Rob Robillard

Robert Robillard is also the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and the editor of the blog, A Concord Carpenter and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts. As a carpenter and web editor, Rob is a recognized leader in tool and how-to information for building professionals. He is the carpenter correspondence for and writes a Q&A column, in the Sunday Boston Globe, called "Ask the Carpenter."He hosts the Concord Carpenter Cable TV Show,, offering the do-it-yourself audience in Boston’s Metro West region expert advice on home repairs and maintenance. Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review - Video Channel, where we post all of our tool reviews and video editorials. Rob enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate on best practices in the remodeling industry. The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob

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FLEXVOLT 60 V Brushless 9 in. Cut-Off Saw

DEWALT FLEXVOLT 60 V Brushless 9 in. Cut-Off Saw DCS690 Review I first laid my eyes on the Dewalt FLEXVOLT 60 V brushless cut-off saw at the 2018 World of Concrete trade show. A year later, I’m still amazed at the innovation of this cordless tool, probably because it’s cordless, and requires NO GAS! Recently […]

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KLEIN Hybrid Pliers J215-8CR

KLEIN Hybrid Pliers J215-8CR Review

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Milwaukee ROVER Flood Light 2114-20

Milwaukee USB Rechargeable ROVER Pivoting Flood Light Review Ok let me get this out of the way, I’m a lover of lumen. I like LED lights, and everything from; pen lights, head lamps, flashlights, spot lights and all sorts of innovative problem solving lights like the Milwaukee ROVER Pivoting Flood Light. The ROVER a USB […]

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Milwaukee M12 FUEL 3-Inch Compact Cut Off Tool

Milwaukee M12 FUEL Compact Cut Off Tool 2522-21XC The New Milwaukee M12 FUEL 3-inch compact cut off tool is a “Jack of all trades, master of none!”  It was designed to be a compact, multi-material, cutting tool that operates on the M12 platform. The first thing we noticed was the tool has a one-speed trigger […]

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Best Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Drill

Best Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Drill – Head -to-Head Arguably the most used tool of any trade and probably the most common power tool among homeowners and DIYer’s the ½” cordless drill is as common as it is useful, and versatile. The pistol grip cordless drill was developed by Black and Decker in 1961, but didn’t […]

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DeWALT Heavy Duty Walkie-Talkies

Dewalt DXFRS300 Rechargeable 2-Way Radios For the Job Site We recently took the Heavy Duty Dewalt Walkie-Talkie to one of our crew members commercial job site to see how they worked. The site is the home of the Boston Pipefitters Local 537 Training facility and is a 5-story steel and concrete building on a 70,000 […]

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DEWALT 20V 5 Inch Cordless Random Orbital Sander

DEWALT DCW210B 20V Cordless XR Sander Review There’s something satisfying to sanding our project to a smooth surface. Sanders have come a long way, and now were starting to see cordless sanders come on the market. Dewalt Cordless Sander The DEWALT 20V 5 Inch Cordless Random Orbital Sander is one more tool for the woodworking and […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL D-Handle Jig Saw Review

We’ve been using the Milwaukee M18 FUEL D-Handle Jig Saw for a few months now and are here to tell you our thoughts. Upgrades The M18 FUEL D-Handle Jig Saw is a Gen 2 upgrade from an earlier version. This new saw is brushless, has increased SPM, dust collection and an LED light. Brushless Motor Equipped […]

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DEWALT DCS334 XR Jig Saw Review

DEWALT DCS334 XR 20 Volt Jig Saw There is no doubt that today’s cordless tools make our work easier, and save time on tasks. DEWALT just released the DEWALT DCS334 XR Jig Saw which is aD-handle model, and will soon follow up with a barrel grip saw in January 2019. For those of you wondering, the […]

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Milwaukee 0885-20 M18 FUEL 3-in-1 Backpack Vacuum

Milwaukee M18 FUEL 3-in-1 Backpack Vacuum Review Job-site dust can be a big deal. Dust can affect your personal health or your companies professional image. As a remodeling contractor we work hard at keeping dust out of occupied homes we work on. As a result, we use our vacuums for spot, and area cleanups, as […]

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