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 Dust Extractors – Head-To-Head

Best Dust Extractors Construction is a messy business and dust is one of the biggest evils in our industry. Not only can dust be destructive to personal property but is dangerous to our health. Recent OSHA regulations have highlighted how dangerous dust can be and how important it is to capture dust on the jobsite. […]

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Saws

Delta 26-2250 12 in. Dual Bevel Sliding Cruzer Miter Saw

Delta 26-2250 12 in. Dual Bevel Sliding Cruzer Miter Saw Review The folks at Delta are working hard to get back into the game. They recently introduced the brand new CRUZER miter saws. The CRUZER has a unique, robot-like arm that allows the saw to perform similar to a sliding miter saw. Similar to the […]

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Cordless Tools

RYOBI® ONE+™ 18V Brushless Drywall Screw Gun Announced

RYOBI® ONE+™ 18V Brushless Drywall Screw Gun Announced Coming in March of 2018, RYOBI is adding another new tool to the ever expanding ONE+ lineup. Lately they’ve been adding a ton of lifestyle tools. Tools that are geared for your life off of the job site. Things like the inflator, speaker system, or cooling cooler. […]

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Tool Accessories

Importance of Using Fleece Bags in a Dust Extractor

Fleece Bags vs Filter Replacement: What’s the REAL COST? Dust Extractor Fleece Bags are less expensive to use and replace than the vacuum pleated filters. Using fleece filter bags drastically improves the lifespan of both standard and HEPA filters, and protects the vacuum motor. Using them provides you with a massive cost savings over the […]

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Nailer/Stapler

Porter Cable 20V Brad Nailer

Porter Cable PCC790B 20V 18Gauge Brad Nailer Review Porter Cable has expanded their cordless 20V MAX line by adding a cordless finish nailer, brad nailer and stapler.   If your already on Porter Cable’s 20V MAX platform then adding this (3) nailers/stapler would be a great addition.  To view Porter Cable’s expanded line of 20V MAX […]

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    Power Tools

    Best Dust Extractors – Head-To-Head

    Best Dust Extractors Construction is a messy business and dust is one of the biggest evils in our industry. Not only can dust be destructive to personal property but is dangerous to our health. Recent OSHA regulations have highlighted how dangerous dust can be and how important it is to capture dust on the jobsite. […]

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    Air Tools

    Hitachi 15-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer, NT65MA4 Review

    Hitachi NT65MA4 1-1/4 Inch to 2-1/2 Inch 15-Gauge Angled Finish Nailer with Air Duster Recently we took the Hitachi 15-gauge angled finish nailer,NT65MA4  to our jobsite to review. Historically we have used 16-gauge finish nails on our trim work. 16-gauge finish nailers have a smaller diameter and generally smaller and lighter nailers. 15 gauge nailers […]

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    Hand Tools

    Klein Heavy Duty Wire Stripper

    Klein Heavy Duty Wire Stripper K12055 Review I’m an electrician, and I’ve long thought that wire strippers had very little purpose to me except for when I needed a bolt cutter.  The pliers have always been lousy and my linesman pliers can strip wires almost as quickly.  Why should I bother carry around another tool.  […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    Bosch 48” Digital Level

    Bosch GIM 120 Digital Level Review For centuries, the level has been ubiquitous with job site accuracy and precision. Digital levels have taken that accuracy to a different, well, level. Bosch has taken this approach and released the GIM 120 Digital Level, a tool packed with features that should appeal to trim carpenters, installers, inspectors, […]

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    Cordless Tools

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    RYOBI® ONE+™ 18V Brushless Drywall Screw Gun Announced

    RYOBI® ONE+™ 18V Brushless Drywall Screw Gun Announced Coming in March of 2018, RYOBI is adding another new tool to the ever expanding ONE+ lineup. Lately they’ve been adding a ton of lifestyle tools. Tools that are geared for your life off of the job site. Things like the inflator, speaker system, or cooling cooler. […]

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    Automotive

    Milwaukee M12 Ratchet -1

    Milwaukee M12 Ratchet – Which One to Buy?

    Milwaukee M12 Ratchets – Which One to Buy? About 4 or 5 years ago, Milwaukee came out with their first cordless ratchet. It was on the growing M12 platform and came in 3/8″ and 1/4″ varieties. The M12 ratchet was a decent tool but couldn’t quite match the specs of the pneumatic units that were […]

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    Lawn & Garden

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    Stihl MS362 C-M Chainsaw Review

    Stihl MS362 C-M Chainsaw Review There are some tools that just bring a smile to your face every time you use it and then there are other tools that feel almost primal when you use them. They stir something in your soul, they allow you to tame the wild. A chainsaw is one of those […]

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