these changes are the most prevelent is in the use of metal connectors to join critical […]

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    Hand Tools

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    Milwaukee® Introduces Chalk Reels with Longest Gear Life

    Milwaukee® Introduces Chalk Reels with Longest Gear Life 01/08/2016 MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to expand their Hand Tool offering with the introduction of Bold Line and Precision Line Chalk Reels. Featuring the industry’s first planetary gear system and integrated STRIPGUARD™ clutch, the new chalk reels have been designed from the ground up to deliver […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    True Blue Empire

    New True Blue® I-Beam Levels from Empire Level

    True Blue® I-Beam Levels MUKWONAGO, WI – Empire Level continues to upgrade their line of layout products with the introduction of new True Blue® I-Beam Levels, Made in the USA.  Available in both magnetic and non-magnetic models (24” to 78”), Empire Level is committed to delivering innovative solutions designed to satisfy the needs of the […]

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    Cordless Tools

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    Milwaukee® M18 FUEL™ SUPER HAWG® Review

    Milwaukee Cuts The Cord for Plumbers When Milwaukee introduced the M18 FUEL™ HOLE HAWG® back in 2014 electricians were jumping for joy and the plumbers felt left out in the cold. Plumbers are no longer left out of the cordless revolution with the introduction of the M18 FUEL™ SUPER HAWG®. The SUPER HAWG® is 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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