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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EGO 56V Cordless Select Cut Mower

EGO 56V Cordless 21″ Select Cut Lawn Mower LM2156SP Review By Ben Carmichael There are certain tools that make a chore a chore, there are those that make a chore endurable, and then there are those that make a chore not a chore anymore.  For me, that was the EGO 56V Cordless Select Cut Mower.  […]

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Ryobi 18V ONE+ HP 6-1/2″ CORDLESS TRACK SAW Review

RYOBI 18V ONE+ HP 6-1/2″ TRACK SAW PTS01K The new Ryobi 18V track saw arrived in our shop a month ago and we’ve been using it prior to this review. We immediately recognize that this saw will appeal to DIY’ers because it takes up less space, is easier to use, and is safer than a […]

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Milwaukee NEW TOOLS for 2022

Milwaukee Releases NEW TOOLS for 2022 We recently attended the 2022 Milwaukee Pipeline event to preview the recent tools releases and updates for Qtr. 2. Most of these tools will come out in August or October 2022. Below is a sampling of just some of the products released by Milwaukee! M12 – New Generation 3 […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Track Saw Preview

Milwaukee M18 FUEL 6 ½” Plunge Track Saw PACKOUT 2831-21 Kit Last week they announced the long-awaited Milwaukee track saw. This cordless saw is powered by the M18 FUEL battery and has a 6 ½” blade.   There’s no denying that Milwaukee has been late to the game with carpentry tools, but they usually don’t […]

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HILTI 22V NURON Circular Saw Review

HILTI 22V Cordless Circular Saw SC 30WR-22 This year Hilti released more than 70 cordless tools, all on their new 22-volt Nuron platform. The new platform features a brushless motor, improved electronics and the Nuron battery enables a step-change in 22-volt cordless performance and powers tool classes previously only possible on higher-voltage platforms. We took […]

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Best Cordless Mower 2022

Cordless Lawn Mower Head-To-Head | 2022 Like Ricky Bobby says ” If you ain’t first then you’re last.” While we love the spirit of that statement, we feel that does not hold true when it comes to the Best Cordless Mower. We feel that there is a place for cordless mowers, whether it is in a small […]

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Best Cordless Rear Handle Circular Saws

Cordless Rear Handle Circular Saw Head-to-Head 2022 What is the advantage of a rear handle circular saw? One of them is the extended reach you get, which is extremely helpful when cross-cutting sheet goods or long rips on framing lumber, the other is power. This Head-to-Head is the third and final in-depth review on cordless […]

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Festool TS 55 FEQ Tracksaw Review

Updated Festool Track Saw TS 55 FEQ And Tracks | What’s NEW? The Festool TS 55 FEQ Tracksaw was recently released and there is a lot of hype about it., so what’s new on this new track saw?  If you were thinking of a more powerful brushless motor, updated electronics, or more torque, you’re wrong. […]

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Best Cordless 6-1/2 Circular Saw

6-1/2″ Circular Saw Head to Head | 2022 Commonly referred to as a “Trim Saw” the 6-1/2″ cordless circular saw is useful for more than just cutting trim. Most 6-1/2″ saws have a blade-left design which many trim carpenters feel offers a better line of sight, ensuring accurate cutting. They’re the same tool as their […]

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PACKOUT Shop Storage

Milwaukee PACKOUT Workshop Storage Tool storage and organization don’t stop at the job site, it naturally carries into the workshop. Workshop organization is an ongoing process, that requires good habits, and is best achieved with systems in place that help you maintain your organizational habits. The Milwaukee PACKOUT Shop Storage is one of these systems. PACKOUT […]

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