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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Black and Decker Platinum Lithium Vacuum Series

Black and Decker Platinum Series Vacuums: Models# BDH2000FL, BDH2000SL, and BDH2000L Black & Decker® just launched a 20 volt Platinum lithium, cordless vacuum series with three different models to choose from.  Look for reviews on TBB soon! These cordless vacuums  are sized perfectly for the shop, office or car and are powered with lithium battery technology.  They […]

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Milwaukee Force Logic Press Tool

Milwaukee Force Logic™ Copper Press Tool The Milwaukee Force Logic Press Tool is part of the M12 and M18 line and is the smallest and lightest copper and steel pipe press connector available.  This tool was designed to increase your productivity and profitability.  Built in intelligence called Force Logic™  monitors the force output of the tools press mechanism to ensure a […]

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Bosch Auto Feed Screw Gun

Bosdh SG450AF Auto Feeding Screw Gun Bosch just released it’s first auto feed screw gun.   The Bosch auto feed screw gun, model #  SG450AF’s has an attachment which feeds strips of screws through the tool automatically; similar to other self feeding screw gun. Auto Feed screw guns are used for all types of applications including; small one-handed tools […]

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Kershaw Needs Work Knife

Kershaw Needs Work Knife 1820 With Sandvik 14C28N Stainless-Steel Blade In the construction field you want a knife that’s tough, durable, well made and won’t slip from your dirty, wet or slippery hands.  The Kershaw Needs Work Knife is just that, it’s a “go to” knife for all sorts of cutting applications. The Kershaw Needs Work Knife […]

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Bosch JS572E Top-Handle Jig Saw

Bosch’s new Jig Saws with Precision Control™ II system: Bosch, the inventor of the jig saw, and t-shank jigsaw blade, recently debuted two new jigsaw additions to their line up which I got to try last month at their 2012 media event. Both the Bosch JS572E Top-Handle Jig Saw and the JS572EB Barrel-Grip Jig Saw […]

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Savage Jab Saw and Utility Knife

Savage Jab Saw / Utility Knife: The folks at Swanson Tool Company has a new line of tools called savage tools.   One new release is the Savage Jab Saw and Utility Knife which will make remodelers, drywall and irrigation folks happy. The Savage Jab Saw and Utility Knife is a combination utility knife and jab saw.   […]

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Komelon Tape Measure

Komelon Professional High Viz Tape Measure I recently got my hands on a few of the brand new Komelon Professional High Viz Tape Measure.  This new Komelon Tape Measure is slated to be released this month.   You cant buy it yet! As a remodeling carpenter the tape measure is probably one of my most used […]

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DEWALT ICC Code Reference Guides for Pros

Delmar and DEWALT Release Revised ICC Code Reference Guides for Building and Plumbing Professionals The folks at Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a well known provider of learning solutions for professional development has partnered with the folks at DEWALT to revise a series of ICC code reference books for professionals. The DEWALT ICC Code […]

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Fluke Laser Distance Meters

The beauty of a laser distance meter is based on its simplicity of use and time saving benefits. Just point, click, done and you can measure larger distances with greater accuracy. Fluke Laser Distance Meters offer quick, accurate, point-and-click measurements up to 100 meters (330 feet)

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Dremel 8220 12VMax Cordless Rotary Tool

The Dremel 8220 Cordless 12V High-Performance Rotary Tool The more I see from Dremel the more impressed I am.  With their recent release of their cordless Dremel 8220 12VMax Cordless Rotary Tool  do-it-yourself enthusiasts and hobbyists will have more flexibility in rotary applications.   The Dremel 8220 replaces the Dremel 8200. The Dremel 8220 12VMax Cordless […]

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