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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Hilti 22V NURON Battery System Preview

Hilti 22V NURON Battery System Our team was recently invited to Hilti HQ in Liechtenstein to preview the all new Hilti 22V NURON Battery line-up and updated power tools. The new 22V NURON battery platform combines higher capacity packs, updated electronics, durability upgrades to the battery packs, and brushless motors to deliver a more robust […]

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Milwaukee M12 QUIETSHELL Jacket Review

Milwaukee Men’s M12 QUIETSHELL RealTree-Pattern Jacket I am a big fan of being warm, especially being a New England Native and dealing with the winter weather that comes with it. So when I got a chance to test out the new Milwaukee M12 QUIETSHELL Jacket it was a pretty easy yes! I wore it on […]

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Werner LEANSAFE X5 Ladder Review

Werner LEANSAFE X5 Multi-Position Fiberglass Ladder I am always a fan of having multi-purpose tools to limit the amount of equipment I need to drag around a jobsite. So when I recently got the chance to test out the Werner LEANSAFE X5 Ladder, I quickly said yes. Having a 5-positon ladder was an immediate upgrade to […]

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Tool Box Buzz – Cape Cod Service Event 2021

2021 Cape Cod Service Event At Tool Box Buzz, we are vocal proponents of giving back – especially to those who have paved the way for us. That’s why, for the second year in a row, Tool Box Buzz has participated in the Sandwich Cape Cod Council on Aging-led Yard Clean-up service event. After serving […]

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide

TBB’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide Do you dread having to find a gift for the workshop-a-holic in your family? Well, have no fear! Our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide will help you pick out the perfect gift(s) for that hard-to-buy-for tradesperson in your life. We go through the heartache, pain, and suffering of testing out some […]

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Toro 21″ Cordless SP Mower Review

Toro Cordless 60V MAX 21″ Recycler Self-Propelled Mower (Model 21356) With lawn care season in it’s final throws for New England, I got the chance to try out a new cordless lawn mower to help me get ready for winter: the Toro 21″ Cordless Mower, model 21356. I was excited to test out a 60V […]

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Treblab Headphones and Earbuds Review

TREBLAB Z2 Headphones w/ Active Noise Cancelling and X3 PRO Earbuds Treblab Headphones and Earbuds were something I hadn’t heard of until recently. Yet, once I got the chance to test them out, I don’t know why I hadn’t heard of them before. I am always looking for options to combine job site connectivity, hearing […]

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LOMAX Stance Tonneau Cover Review

LOMAX Stance Tonneau Cover Tri-Panel, Diamond Mist Finish by Agri Cover I rely on my tools to be productive. So when my tools get lost, damaged, or stolen (unthinkable I know) it’s a significant and costly crisis. Also like many jobsite professionals, I rely heavily on my truck. It is a mobile extension of my […]

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Paslode 30° XP Framing Nailer Review

Paslode 30° Cordless XP Framing Nailer (Model CFN325XP) Paslode recently introduced their newest nailer model; the Paslode 30° XP Framing Nailer with fuel-powered performance. The new Model CFN325XP (#906300) is engineered, built, and tested with the PRO in mind so it was a natural fit for us to bring along to the job site and review […]

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Ryobi 12.5″ Thickness Planer Review

Ryobi 12.5″ 15Amp/120V Benchtop Thickness Planer (Model AP1305) Thickness planers, as we discussed in detail in our TBB benchtop planer Head-to-Head, are invaluable time and money-saving tools. They are also an essential tool for any woodworker looking to take on finish work projects like furniture or cabinetry building. Thickness planers ensure a uniform thickness for […]

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