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 Sander – 2.5 Year Look-Back Review

Milwaukee M18 Random Orbital Sander 2648-21 I reviewed this Milwaukee M18 Sander about 2.5 years ago. While it’s not used every day it has seen a lot of use and it’s mostly great. Here’s a quick refresher 12,000 OPM Max Variable Speed Control 5″ Sanding Pad 7,000-12,000 OPM Variable Speed 3/32″ Orbit Diameter Universal Hose Adapter […]

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Milwaukee M18 Brad Nailer – 1 Year Look Back

Milwaukee 18 Gauge Brad Nailer 2746-20 Gen 2 Look-back Review I run mostly Milwaukee and Makita platform tools. Many of the tools in this trailer I have done a tool review on, and while tools usually perform well in the beginning the real testament to a good tool is productivity and longevity. We took a […]

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ISOtunes Link Bluetooth Headphones

ISOtunes Link Bluetooth Rechargeable Headphones IT-30 When working in my shop the noise level can vary widely from machine to machine depending on conditions of use, and machine type. Protecting your hearing is super important, and so is listening to good music or a decent podcast.We recently took a look at the  ISOtunes Link bluetooth Headphones. […]

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Makita Tool Reviews -4 Years Later – Did We Get It Right?

Makita Tools 4-Year Look-Back Tool Review I run mostly Makita and Milwaukee platform tools. Many of the tools in this trailer I have done a tool review on, and while tools usually perform well in the beginning the real testament to a good tool is productivity and longevity. So here we are 1 to 4 years […]

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2021 ToolBoxBuzz Subscriber Survey

Please Take Our Reader Survey Hey guys, Rob Robillard here from Tool Box Buzz. While I am usually here to share some information with you — be it tool reviews, or carpentry tips, or DIY projects — today, I want to flip the tables. Today, I want to hear from you. Why? Because everything we do […]

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Track Rack Storage System

Track Rack – Track Saw Storage Rack By FastCap The Track Rack storage system is a great way to store track saw guides safely. TBBCrew member Mike Hopp recently added some to his new box truck and I was intrigued. Track Rack Storage System Cost At $20 each, I picked up 2 pairs of the […]

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Milwaukee M18 ROCKET Tower Light/Charger 2136-21

Milwaukee ROCKET Tower Light [Gen 2 Upgrade] Man has residential job site lighting come a long way from the old-school incandescent droplight with the metal cage, to today’s LED cordless AC /DC capable work lights. As a remodeling contractor, we work in spaces that have not yet had lighting installed by the electrician. When setting up a […]

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Best Compact Sliding Miter Saw

Best Cordless Compact Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our “Head-to-Head” series, we took a look at compact cordless miter saws. These saws range from a tiny 6-1/2″ to 8-1/2″ with the majority falling into 7-1/4″.  We’ve given these saws thorough testing, looking at a variety of criteria to help you decide […]

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Best 12 Inch Cordless Miter Saw

Best Cordless 12 Inch Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our BestCordless Miter Saw Head-to-Head series, we took a look at four 12-inch cordless miter saws. If this is your first time reading one of our Head to Heads, trust that our crew poured over each saw to give you a comprehensive […]

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Milwaukee Green Laser

Milwaukee Rechargeable Green Lasers Lasers have been one of the most requested new products for Milwaukee for a long time. Being late to the game they knew they had to up the ante and needed a way to differentiate and innovate in the space. They focused on improving efficiency for layout and install applications and […]

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