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 “High Capacity” Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-To-Head | 2022

Best Cordless Reciprocating Saw (36V-60V) Head-To-Head Piggybacking off of our recent Best 18-24 volt Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head, we wanted to bring out the big boys. We put high-capacity reciprocating saws, ranging from 36 to 60 volts up against each other to crown the Best “High Capacity” Cordless Reciprocating Saw. Cordless Reciprocating Saw Line Up […]

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Power Tools

SawStop CTS Table Saw Review

SawStop 10-inch Compact Job Site Table Saw CTS-120A60 SawStop, known for its table saws that feature an automatic braking system that stops the blade upon contact with skin or flesh, recently released a compact table saw called the SawStop CTS Table Saw CTS-120A60. Like all SawStop saws, the CTS has outfitted with SawStop’s active injury […]

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Cordless Tools

Ridgid 18v 6½” Circular Saw Review

Ridgid 18v 6½” Circular Saw (model R8656B) I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that I never owned a 6 ½” cordless circular saw until I received the Ridgid 18v 6½” Circular Saw to review.  My work partner Ed and I were skeptical of the saw, particularly because Ed had previous experiences with 6 ½” cordless […]

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Lawn & Garden

Milwaukee M18 Hatchet 8” Pruning Saw Review

Milwaukee M18 FUEL HATCHET 8″ Pruning Saw 3004-20 We’ve had the Milwaukee M18 Hatchet 8” Pruning Saw for a few months now and have used it to prune trees, cut hardwood, 4×4’s and some PT timbers. Milwaukee M18 Hatchet 8” Pruning Saw | First Impression The saw is light, under 5 lbs., and is well […]

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Measuring & Layout

Milwaukee M12 Laser Level Review

Milwaukee M12 Green Cross Line 4-Point Laser Level Kit (Model 3624-21) Tool Box Buzz recently tested out the Milwaukee M12 Laser Level, Model 3624 Kit. This laser is a green cross-line 4-point level designed for Milwaukee’s target audience of Jobsite Professionals. This Laser Level comes as a bare tool (3624-20) or as a kit (3624-21). […]

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    Best “High Capacity” Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-To-Head | 2022

    Best Cordless Reciprocating Saw (36V-60V) Head-To-Head Piggybacking off of our recent Best 18-24 volt Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head, we wanted to bring out the big boys. We put high-capacity reciprocating saws, ranging from 36 to 60 volts up against each other to crown the Best “High Capacity” Cordless Reciprocating Saw. Cordless Reciprocating Saw Line Up […]

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    Cordless Tools

    Ridgid 18v 6½” Circular Saw Review

    Ridgid 18v 6½” Circular Saw (model R8656B) I am somewhat embarrassed to admit that I never owned a 6 ½” cordless circular saw until I received the Ridgid 18v 6½” Circular Saw to review.  My work partner Ed and I were skeptical of the saw, particularly because Ed had previous experiences with 6 ½” cordless […]

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    Power Tools

    SawStop CTS Table Saw Review

    SawStop 10-inch Compact Job Site Table Saw CTS-120A60 SawStop, known for its table saws that feature an automatic braking system that stops the blade upon contact with skin or flesh, recently released a compact table saw called the SawStop CTS Table Saw CTS-120A60. Like all SawStop saws, the CTS has outfitted with SawStop’s active injury […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    Milwaukee M18 Hatchet 8” Pruning Saw Review

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL HATCHET 8″ Pruning Saw 3004-20 We’ve had the Milwaukee M18 Hatchet 8” Pruning Saw for a few months now and have used it to prune trees, cut hardwood, 4×4’s and some PT timbers. Milwaukee M18 Hatchet 8” Pruning Saw | First Impression The saw is light, under 5 lbs., and is well […]

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    Air Tools

    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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    Hand Tools

    Ridgid Plastic Pipe Cutter Review

    Ridgid RC-2375 Plastic Pipe Cutter Recently I had to bust out my Ridgid Plastic Pipe Cutter (Model RC-2375) and thought it was worth a review. As “toolbelt-on” contractors, my colleagues and I often toss around the term “game changer” when referring to what we consider a revolutionary tool.  The Ridgid RC-2375 plastic pipe cutter is […]

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    Milwaukee M12 Laser Level Review

    Milwaukee M12 Green Cross Line 4-Point Laser Level Kit (Model 3624-21) Tool Box Buzz recently tested out the Milwaukee M12 Laser Level, Model 3624 Kit. This laser is a green cross-line 4-point level designed for Milwaukee’s target audience of Jobsite Professionals. This Laser Level comes as a bare tool (3624-20) or as a kit (3624-21). […]

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    Automotive

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    GiRAFFE TOOLS Extension Cord & Air Hose Reel Review

    GiRAFFE TOOLS Extension Cord & Air Hose Reel Review We have recently reviewed the GiRAFFE TOOLS wall-mounted pressure washer. GiRAFFE TOOLS seems to be gaining attention thanks to its heavy social media advertising for its automatic reeling tool systems. Since we had already dug into their pressure washer scene, we agreed to check out the […]

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