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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RYOBI® 18V ONE+ Impact Wrench

RYOBI® 18V ONE+ Impact Wrench P260 The Ryobi 18V ONE+ Impact Wrench is great for any project because of its compact design made for easy storage and mobility. A built-in LED work light makes using this wrench a breeze in all types of environments. This versatile tool can also be used as a driver with the […]

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Bosch Spade Bit – The DareDevil TM

Bosch Redefines Hole Cutting With Most Patented Spade Bit – DareDevilTM Faster, Easier, Cleaner and Does the Wave Mount Prospect, Ill., January 1, 2009 – Professionals who want clean and quick holes in wood haven’t always reached for a spade bit. Spade bits have been known to dull quickly, cause chipping around the entrance hole […]

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Bosch HD19-2D Hammer Drills

Bosch Hammer Drills Offer Best-in-Class Drilling Speed, Durability and Features Bosch HD19-2D even features integrated dust collection! Bosch Power Tools and Accessories introduced three new high-performance 2-speed hammer drills that give users everything they want and more. Bosch’s HD21-2, HD19-2 and HD19-2D are up to 20 percent faster than the competition in common hammer drilling […]

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Bosch PS41 12-Volt Impact Driver

Bosch PS41 Impact Driver Offers Smaller Size with Greater Power The PS41 12-Volt Max Lithium Ion Impact Driver, features the shortest head length in its class and the highest speed at 2,600 RPM. It offers 930 in-lbs. of torque so it can accomplish nearly every standard size impact driver application.  Weighing only two pounds, the PS41 […]

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Skil Power Tool Announces New Skilsaws Models 5480 and 5580

SKIL’s New Family of Upgraded SKILSAWs Meets Consumer Expectations Consumers wanted, SKIL listened and a new family of SKILSAWs was born. MT. PROSPECT, ILL – SKIL Power Tools is proud to unveil their latest, upgraded family of SKILSAWs. SKIL understands what consumers want in a circular saw: longer life, faster cutting, more power, light weight […]

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Skil 12-Inch Miter Saw Model # 3820

SKIL’s Newest Compound Miter Saw is a Cut Above the Competition New compound miter saw cuts accurately and quickly for an exceptional value   Designed with the value-conscious carpenter and weekend warrior in mind, SKIL has packed in intuitive features to make the Skil 3820 an indispensable tool for building better projects. Whether making cross, […]

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Black And Decker Ratcheting ReadyWrench

Black And Decker:  The Ratcheting Ready Wrench I had heard of the original Ready Wrench but had not used it. The new Black And Decker Ready Wrench with ratcheting feature is a useful, handy tool to have in the tool box.  I find that I use just a  few different size sockets or wrenches, but keep […]

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The Woodworking & D.I.Y. Show

Friday, January 14 through Sunday, January 16, 2011 Friday, Noon – 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Eastern States Exposition 1305 Memorial Avenue West Springfield, MA 01089 Sawdust will blanket the floor, wood shavings will soar, and buzz saws will whir as the region’s largest event for […]

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Milwaukee® M12™ Cordless Multi-Tool with Universal Accessory Adaptor

Milwaukee® Introduces M12™ Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool with Universal Accessory Adaptor Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation continues to expand their M12™ LITHIUM-ION system with the introduction of the cordless multi-tool. This oscillating tool delivers the portability, versatility and compatibility professional users demand. Ideal for remodelers, flooring contractors, maintenance repair technicians and electricians, the M12™ Multi-Tool comes complete […]

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Milwaukee® Introduces Industry’s Fastest ProPEX Installation Tools

Attention plumbers and Heating Professionals!!!! Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporationexpands their M12™ and M18™ Lithium-Ion systems with the introduction of the industry’s fastest ProPEX installation tools with auto-rotating ProPEX Expansion Heads. The ProPEx tool is designed for one-handed use, the M12™ and M18™ ProPEX Expansion tools allow users to install Uponor ProPEX® fittings up to four […]

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