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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

Best Cordless Lawn Mower – Head to Head Comparison

Head to Head Lawn Mower Shootout Cordless Lawn Mowers are quickly taking over the lawn and gardens section in stores, so we wanted to test several of the leading brands and find out who makes the best Cordless Lawn Mower. The first U.S., gasoline powered lawn mower was manufactured in 1914 by Ideal Power Mower […]

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Saws

Tuning up a Ridgid Bandsaw

Tuning up a Ridgid Bandsaw About a year ago RIDGID sent me their venerable BS1400 Bandsaw. This tool has been on the market since about 2001 so it is in thousands of shops across North America. It has served many woodworkers as a pretty good saw but with a little work you can make it […]

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Tool Accessories

SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer Drill Bit Comparison – Bosch vs DEWALT

SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer Drill Bit Comparison – Bosch vs DEWALT When it comes to tools the old adage of “buy nice, OR buy twice” is very often true, leading to the frustration of every guy or company trying to save a buck or sticking to “their” brand of choice. This problem seems to be compounded […]

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    Power Tools

    Ridgid Jointer Featured

    RIDGID Jointer Review

    RIDGID Jointer Review Model JP0610 About a year and a half ago now I had hit a wall in my woodworking. I was expanding into projects that required wood in better shape than the s4s (Sanded 4 Sides) stock I could get at Menards or Home Depot. I would spend hours of my life sorting […]

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    Air Tools

    Senco 15 Gallon Air Compressor PC0970

    Senco 15 Gallon Air Compressor PC0970

    Senco 200 PSI 15 Gallon Air Compressor Larger air compressors make a lot of things go smoothly on the construction job site and in works shop applications.  They improve overall production performance and operation versatility. High capacity compressors are useful for a multitude of applications including finish and trim carpentry, framing, roofing, flooring, siding, deck […]

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    Hand Tools

    Kreg Foreman Pocket-Hole Machine

    Kreg Foreman Professional-Grade Pocket-Hole Machine Preview

    Professional Pocket-Holes at Affordable Price I’ve been using Kreg jigs for years because they work so well and allow me to build very strong furniture / joinery in a fraction of the time more traditional joints take. The announcement recently that Kreg Tool is introducing a professional grade pocket-hole machine at an affordable price is […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    Milwaukee Voltage Tester 2213-20

    Milwaukee Auto Voltage/Continuity Tester Preview

    New Milwaukee® Auto Voltage/Continuity Testers Deliver Simplify Troubleshooting MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to expand their Test & Measurement offering with the addition of two new Electrical Testers. Combining the simplicity of a traditional Voltage/Continuity tester with the digital read-out capabilities of a higher functionality meter, the new units allow users to properly troubleshoot common […]

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    Cordless Tools

    M18™ FUEL™ 1-1/8” SDS+ 3-Mode Rotary Hammer2175-222715-22DE2715-20

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL Rotary Hammer Preview

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL Rotary Hammer Preview At last week’s media event we saw so many tools and all of them were pretty impressive. Milwaukee has been on a mission as of late to make cordless tools as fast or faster than their corded counterparts. They’re trying to prove that cordless tools can be heavy duty tools. […]

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    Automotive

    2438-22 Milwaukee Polisher

    Milwaukee M12 Polisher / Sander Preview

    Milwaukee® M12™ Variable Speed Polisher/Sander Maximizes Productivity MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its M12™ LITHIUM-ION system with the introduction of the new M12™ Variable Speed Polisher/Sander. Optimized to provide the fastest and most precise detail work, the new tool performs the work of two tools in one by easily switching between polishing […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    Cordless-Mower-Head-to-Head

    Best Cordless Lawn Mower – Head to Head Comparison

    Head to Head Lawn Mower Shootout Cordless Lawn Mowers are quickly taking over the lawn and gardens section in stores, so we wanted to test several of the leading brands and find out who makes the best Cordless Lawn Mower. The first U.S., gasoline powered lawn mower was manufactured in 1914 by Ideal Power Mower […]

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