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

JET Introduces New 22in Scrollsaw with Innovative Blade Change

JET Introduces New 22in Scrollsaw with Innovative Blade Change For Immediate Release May 25, 2016 NEW JET 22-INCH SCROLL SAW CHARTS NEW GROUND WITH REVOLUTIONARY BLADE CHANGE PROCESS LaVergne, TN – JET’s new 22-in. Scroll Saw delivers on the brand’s commitment to bring innovation to woodworkers. This scroll saw is thoughtfully designed to make setup […]

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Cordless Tools

DEWALT Introduces Cordless Metal Connector Nailer

DEWALT® Launches 20V MAX* XR® Cordless Metal Connector Nailer The low-maintenance 20V MAX* Cordless Metal Connector Nailer (DCN693) is one-hundred percent battery-powered with no gas cartridge, no hose, and no compressor to maintain. With dual operating modes in both Sequential and Rapid Cycle, the Nailer allows the user to choose between sequential for standard operating […]

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Tool Accessories

Rousseau PortaMax 2745 Table Saw Stand

Table Saw Stand My crew and I are all about efficiency and portability. The table saw is the cornerstone of our mobile carpentry work-site set up, and we wanted better safety and performance from our table saw. Portable, Durable and Accurate – Does it exist? We wanted something that would allow us to be portable, […]

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Nailer/Stapler

DEWALT Introduces Cordless Metal Connector Nailer

DEWALT® Launches 20V MAX* XR® Cordless Metal Connector Nailer The low-maintenance 20V MAX* Cordless Metal Connector Nailer (DCN693) is one-hundred percent battery-powered with no gas cartridge, no hose, and no compressor to maintain. With dual operating modes in both Sequential and Rapid Cycle, the Nailer allows the user to choose between sequential for standard operating […]

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    Power Tools

    Rockwell DuoTech

    Rockwell F80 Duotch Sonocrafter Multitool Review

    Rockwell F80 Duotech Oscillation Sonicrafter Multitool RK5151K Oscillating tools have quickly become a go-to tool on the jobsite for us carpenters and remodelers. While we all know that an oscillating tool works with a side-to-side movement, moving at approximately 20,000 strokes per minute, did you know that the blade oscillation is angled at approximately 3.2 degrees for optimized cutting […]

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    Air Tools

    SENCO 4.5 Gallon Twin Stack Air Compressor PC0968N

    SENCO 4.5 Gallon Twin Stack Air Compressor PC0968N

      SENCO 4.5 Gallon Twin Stack Air Compressor PC0968N Review My first set of pneumatic nailers was SENCO brand. I used them for 20 years until I gave them to a neighbor who rebuilt them and still uses them today. While my nailers lasted, my compressors did not. I have gone through at least 5 […]

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    Hand Tools

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    Milwaukee Expands Locking Tools with Torque Lock™

    New Milwaukee® Locking Tools Feature User Inspired Torque Lock™ Design MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to rapidly expand its Hand Tool offering with the introduction of several new locking tools that dramatically increase productivity for the user. Featuring a patent pending Torque Lock™ adjustment system, the new Milwaukee® Locking Pliers and Locking C-Clamps deliver an […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    DEWALT DW089LG 12v MAX 3 x 360 Green Line Laser

    DEWALT DW089LG 12 Volt 3 x 360 Green Line Laser

    DEWALT DW089LG Green Line Laser Review Growing up when the first Star Wars movie was shown in the movie theaters, lasers were something a kid would dream of. Today, light sabers and laser guns have lost their allure to real construction lasers. From make grading and excavating measurements, such as determining a site’s area or […]

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    Cordless Tools

    DEWALT Cordless 20V MAX Metal Connector Nailer

    DEWALT Introduces Cordless Metal Connector Nailer

    DEWALT® Launches 20V MAX* XR® Cordless Metal Connector Nailer The low-maintenance 20V MAX* Cordless Metal Connector Nailer (DCN693) is one-hundred percent battery-powered with no gas cartridge, no hose, and no compressor to maintain. With dual operating modes in both Sequential and Rapid Cycle, the Nailer allows the user to choose between sequential for standard operating […]

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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

    STIHL RMA 410 Battery Powered Lawn Mower

    STIHL RMA 410 Battery Powered Lawn Mower

    STIHL RMA 410 Battery Powered Lawn Mower Since 2011 STIHL has been offering cordless outdoor power equipment for professionals and homeowners. So, as battery technology and cordless power tools have evolved, performance of these tools have been leap frogging year after year. So we are excited to take a look at this STIHL RMA 410 […]

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