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. Rob hosts the Concord Carpenter Cable TV Show, offering the do-it-yourself audience in Boston's Meto West region expert advice on home repairs and maintenance. Rob is a recognized leader in tool and how-to information for building professionals. He 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 DCBL770X1 Flexvolt Blower

DEWALT DCBL770X1 Flexvolt 60V Handheld Blower, 3.0AH battery Review DEWALT is expanding the FLEXVOLT System with Outdoor Power Equipment. The OPE Equipment lineup will include the new 60V Chainsaw, Handheld Blower, and String Trimmer, all featuring the new FLEXVOLT® 60V 3.0Ah battery. Voltage The battery is 9.0Ah when used in 20V tools and 3.0Ah when […]

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Bosch GSA18V-125 Cordless Reciprocating Saw

Bosch GSA18V-125 18V EC Brushless 1-1/4″-Stroke Reciprocating Saw Review  The new Bosch GSA18V-125 Cordless Reciprocating Saw looks almost futuristic in design.While not the first to come out with an angled reciprocating saw, Bosch’s intent with this saw was to start with a clean sheet and produce the best 18V cordless reciprocating saw on the market. […]

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3rd Hand Little Hand XL

FastCap – 3rd Hand Little Hand XL As a remodeling carpenter, I’ve hung cabinets a lot of different ways. Mostly I would screw a ledger board screwed to the wall. Other times, with help, I ganged cabinets together and installed them as one unit. A few years ago I saw plans for an adjustable, cabinet […]

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Festool 18 Volt AIRSTREAM Battery

Festool 18 Volt 5.2 Ah AIRSTREAM Battery Pack and Charger Festool is updating their battery packs and chargers and offering the latest in charging technology to enable their users faster charging and longer runtimes.  The Festool 18 Volt 5.2 Ah AIRSTREAM SCA 8 battery pack  and charger combination work together to cool the battery faster […]

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Hilti 22V Cut Out Tool

Hilti 22Volt Drywall Cut-Out Tool SCO 6-A22 Review Hilti has always enjoyed a long reach into the commercial interior finished industry. Until now they have suffered a product gap with drywall cutout tools. The new Hilti 22V Cut Out Tool SCO 6-A22 was designed to fill that gap, as well as, give corded performance with cordless […]

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Milwaukee 18” and 24” Rolling Bags

Milwaukee 18” Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24” HARDTOP™ Rolling Bag Review Milwaukee has expand their Storage Solutions with the introduction of the 18” Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24” HARDTOP™ Rolling Bag. These new Rolling Bags are designed mobile solution to transport tools, and accessories, to and from the jobsite. Field research showed that guys wanted all of […]

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Bosch GBH18V-26 18V 1 In. SDS-plus Bulldog Rotary Hammer

Bosch 18V 1 In. SDS-plus Bulldog Rotary Hammer Review The Bosch GBH18V-26 18V EC Brushless 1 In. SDS-plus Bulldog Rotary Hammer allows you to cut the cord for small masonry holes, like drop in anchors and wedge anchors. The best part of this hammer drill is its compact size. It measures 3″ wide  by 13.7″ […]

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Dewalt ToughSystem Radio and Charger DWST08810

Dewalt ToughSystem Radio and Charger DWST08810 Review We recently took a look at the Dewalt ToughSystem Radio and Charger DWST08810.  This radio was specifically designed as a part of the ToughSystem modular storage system. The ToughSystem, is an amazing tool storage and transport system and solution for pros who work outdoors and in tough conditions. […]

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The Dewalt XR Compact Reciprocating Saw DCS367P1

Dewalt XR Compact Reciprocating Saw DCS367P1 Review It doesn’t matter what trade you’re in, you own a reciprocating saw. The reciprocating saw is my go-to tool for remodeling, and demolition projects. Factors in Purchasing a Reciprocating Saw Key considerations in buying a reciprocating saw are: Power Length of stroke Type of blade action, [straight or […]

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Dewalt DW088CG Self-Leveling Cross-Line GREEN Laser

Dewalt DW088CG GREEN Laser Review In construction, the laser is used primarily as a leveling device. It may be set up to indicate elevation, direction, or both. Applications of Laser Levels include: Align and plumb your walls Leveling floors Easily check door or window heights Install chair rails and wainscoting Align shelves, cabinets and trim […]

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