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.

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Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Barrel Grip Jigsaw – Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Barrel Grip Jigsaw – Comparison Testing As we recently pointed out, we love jigsaws for their ability to quickly and seamlessly customize shapes and sizes of lumber or trim. We recently had the chance to finish round 1 of our Best D-Handle Jigsaw Head-to-Head featuring a variety of battery-powered D-handled jigsaws.  But D-handle […]

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Power Tools

Festool Planex Drywall Sander Review

Festool 575994 Planex LHS 2 225 EQI-PLUS Festool has redesigned their Planex drywall sander.  The improved features include random orbit sanding for that perfect finish, LED ring for spot on illumination, adjustable suction power at the head to reduce user fatigue and maximum all day use with the ergonomic T – Handle.  Festool listened to […]

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Cordless Tools

DEWALT 20-volt 550 PSI Power Washer Review

DEWALT Power Washer – Model DCPW550B We have all had times where a garden hose just does not give you the pressure you need to get something cleaned off or a gas-powered pressure washer has too much pressure for your application. The DEWALT Power Washer fills in that grey area of too little pressure and […]

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Lawn & Garden

Ryobi 40V HP Outdoor Power Equipment Review

Ryobi 40V HP Outdoor Power Equipment (Models RY401150, RY40290, & RY40440) Spring is here!  That means sunshine, warmer weather, and most importantly getting outside to enjoy them more often. It also means re-dedicating time for yard work though. So this year I got the chance to get the yard looking great while testing out the […]

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Measuring & Layout

Milwaukee Green Laser

Milwaukee Rechargeable Green Lasers Lasers have been one of the most requested new products for Milwaukee for a long time. Being late to the game they knew they had to up the ante and needed a way to differentiate and innovate in the space. They focused on improving efficiency for layout and install applications and […]

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    Festool Planex Drywall Sander Review

    Festool 575994 Planex LHS 2 225 EQI-PLUS Festool has redesigned their Planex drywall sander.  The improved features include random orbit sanding for that perfect finish, LED ring for spot on illumination, adjustable suction power at the head to reduce user fatigue and maximum all day use with the ergonomic T – Handle.  Festool listened to […]

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    Paslode 1-1/2″ Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer Review

    Paslode F150S-PP Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer Paslode has introduced a new more compact positive placement metal connector nailer with the release of model F150S-PP. This new design features a more compact size along with a re-designed driver blade to prevent jams. Weighing in at just over 6 lbs this new positive placement nailer is […]

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    Wilton 6.5″ Multi-Purpose Vise

    Wilton 6.5″ Multi-Purpose Vise (model 650P) Review I recently got a chance to test out the Wilton 6.5″ multi-purpose vise (model 650P). As an experienced steel fabrication shop manager and certified AWS welder, I understand the importance of a quality vise. Why? Because whether cutting, grinding, or fitting up metal joints for tack welds, it […]

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    Milwaukee Green Laser

    Milwaukee Rechargeable Green Lasers Lasers have been one of the most requested new products for Milwaukee for a long time. Being late to the game they knew they had to up the ante and needed a way to differentiate and innovate in the space. They focused on improving efficiency for layout and install applications and […]

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    DEWALT 20-volt 550 PSI Power Washer Review

    DEWALT Power Washer – Model DCPW550B We have all had times where a garden hose just does not give you the pressure you need to get something cleaned off or a gas-powered pressure washer has too much pressure for your application. The DEWALT Power Washer fills in that grey area of too little pressure and […]

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    Magnum Headache Rack Review

    Magnum Headache Rack The TBB Crew recently teamed up with the Shyft Group to do a review on the Magnum Headache Rack. The Shyft Group is comprised of several brands that engineer, assemble, and service vehicles. They manufacturer high-quality and long-lasting products that meet the needs of several types of consumers. As remodeling contractors, the […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    Ryobi 40V HP Outdoor Power Equipment Review

    Ryobi 40V HP Outdoor Power Equipment (Models RY401150, RY40290, & RY40440) Spring is here!  That means sunshine, warmer weather, and most importantly getting outside to enjoy them more often. It also means re-dedicating time for yard work though. So this year I got the chance to get the yard looking great while testing out the […]

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