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

Southwire M300P Pro VDV Cable Mapper

Southwire M300P Pro VDV Cable Mapper A few months ago we’ve moved into a new home. Well, a new to us home. It is a house built in 2010 with all the modern amenities that come with it. AFCI breakers, PEX for all the waters, spray foam insulation. It also came with CAT5 and Coax […]

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Tool Accessories

New Cord and Hose Hooks From Rockler

Shop Storage Solutions Rockler continues to design innovative solutions for the workshop. Over the last few years they have released so many excellent products to help organize shops at extremely affordable prices. This latest release is another excellent example. Medina, MN – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced a new kind of bracket that not […]

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    Power Tools

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    Bosch GTS1041A REAXX™ Jobsite Table Saw

    Takes User Safety to the Next Level and also Saves the Blade The wait is finally over! After waiting well over a year since our team got a sneak peak at this amazing new jobsite table saw Bosch is finally ready to sell it! This has been a much anticipated new offering in the market […]

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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

    Southwire M300P-7

    Southwire M300P Pro VDV Cable Mapper

    Southwire M300P Pro VDV Cable Mapper A few months ago we’ve moved into a new home. Well, a new to us home. It is a house built in 2010 with all the modern amenities that come with it. AFCI breakers, PEX for all the waters, spray foam insulation. It also came with CAT5 and Coax […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    Milwaukee 100' Precision Chalk Reel 48-22-3990

    Milwaukee 100′ Precision Chalk Reel 48-22-3990

    Milwaukee 100′ Precision Chalk Reel 48-22-3990 Review There’s something almost magical in the way a chalk reel creates a crisp, perfectly straight line. No other tool, except an expensive laser, makes a perfectly straight line over a long distance, so quickly and reliably. Chalk lines have been in use since ancient Egypt, and used continuously […]

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    Cordless Tools

    Southwire M300P-7

    Southwire M300P Pro VDV Cable Mapper

    Southwire M300P Pro VDV Cable Mapper A few months ago we’ve moved into a new home. Well, a new to us home. It is a house built in 2010 with all the modern amenities that come with it. AFCI breakers, PEX for all the waters, spray foam insulation. It also came with CAT5 and Coax […]

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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

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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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