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.

Head-To-Head

Best Compact Sliding Miter Saw

Best Cordless Compact Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our “Head-to-Head” series, we took a look at compact cordless miter saws. These saws range from a tiny 6-1/2″ to 8-1/2″ with the majority falling into 7-1/4″.  We’ve given these saws thorough testing, looking at a variety of criteria to help you decide […]

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Power Tools

Oliver Machinery Table Saw Model 10010 Review

Oliver Machinery 10″ Table Saw w/ Roller Stand Review (model 10010) Oliver Machinery’s recently released 10″ job site table saw, model 10010, is a fully-featured portable table saw worth highlighting. This 10″ job site table saw with a roller stand is Oliver Machinery’s top option for portable table saws. It also represents Oliver Machinery’s commitment […]

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Cordless Tools

Ryobi 7 1/4 Circular Saw PBLCS300 Review

Ryobi 7 1/4 Circular Saw PBLCS300 Review If we had to choose a single cordless item for carpentry and construction, we would be hard-pressed to pick against a 7 ¼” circular saw for basic cutting tasks.  We use circular saws on everything from sizing 2×4 rough framing to doing plunge cuts on exterior wall sheathing. […]

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Lawn & Garden

ECHO PB-9010T Backpack Blower Review

ECHO Model PB-9010T Backpack Blower Review This tool review will take an in-depth look at the ECHO Model PB-9010T, which is currently touted as “the world’s most powerful backpack blower”. In December, I had the opportunity to attend the ECHO live media event for their new 2021 product lines. As a long time ECHO products […]

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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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    Power Tools

    Oliver Machinery Table Saw Model 10010 Review

    Oliver Machinery 10″ Table Saw w/ Roller Stand Review (model 10010) Oliver Machinery’s recently released 10″ job site table saw, model 10010, is a fully-featured portable table saw worth highlighting. This 10″ job site table saw with a roller stand is Oliver Machinery’s top option for portable table saws. It also represents Oliver Machinery’s commitment […]

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    Air Tools

    Metabo HPT 6 Gallon Pancake Air Compressor EC914S

    Metabo HPT 6 Gallon High Capacity Pancake Air Compressor  EC914S Review Metabo HPT is back at it innovating the job-site compressor with a Pro-Grade, new lighter weight, high capacity compressor called THE TANK. The Tank also called the Metabo HPT 6 Gallon Pancake Air Compressor EC914S weighs 41lbs, is engineered with the power to run a framing, […]

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    Hand Tools

    Rack-A-Tiers 52300 Studball Magnetic Stud Finder

    Rack-A-Tiers 52300 Studball magnetic stud finder Tool Review This is a review of the Rack-A-Tiers 52300 Studball magnetic stud finder, but first let’s take a little trip back in time. In 1977 the first electronic stud finder was designed and the Zircon Corporation put one into production shortly thereafter. Zircon was the sole producer of […]

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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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    Cordless Tools

    Ryobi 7 1/4 Circular Saw PBLCS300 Review

    Ryobi 7 1/4 Circular Saw PBLCS300 Review If we had to choose a single cordless item for carpentry and construction, we would be hard-pressed to pick against a 7 ¼” circular saw for basic cutting tasks.  We use circular saws on everything from sizing 2×4 rough framing to doing plunge cuts on exterior wall sheathing. […]

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    Automotive

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL 3/8″ Compact Impact Wrench Review

    M18 FUEL™ 3/8″ Compact Impact Wrench w/ Friction Ring 2854-20 The expansion of compact cordless tools continues to explode due to the advances in brushless motors and batteries. Over the last several years we’ve seen a lot of cordless power tools trim down and lose inches where it counts most. Milwaukee has introduced quite a […]

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    Lawn & Garden

    ECHO PB-9010T Backpack Blower Review

    ECHO PB-9010T Backpack Blower Review

    ECHO Model PB-9010T Backpack Blower Review This tool review will take an in-depth look at the ECHO Model PB-9010T, which is currently touted as “the world’s most powerful backpack blower”. In December, I had the opportunity to attend the ECHO live media event for their new 2021 product lines. As a long time ECHO products […]

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