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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Festool RTS 400 REQ and DTS 400 REQ Compact Sanders

Festool Compact Sanders My first sander was a block of wood with sand paper. No I’m kidding it was a Craftsman 5″ square pad sander that had spring loaded clips for clamping the sandpaper down. That was in 1989 and I kept it in operation for at least 8 years. Its amazing to think about […]

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Campbell Hausfeld 6-gallon Quiet Compressor

Campbell Hausfeld 1 H.P. Compressor, Model DC060500 Review Air compressors are found in a wide range of environments and an even wider range of uses. My first experience with an air compressor was at the gas station helping my dad add air to our family vehicle’s tires. Then there was the excitement as a kid watching construction […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Cordless Miter Saw Review

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Brushless 10-Inch Miter Saw 2734-21 Milwaukee recently took their “cordless job site” goal to the next level by releasing the Milwaukee M18 FUEL Dual Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw, Model 2734-21 . Until now miter saws have been an AC (corded) dominant power tool and for good reason. Trying to get corded […]

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FESTOOL Dust Extractors

FESTOOL Cleantec HEPA Dust Extractors Festool, the only company that manufactures a vacuum designed especially for their tools is looking to create the perfect tool to vacuum relationship. Some call it a workshop love affair, I call it genius! Below is some information I learned about FESTOOL Dust Extractors. For US and Canada users Festool has four categories […]

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Festool Pro 5 LTD Sander

Festool Pro 5 LTD Sander  Last September I had the opportunity to visit Festool headquarters in Stuttgart Germany where I tested some new and improved tools. At that time we were not able to share this information with you, but I can now! Say hello to the Festool Pro5 LTD Sander   Festool Believes You’ll See […]

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Milwaukee M12 LED Compact Flood Light

Milwaukee M12 Rover Flood Light Review 2364-20 The Milwaukee M12 LED Compact Flood Light  is the missing link in the M12 platform.  Sure Milwaukee had the M12 lantern and stick light, but this one its different. Its designed more box shaped with a lower more stable base and an angled lens bezel. The light measures 5-1/2″ […]

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RIDGID LED Lighting Solutions

RIDGID GEN5X 18V Flood Light R8694620B
RIDGID GEN5X 18V Hybrid Folding Panel Light R8694221B with tri-pod.
RIDGID GEN5X 18V Dual-Power Light Cannon R8694220B

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Bosch 12V Brushless Impact Drivers

Bosch PS42 Impact Driver and PS82 3/8″ Impact Wrench We’ve all heard the phrase “Size Matters.” When it comes to impacting tools, a compact size can matter a lot when your working in restricted space areas. The new Bosch 12V brushless impact drivers may be small but their a mighty force is capable of driving […]

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Ridgid 12 Inch Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw Review

Ridgid 12 Inch Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw Model R4221 The Ridgid 12 Inch Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw is unlike any saw I’ve ever used. This saw is capable of cutting a 70-degree miter angle. To achieve these kind of cuts I have to use an acute angle jig clamped to my miter saw […]

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Ryobi LED Flashlight RFL905

Ryobi LED Flashlight RFL905 Review Since making the Tek4 flashlight I’ve been waiting for Ryobi to make another kick ass flashlight. Recently they designed the Ryobi LED Flashlight RFL905 and once again, caught my attention. The Ryobi RFL905 is the perfect light for shop, garage, home or every day use and carry.  Packed with all the […]

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