Rob Robillard

Robert Robillard is a remodeler, general contractor, and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts, and serves as the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and founding editor of A Concord Carpenter . Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review - Tool and Product Review - Video Channel, , where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers 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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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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Best Sawhorse Head-To-Head

The Best “Carpenter” Sawhorse 2024 I feel like I’ve been on a quest my entire career as a carpenter to find the unicorn of sawhorses. By that I mean a pair of sawhorses that stores well, are durable, open easily, support a lot of weight, and don’t break after 2 months or immediately after dropping […]

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Diamondback “The Seven” Deluxe Vest System Review

~ This article was written by apprentice carpenter Luke Thacker – at Concord Carpenter LLC I’ve owned and worn two tool belts in my short career – a Husky carpenter tool belt and later an AWP trap jaw oil-tan leather tool rig, both worn around the waist. Despite their utility, I have always felt there […]

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Bosch New Tools 2024

Bosch Unveils 30 Cutting-Edge Cordless Tools Tailored for Construction Pros at World of Concrete 2024 We had the pleasure of attending the 2024 World of Concrete trade show, where Bosch stole the spotlight with its impressive lineup of 30 new cordless tools meticulously designed to meet the demanding requirements of our industry. While many of […]

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Milwaukee PACKOUT Warming Box

Milwaukee PACKOUT Conversion | Adhesive and Battery Warming Box Introducing the “Antarctica-Proof PACKOUT Warmer,” a revolutionary collaboration with Milwaukee Tool Corp. This cutting-edge warming box is specifically designed to defy freezing temperatures, ensuring optimal functionality for both batteries and cordless tools in the harshest job site conditions. The PACKOUT Warmer maintains a consistently warm environment, […]

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Guardian C7 Cable Climbing Sleeve and Cable Climbing System

Guardian  C7 Cable Climbing System ​​​​​       ​​​​​ HOUSTON, TX, November 30, 2023 – Guardian is excited to announce its new C7 Cable Climbing Sleeve and Cable Climbing System are now available and shipping in the U.S. and regions following OSHA/ANSI regulatory standards! This powerful duo is designed to allow users to climb easy and climb on! The C7 […]

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KEEN Utility Arvada Review

KEEN Utility Arvada Work Sneaker The Keen Utility Arvada work sneaker recently was released. Keen says this show was designed for jobs requiring constant movement and long hours on your feet. The Arvada blends athletic-level cushioning and style, with a safety-toe, all in a lightweight package. Keen uses a proprietary mid-sole compression-resisting technology the call […]

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Milwaukee ½” Cordless Router Review

Overall having the ability to use a cordless router with ½ shank router bits for larger profiles is huge. This Milwaukee ½” Cordless Router has the power, functionality, and accessories to compete with corded plunge and fixed base routers. It’s well made, and the kit is comprehensive.

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Greenworks 12-Inch Cut-Off Saw Review

Greenworks 12-Inch Cut-Off Saw [Power Cutter] We recently looked at the Greenworks 12-Inch Cut-Off Saw . The 12-inch Greenworks cutter is powered by an 82V 3.2kW battery platform. The beauty of a battery power cutter set up like the Greenworks is all you have to do is insert a battery and start cutting. There is […]

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Can Cordless Tools Replace Gas Tools?

Gas to Battery Power Equipment Trend Hey guys, as I was putting the finishing touches on our chainsaw head-to-head video, I was thinking about how far battery technology has come since I started using cordless tools. That stream of thought brought me down a rabbit hole to think about how landscaping industry is now experiencing […]

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