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 1 Inch SDS Plus Rotary Hammer – 2024

Top Cordless 1″ SDS Plus Rotary Hammer | Head-To-Head In our head-to-head comparison, we focused on 1″ SDS-Plus rotary hammers with drop motors, catering to the largest group of SDS-Plus users. These drills are widely utilized by mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and building trades for tasks such as installing 3″ drop anchors, wedge anchors, screw anchors […]

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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

Milwaukee Random Orbital Polisher Review

Milwaukee M18 15mm Random Orbital Polisher Kit Review (Model# 2684-22HD) Here in the Northeast, Summer has sprung. That means the race is on to polish those boats before they go back into the water. Also, it’s a great time to get that winter grime off of your vehicle. With that being said, we figured this […]

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Lawn & Garden

Ryobi 40V 22-inch Snowblower Review

40V HP Brushless Whisper Series 22″ 2-Stage Cordless Electric Self-Propelled Snow Blower (model RY408150) More manufacturers are replacing traditional gas-powered tools with cordless options and snowblowers. And Ryobi is fully committed, with a ton of 40V cordless tools. Since the Tool Box Buzz crew has previously reviewed Ryobi cordless snowblowers, we were excited at the […]

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Measuring & Layout

Hilti PT-C Thermal Camera Review

Hilti PT-C Thermal Imaging Camera Thermal imaging cameras, like the Hilti PT-C Thermal Camera, revolutionize the construction industry by translating thermal energy into visible light. This allows construction pros to analyze structures with accuracy and efficiency, by capturing temperature profiles and presenting them as thermal images. The applications of thermal imaging are vast and diverse. […]

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    Head-To-Head Tool Testing

    Best Cordless 1 Inch SDS Plus Rotary Hammer – 2024

    Top Cordless 1″ SDS Plus Rotary Hammer | Head-To-Head In our head-to-head comparison, we focused on 1″ SDS-Plus rotary hammers with drop motors, catering to the largest group of SDS-Plus users. These drills are widely utilized by mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and building trades for tasks such as installing 3″ drop anchors, wedge anchors, screw anchors […]

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    Cordless Tools

    Milwaukee M18 Random Orbital Polisher Review

    Milwaukee Random Orbital Polisher Review

    Milwaukee M18 15mm Random Orbital Polisher Kit Review (Model# 2684-22HD) Here in the Northeast, Summer has sprung. That means the race is on to polish those boats before they go back into the water. Also, it’s a great time to get that winter grime off of your vehicle. With that being said, we figured this […]

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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

    Ryobi 40V 22-inch Snowblower Review

    40V HP Brushless Whisper Series 22″ 2-Stage Cordless Electric Self-Propelled Snow Blower (model RY408150) More manufacturers are replacing traditional gas-powered tools with cordless options and snowblowers. And Ryobi is fully committed, with a ton of 40V cordless tools. Since the Tool Box Buzz crew has previously reviewed Ryobi cordless snowblowers, we were excited at the […]

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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

    Hilti PT-C Thermal Camera Review

    Hilti PT-C Thermal Imaging Camera Thermal imaging cameras, like the Hilti PT-C Thermal Camera, revolutionize the construction industry by translating thermal energy into visible light. This allows construction pros to analyze structures with accuracy and efficiency, by capturing temperature profiles and presenting them as thermal images. The applications of thermal imaging are vast and diverse. […]

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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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