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 Benchtop Thickness Planer – Head-to-Head

Best Benchtop Thickness Planer Benchtop thickness planers are an essential piece of equipment for any woodshop. These planers are an excellent option for small home woodshops and contractors that need a portable option. While not big and powerful as full size shop thickness planers, benchtop thickness planers are still very capable of effectively planing a […]

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Saws

Skilsaw Table Saw – Which One To Get?

Skilsaw Table Saw – Which One To Get? Back at the end of 2015, Skilsaw announced the first ever worm-drive table saw (SPT 70WT-22). Before that no one had ever had that geartrain in a table saw let alone a job site saw. Then just about 2 years later the brand announced another table saw (SPT […]

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Cordless Tools

100k YouTube Subscriber Tool Giveaway

ToolBoxBuzz is celebrating 100k YouTube Subscribers – 2 Giveaways Great news guys! Our YouTube Channel is approaching 100K subscribers. As a thank you to all of you we’ve teamed up with Milwaukee Tool for a special giveaway. Milwaukee Tool has generously offered a massive prize for this big milestone. We’ll be giving away the ULTIMATE […]

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Tool Accessories

Milwaukee SHOCKWAVE™ MATRIX CARBIDE Impact Driver Bits

Milwaukee CARBIDE Impact Driver Bits We get lots of comments and questions from our audience about who makes the best tools. However, from our perspective a $300 power tool is just an expensive “accessory-holder.” Power tool accessories are an important consideration for all workers in the trades. High-quality power tool accessories such as drill bits, […]

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Nailer/Stapler

Ryobi Cordless Airstrike 23-Gauge Pin Nailer (Model P318) Review

Ryobi Cordless 23 Gauge Pin Nailer Model P318 Review The Ryobi pin nailer is just another example of Ryobi’s design team’s commitment to developing tools that are not yet widespread in the tool industry. Ryobi’s cordless air nailer line,AirStrike, was expanded in the last few months when they released their P-318 Cordless 23 Gauge Pinner. […]

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    Power Tools

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    Skilsaw Table Saw – Which One To Get?

    Skilsaw Table Saw – Which One To Get? Back at the end of 2015, Skilsaw announced the first ever worm-drive table saw (SPT 70WT-22). Before that no one had ever had that geartrain in a table saw let alone a job site saw. Then just about 2 years later the brand announced another table saw (SPT […]

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    Air Tools

    Ridgid 15 Gallon 200 psi Compressor Review 

    Ridgid OF150200A – 15 Gallon 200 psi Compressor Larger air compressors make many operations go smoothly on the construction job site and in the workshop.  They improve overall production performance and operation versatility. High capacity compressors are useful for a multitude of applications including finish and trim carpentry, framing, roofing, flooring, siding, decking, and all […]

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    Hand Tools

    OLFA Rolled Materials Cutter 45-C

    OLFA Rolled Materials Cutter 45-C Review I recently saw the OLFA Rolled Materials Cutter 45-C at the JLC LIVE trade show and was impressed. I now own several, and here’s why. As a remodeler I find myself on the cutting end of many different materials such as: Ram Board Cardboard Schluter DITA-HEAT mats House wrap […]

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    Measuring & Layout

    PLS 180G Green Cross-Line Laser

    PLS 180G laser Review Most contractors know Pacific Laser Systems as a PLS laser, and many do not know that PLS is a Fluke company. PLS just introduced 11 new; point, line, and rotary lasers, that feature improved durability, accuracy, and performance. We took a look at the PLS 180G Green Cross-Line Laser. 3 New Lasers PLS […]

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    Cordless Tools

    100k YouTube Subscriber Tool Giveaway

    ToolBoxBuzz is celebrating 100k YouTube Subscribers – 2 Giveaways Great news guys! Our YouTube Channel is approaching 100K subscribers. As a thank you to all of you we’ve teamed up with Milwaukee Tool for a special giveaway. Milwaukee Tool has generously offered a massive prize for this big milestone. We’ll be giving away the ULTIMATE […]

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    Automotive

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    Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrenches

    Milwaukee Stubby Impact Wrenches At NPS18 we saw a few surprises but one of the biggest was the new Milwaukee stubby impact wrenches. While some brand’s 12V lines fade into obscurity, Milwaukee still has their foot on the gas adding more tools to the already venerable M12 line. Read on for all the details. Features […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL Attachment System w/ QUIK-LOK

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ QUIK-LOK Review It seems that everything is becoming cordless these days. While convenient, I find the multiple battery platforms, batteries, and chargers frustrating to keep track of, transport, store, and organize.  Wouldn’t it be nice if one battery fit all? Milwaukee recently came out with a new Milwaukee M18 FUEL Attachment System w/ […]

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