Ben Fecteau

Benjamin is a former project manager, CNC-designer, and AWS-certified welder with experience running a commercial and industrial steel design and fabrication company. Before making the jump to commercial construction, he spent years renovating houses and building furniture where he became skilled in the art of home wiring, flooring, siding, and custom tool modifications. Benjamin has a Masters Degree in Education and is passionate about sharing his love of design with his sons and through community-based outreach. He resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and enjoys spending time with his family, in his workshop, and serving as an Air Force Officer.

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Milwaukee New SHOCKWAVE Drill Bits 2024

Milwaukee New SHOCKWAVE Drill Bits 2024 Released at World of Concrete The ToolBoxBuzz Crew has been given early access to the new releases from Milwaukee for the World of Concrete 2024 expo. We wanted to highlight Milwaukee’s newest drill bits – the extended length 12 in. SHOCKWAVE & 18in. Bellhanger Drill Bits. Both of these […]

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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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2023 Holiday Gift Guide

2023 Holiday Tool Gift Guide This year’s TBB’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide will help you pick out the perfect gift(s) for that hard-to-buy-for tradesperson in your life. Especially if you’re shopping for someone who just wants tools but already seems to have too many. Or that special person talks about tools and hardware even when […]

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Metabo HPT 18 GA Brad Cordless Nailer Review

Metabo HPT 18 GA Cordless Multivolt 2 Inch Brad Nailer (Model: NT1850DFQ4) We recently got a sample of the new Metabo HPT 18 GA Cordless Brad Nailer to test out in our shops. We used it for a wide range of trim applications and also on some custom-finished furniture orders. It was powerful, comfortable, and […]

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Ridgid 18V Barrel-Grip Jigsaw Review

Ridgid 18V Cordless Sub-Compact Barrel-Grip Jigsaw (Model R86346) We recently tested out the new Ridgid 18V Sub-Compact Barrel-Grip Jigsaw to see how it stacked up against other jigsaws we’ve used. Jigsaws are essential tools for rough-cutting curves or non-standard angles, especially in rough framing and carpentry. So they always have a place on our job […]

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InoKraft MaXpray Paint Sprayer Review

InoKraft MaXpray M3 Plus Airless Paint Sprayer with Stand We recently got our hands on the InoKraft MaXpray M3 Plus Airless Paint Sprayer and were excited to put it to good use. It had been a few years since we last covered a sprayer (and it was HVLP vs airless). We appreciate any sprayer that […]

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Festool Wireless Earbuds Review

Festool Wireless Bluetooth Earbud Hearing Protection, NRR 25 dBs (Model GHS 25) Hearing protection on any job site or in any shop is a must. So when we got the chance to check out the new Festool Wireless Earbuds that boasted a respectable NRR rating of 25 it was an easy yes. We used them […]

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TBB’s 2023 Father’s Day Gift Guide

TBB’s 2023 Father’s Day Gift Guide TBB’s 2023 Father’s Day Gift Guide will help you pick out the perfect gift(s) for that tool-loving dad or father figure in your life. And that can be a tall task if they already seem to have ALL the tools. But have no fear… Whether you just want a […]

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Evolution Powertools Metal Miter Saw Review

Evolution Powertools 14 in. Metal Cutting Miter Saw, 120V/15A (Model S355MCS) Tool Box Buzz recently tested out the Evolution Powertools Metal Miter Saw (model S355MCS), an industry first. It’s true, until this point, there were no 14 in. metals cutting chop saws on the market with a pivoting cutter head. Until Evolution Powertool’s S355MCS came […]

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Extang ALX Tonneau Cover Review

 Extang Solid Fold ALX Tonneau Cover, 3-Panel, Black Tonneau covers are one of many options to help protect expensive tools from damage or theft. So naturally they have a place on many of our work trucks. So we were happy to recently test out the Extang ALX Tonneau Cover. It’s a standard aluminum-framed Tri-Fold design […]

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