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 Sawhorse Head-To-Head

The Best “Carpenter” Sawhorse 2024 I feel like I’ve been on a quest my entire career as a carpenter to find the unicorn of sawhorses. By that I mean a pair of sawhorses that stores well, are durable, open easily, support a lot of weight, and don’t break after 2 months or immediately after dropping […]

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Power Tools

ANNOYTOOLS 3018 plus CNC Product Review

ANNOYTOOLS 3018 plus CNC Is there a place for the 3018 Plus CNC in my shop? My workshop is more high-tech than most other ones. In addition to a large assortment of the usual woodworking stationery tools, I have two large format CNC machines, three 3D printers, and two laser engravers. My CNC machines can […]

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Cordless Tools

RIDGID 18V Hybrid 18” Drum Fan Review

RIDGID 18V Hybrid Drum Fan Model R860722B Review RIDGID will release their new 18” Brushless Drum Fan in February of 2024 and they sent us a sample to review. A RIDGID 18V battery or any standard extension cord can power the RIDGID Drum Fan. RIDGIDS’ new fan is extremely quiet and the brushless motor allows […]

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Lawn & Garden

Stihl MS 400 C-M Chainsaw Review

Stihl MS 400 C-M Professional Chainsaw Review This tool review will cover one of the outstanding gas-powered offerings from Stihl. The Stihl MS 400 C-M chainsaw is the world’s first professional-grade chainsaw to feature a lightweight magnesium piston. The material change in the engine components creates a light-weight, high-performing saw, that is easy to handle. […]

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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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    Head-To-Head Tool Testing

    Best Sawhorse Head-To-Head

    The Best “Carpenter” Sawhorse 2024 I feel like I’ve been on a quest my entire career as a carpenter to find the unicorn of sawhorses. By that I mean a pair of sawhorses that stores well, are durable, open easily, support a lot of weight, and don’t break after 2 months or immediately after dropping […]

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    Cordless Tools

    RIDGID 18V Hybrid 18” Drum Fan Review

    RIDGID 18V Hybrid Drum Fan Model R860722B Review RIDGID will release their new 18” Brushless Drum Fan in February of 2024 and they sent us a sample to review. A RIDGID 18V battery or any standard extension cord can power the RIDGID Drum Fan. RIDGIDS’ new fan is extremely quiet and the brushless motor allows […]

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    Power Tools

    ANNOYTOOLS 3018 plus CNC Product Review

    ANNOYTOOLS 3018 plus CNC Is there a place for the 3018 Plus CNC in my shop? My workshop is more high-tech than most other ones. In addition to a large assortment of the usual woodworking stationery tools, I have two large format CNC machines, three 3D printers, and two laser engravers. My CNC machines can […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    Stihl MS 400 C-M Chainsaw Review

    Stihl MS 400 C-M Chainsaw Review

    Stihl MS 400 C-M Professional Chainsaw Review This tool review will cover one of the outstanding gas-powered offerings from Stihl. The Stihl MS 400 C-M chainsaw is the world’s first professional-grade chainsaw to feature a lightweight magnesium piston. The material change in the engine components creates a light-weight, high-performing saw, that is easy to handle. […]

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    Air Tools

    Metabo HPT NV 83A5 3-1/4 Inch Coil Nailer Review

    Metabo HPT NV 83A5 3-1/4″ Coil Nailer Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi) has a long history of making exceptional pneumatic nailers. The recent transition to the new name of Metabo HPT has left some confusion in the industry but that’s starting to change as users make the switch. We’ve recently reviewed several of their new cordless […]

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    Hand Tools

    Stiletto TRIMBONE Titanium Finish Hammer

    Stiletto TRIMBONE Hammer The titanium hammer vs. steel hammer debate has been going on at my job site for a few years now. The big questions are 1) whether titanium hammers are worth the cost, which is sometimes 4 times more than a steel hammer, and 2) whether they really prevent injuries. I’m not here […]

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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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    Automotive

    Lund Duraloader Loading Ramps Review

    Lund Duraloader Arched Aluminum Folding Loading Ramps Our work trucks are an essential part of our on-site capability, and the Lund Duraloader Loading Ramps by Realtruck we recently tested with them only highlighted this more. These ramps are rugged aluminum folding ramps that follow an arched, extended-length design. They fold in half for easy storage […]

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