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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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Sawzall 2821-21

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Sawzall Gen 2 – What’s New? One of the most widely used power tools in the construction industry would be the reciprocating saw. The first reciprocating saw was introduced by Milwaukee in 1951 with their SAWZALL® Reciprocating Saw. Today, over 69 years later, we find the industry filled with full-size cordless reciprocating […]

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Metabo HPT 6 Gallon Pancake Air Compressor EC914S

Metabo HPT 6 Gallon High Capacity Pancake Air Compressor  EC914S Review Metabo HPT is back at it innovating the job-site compressor with a Pro-Grade, new lighter weight, high capacity compressor called THE TANK. The Tank also called the Metabo HPT 6 Gallon Pancake Air Compressor EC914S weighs 41lbs, is engineered with the power to run a framing, […]

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Senco JoistPro 250 Metal Connector

Senco JoistPro 250 Metal Connector Nailer Review As a remodeler we find ourselves bringing existing structures up to today’s building code.  That means using larger headers and joists and using metal connectors to make safer and stronger buildings. Years back we would install these metal connectors by hand, but today we have the Senco JoistPro 250 […]

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Makita 18V XPK02Z Planer

Makita 18V Brushless Cordless 3-1/4″ Planer XPK02Z Review Carpenters have been using handheld power planers to adjust doors and plane down cabinets and boards for years. It’s hard to imagine that Makita first released an electric planer in 1958 and today they have the Makita 18V XPK02Z Planer which is brushless and cordless! New Makita 18V XPK02Z […]

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Milwaukee FUEL Oscillating Multi-Tool

Milwaukee M18 and M12 FUEL Oscillating Multi-Tool Review Toolboxbuzz was the first website to get their hands on the new Milwaukee FUEL Oscillating Multi-Tool both their M12 and M18 versions.  Here’s what we think of it: The Oscillating Multi-Tool [OMT] has changed the carpentry industry with it’s the ability to quickly and accurately make cuts that in the […]

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Crescent Wiss Shears

Crescent Wiss Tradesman and Utility Shears As a Pro contractor, my biggest complaint with shears has always been that they aren’t powerful, durable, or comfortable for repetitive cuts. As a result, I’ll use my utility knife but that’s NOT always the best tool for the job. Crescent Wiss Shears is about to change all that! Wiss […]

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Best Cordless Track Saw

Best Cordless Track Saw Comparison – Head-To-Head Track saws make long, precise cuts more quickly and with greater precision than table saws or circular saws. They are light, easy to transport, set up is quick and easy, and they produce extremely accurate cuts. The TBBCrew took a hard look at the major cordless track saw […]

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ISOtunes Pro 2.0 Earbuds

ISOtunes Bluetooth Noise Isolating Earbuds Review I recently tried out the new ISOtunes Bluetooth noise isolating earbuds Pro 2.0 model. To be honest I never liked the idea of wearing headphones with music because I felt it could impact site safety. What changed my mind was reading that the ISOtunes Bluetooth Pro 2.0 noise isolating earbud […]

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DEWALT 20V Cordless Roofing Nailer

DEWALT 20V Cordless Wire Collated Roofing Nailer DCN45RNB Review We recently got our hands on the DEWALT 20V 15° cordless coil roofing nailer. This is the first battery-powered only nailer we’ve seen, we did review the Duo-fast gas nailer years ago, but it did not stick with contractors. We’ve been using the DEWALT pneumatic nailer […]

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Makita LED Area Work Light  

Makita 18V X2 L.E.D. Area Light, DML810 Review As a remodeling contractor, we work in spaces that have not yet had lighting installed by the electrician yet. When setting up a job site, the right lighting is essential to ensuring that we can safely see what we are working on. We recently took a look at […]

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