Rob Robillard

Robert Robillard is also the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and the editor of the blog, A Concord Carpenter and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts. As a carpenter and web editor, Rob is a recognized leader in tool and how-to information for building professionals. He is the carpenter correspondence for and writes a Q&A column, in the Sunday Boston Globe, called "Ask the Carpenter."He hosts the Concord Carpenter Cable TV Show,, offering the do-it-yourself audience in Boston’s Metro West region expert advice on home repairs and maintenance. Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review - Video Channel, where we post all of our tool reviews and video editorials. Rob enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate on best practices in the remodeling industry. The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob RobillardRob Robillard

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DeWalt 5-inch variable speed random orbital sander DWE6423K

DeWalt 5-inch variable speed random orbital sander DWE6423K Review Sanding is overrated, and hand sanding, just plain sucks! I recently took the DeWalt 5-inch variable speed random orbital sander DWE6423K into my workshop to evaluate.  As a remodeling carpenter who also enjoys woodworking, I can attest that when you need a smoothly sanded surface, or […]

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Milwaukee 46-Inch Steel Storage Chest and Cabinet

Milwaukee 6-Inch Steel Storage Chest and Cabinet Review Gone are the days of storing tools in and working out of cardboard boxes or milk crates. Tool storage chests, rolling cabinets, carts and specialty tool boxes have been making mechanics and technicians jobs easier for a long time. These days contractors, woodworkers and frankly anyone who […]

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Hilti Breaker TE 1000-AVR

Hilti “Second Generation” TE 1000-AVR Breaker “Breaking the rules again!” Like in the book “First, Break All the Rules,” by Curt Coffman and Marcus Buckingham, a book written on what the world’s greatest managers do differently. Hilti too, is breaking some rules with their Hilti Breaker TE 1000-AVR by doing things differently! The TE 1000 […]

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Keen Utility Braddock Work Boot Giveaway

Win a pair of Keen Utility Braddock Work Boots The folks at Keen Utility are giving away a pair of Braddock AL WP work boots to one lucky ToolBoxBuzz newsletter subscriber.     Read more about these boots here. Keen Utility Workboot Giveaway Rules: 1.Follow ToolBoxBuzz on Facebook: ToolBoxBuzz Facebook Page 2.Enter your information in the entry […]

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Milwaukee Metalworking Hand Tools

Milwaukee Metalworking Hand Tool Review Milwaukee has is known for making professional grade power tools that come with a reputation of being both durability and long term performance. A few years ago they started making hand tools. When I say “making,” I should clarify by saying they looked at what professional hand tools were in […]

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Rockler Bandy Clamp

Rockler Bandy Clamp Review The folks at Rockler just released the new Rockler Bandy Clamp.  This clamp looks like a spring clamp on steroids! The Rockler Bandy Clamp is made with high-strength nylon with fiberglass fill and has a proprietary 1-inch wide rugger band that spans between the clamps jaws.  this rubber band is made […]

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Festool Kapex KS 120EB Miter Saw

Festool Kapex KS 120EB Miter Saw Review Festool has become synonymous for precision tools, offering unparalleled functionality, kick-ass accessories, and dust collection. We  recently had the opportunity to review and use the Festool Kapex KS 120EB miter saw both independently on the job site as well as in our recent Head-2-Head Miter Saw Comparison, where […]

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DEWALT 20 Volt Brushless Lithium Ion Drywall Screw Gun DCF620

DEWALT 20 Volt Brushless Screw Gun DCF620 The new DeWalt brushless lithium Ion drywall screw gun was designed to work longer and Get More Done™ without power cords. The screw gun was deigned for driving screws into both wood and steel studs in residential or commercial applications. For many years drywall and plaster contractor avoided […]

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Bosch VAC120 Cordless Vacuum

Bosch VAC120 Cordless 12-Volt Vacuum Cordless handheld vacuums are ideal if you need a small, easy-to-maneuver vacuum to clean your shop, work project, car or for quick-pickup tasks around the house.  Cordless vacuums like the Bosch VAC120 cordless vacuum is attractive to contractors because it fulfills five major components: Effective Lightweight Maneuverable Portable Durable Effective […]

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Tool Giveaway – Milwaukee M12 Bluer-tooth Job Site Speaker

Win a Milwaukee M12 Bluetooth Job-site Speaker The ToolBoxBuzz crew and Milwaukee want to spread some new years cheer and music on the job-site by giving away their new M12 Bluetooth Job-site Speaker. This Wireless Job-site Speaker uses Bluetooth technology to pair with portable electronic devices and stream music from up to 30ft away. Amplified […]

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