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

http://www.aconcordcarpenter.com/@https://twitter.com/robertrobillardRob RobillardRob Robillard

All posts by Robert

DEWALT Precision Trim Saw Blades

DEWALT® Launches New Precision Trim Blades DEWALT Precision Trim Saw Blades are DEWALTS answer for crosscutting and ripping applications in premium materials. applications typical for a woodworkers and trim carpenters who frequently find themselves making precision cuts in moldings, staircases, cabinets, windows, flooring, and hand rails. DEWALT Precision Trim Saw Blades have a thin kerf, […]

Continue reading »

Milwaukee New Max-Lok Carbide Extension System

Milwaukee® Introduces New Max-Lok™ Carbide Extension System At Milwaukee’s recent media event I had the chance to look and try out their new Milwaukee New Max-Lok Carbide Extension System.  I was super impressed with the ease of connection, durability and opportunities that these extensions offer. This system is used to extend SDS-MAX rotary hammer bits from […]

Continue reading »

Channellock CODE BLUE Pliers318B and 430CB

Channellock CODE BLUE Plier Line Now Made In USA Whether your a Professional contractor, serious DIYer or just a homeowner that demands top quality tools, you’ll want to take a close look at what Channellock is up to. Recently Channellock announced that they are now making their entire CODE BLUE pliers line in their Meadville, […]

Continue reading »

Bostitch 200PSI Oil Free compressors

New Bostitch High Efficiency, Oil-Free Compressors Bostitch recently announced the addition of two new high efficiency oil-free compressors – models CAP1645-OF and CAP1615-OF. Each compressor is oil-free and boasts a 200 PSI max / 15 amp operating system while emitting lower  lower noise levels than compressors with traditional induction motors. An induction motor is an AC motor where power is […]

Continue reading »

RIDGID Air JobMax Pneumatic Multi-Tool

RIDGID Air JobMax Pneumatic Multi-Tool Starter Kit Model  R9020PNK The RIDGID Air JobMax pneumatic multi-tool is the newest edition to the JobMax Multi-tool family. It is the first pneumatic tool with interchangeable heads and  at only 1.5 lbs.  The compact interchangeable head allows the user to operate this tool in tight places – a plus […]

Continue reading »

RIDGID Roofing Cutter

RIDGID Roofing Cutter Model R040SCA I hate cutting roofing shingles – it’s difficult, abuses the blades and is just plain difficult.   Apparently the folks at RIDGID hate it too because they just came out with a pneumatic roofing cutter that cuts through shingles like butter. The RIDGID Roofing Cutter runs at 9,600 SPMs and […]

Continue reading »

BORA Magnetic Combination Square

BORA Combination Square Provides Quick and Accurate Measurements BORA, a product division of Affinity Tool Works, introduces its new Magnetic Combination Square hand tool. Featuring a magnetic locking system and durable, quality construction, the Combination Square is a professional-grade tool, suitable for a variety of applications including carpentry, general construction and remodeling, woodworking, and do-it-yourself […]

Continue reading »

Bosch Blue Granite Turbo Hammer Drill Bits

Bosch Blue Granite Turbo Masonry and Tile Drill bits Lately it seems that Bosch has been churning out really cool accessories.   From multi tool blades to drill bits.  Most recently they are offering the Blue Granite Turbo Hammer Drill Bits. Designed for drilling  holes in masonry. Turbo masonry bits – from ease of chucking in […]

Continue reading »

Bosch Oscillating Multi-tool Blades

New Bosch Oscillating Tool Blades Deliver 30 Percent Longer Life, Greater Speed   Titanium coating increases life of half-moon cutting blades; 3Max tear drop-shaped carbide blade that saves time on grout/thinset removal. Mt. Prospect, Ill., May 9, 2012 – The hottest power tool segment should benefit from the best accessories on the planet. Bosch has […]

Continue reading »

Channellock 7.5″ 758 Flush Cutter

NEW Channellock Flush Cutter. The folks at Channellock just released a new 7.5 inch flush cutter designed specifically  to cut plastic ties. A tool like this is ideal for electricians, Audio visual techs, mechanics, IT and aviation folks who need to cut copper wire close to solder joints or need to snip off plastic tie wraps.  and […]

Continue reading »