Rob Robillard

Robert Robillard is a remodeler, general contractor, and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts. He also writes the "Ask the Carpenter" advice column in the Boston Globe, 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 Cordless Copper Tube Cutter 2471-22 Review

Milwaukee® M12 Cordless Copper Tube Cutter I recently had the opportunity to evaluate and test the Milwaukee Cordless Copper Tubing Cutter, Model # 2471-22. The M12 Copper Tubing Cutter is designed for cutting copper and is touted to be a huge time saver for plumbers, mechanical contractors and re-modelers. First Impression: The M12 cutter comes […]

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Bosch Tool Corp. Recalls Hammer Drills

Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recalls Bosch Hammer Drills Due to Electrical Shock Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or […]

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Bosch 7.0-AMP Jigsaw Review

Bosch Jigsaw Review If you’re a carpenter, cabinet installer or a serious DIYer you can’t get the job done without a quality jigsaw. I recently had the oppotrtunity toreview the Bosch top-handled 7.0-Amp, Model JS470E jigsaw to review. First Impression: The Bosch JS470E jigsaw comes in a molded case with a blade storage compartment. It […]

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Dremel 6800-01 Trio Rotary Tool Kit

DREMEL-TRIO MULTI-PURPOSE TOOL Recently the folks at Dremel sent me their new Dremel-Trio to evaluate. I’ve used the Dremel rotary tool before and liked it so I was super excited to see what the Dremel-Trio was all about. The Dremel Trio is a multi-purpose tool that can be used to cut, sand and rout materials […]

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Duo-Fast Cordless Roofing Nailer DFCR175C

Testing the new Duo-Fast Cordless Roofing Nailer DFCR175C If you follow this site you know that I enjoy reviewing tools.  For me, part of reviewing a tool is to try to use it in the field on applications that it was intended for. Tools are designed for specific functions but as you know we often […]

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Bostitch GF28WW Cordless Framing Nailer ~ Review

Bostitch GF28WW Cordless Framing Nailer Cordless nailers offer their user a lightweight and portable way to work and are perfect for framing crews, remodelers and contractors when performing small framing jobs like dormers, subflooring, sheathing and rot repairs. Using a cordless nailer on stagging, a ladder or while walking on top of a wall plate […]

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Bosch 12” Dual-Bevel Glide Miter Saw

Bosch 12” Dual-Bevel Glide Miter Saw.  Model GCM12SD. A miter saw is probably one of the most used tools on the jobsite.  In the last 10 plus years sliding miter saws have increased in popularity. Professionals and DIYers love the sliding miter saw because of its ability to cross cut boards 12 to 14: wide, […]

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BOSCH Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser GLL2-10

Bosch Laser level makes sure your work is “on the level.” Self-leveling laser tools are ideal for many professional and DIY installations.  Self-leveling lasers are useful for installing tile to hanging shelving.  These laser levels ensure that your layout lines and installations are level and or plumb and are great for providing a hands free […]

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